Sidley represented Simeio–a portfolio company of media, entertainment, communications, and technology private equity firm ZMC–in its acquisition of PathMaker Group (PMG), which provides identity management services and solutions. The acquisition of PMG is a key strategic move that complements Simeio’s expansion into new industries and talent pools and adds new capabilities around identity orchestration and automation.
The Sidley team was led by Payom Pirahesh and Luke Ashworth (M&A and Private Equity), and includes Dan Clivner, Cat Zhang, Mariana Orbay, and Kimberly L. Sheehan (M&A and Private Equity); Angela Fontana, Banks Bruce, and Hana Muwaqet (Global Finance); Lauren A. Gallagher and P.C. Wang (Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation); Rachel D. Kleinberg, Andy J. Lau, and Jonathan M. Westreich (Tax); Russell G. Weiss (Technology and Life Sciences Transactions); Ash Nagdev and Ernesto R. Claeyssen (Privacy and Cybersecurity); and Scott J.F. Goldstein (Insurance).