December 9, 2019. Fried Frank acted as counsel to ProQuest in its acquisition of Innovative Interfaces and its entry into an incremental term loan credit facility to finance the acquisition. Innovative Interfaces is a leading provider of integrated library systems for public, academic, and specialty libraries. The acquisition and financing are expected to close early in the first quarter of 2020.
The Fried Frank team was led by corporate partner Brian T. Mangino and included corporate partner J. Christian Nahr; antitrust and competition partners Nathaniel L. Asker and Tobias Caspary; executive compensation & ERISA partner Jason R. Ertel; intellectual property and technology partner Amir R. Ghavi; tax partner Alan S. Kaden; corporate special counsel Bret T. Chrisope and Adam J. Ross; antitrust and competition special counsel Aleksandr B. Livshits; corporate real estate special counsel Melissa A. Meyrowitz; corporate associates Amelia J. Gordon, Paul C. Lee, Roxanne Lepore, and Vidit Mehra; antitrust and competition associates Valeri Bozhikov, Shruti Hiremath, and Matthew E. Joseph; corporate real estate associate Anne Catherine Podolsky; executive compensation & ERISA associates Samantha Steinfeld Rozell and Jaclyn I. Waters; intellectual property and technology associate Marli Sussman; and tax associates Shane C. Hoffmann and Karen Li.