Cast & Crew’s Acquisition of The Team Companies

Latham & Watkins represented Cast & Crew in the transaction.

Cast & Crew, a leading international provider of mission-critical software and technology-driven services to the entertainment industry, has signed a definitive agreement to purchase The Team Companies, a payroll and production management solutions company servicing the advertising, music and concert tours, and live events industries.

This transaction brings together two companies with the shared mission of digitizing, automating, and simplifying the experience of creating entertainment content. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Latham & Watkins represented Cast & Crew in the transaction with an M&A team led by Los Angeles partners Alex Voxman (Picture) and Andrew Clark, with Los Angeles associates Brianna Dollinger, Joseph Porter, and Eirene Kim. Advice was also provided on finance matters by Los Angeles partner Kenneth Askin, with Los Angeles associate Michael Vacca; on tax matters by Bay Area partner Grace Lee, with Bay Area associate Jake Meninga; on benefits and compensation matters by San Diego partner Holly Bauer, with Los Angeles associate Megan Ampe; on regulatory matters by Bay Area partner Joshua Holian, with Bay Area associate Charles Sprague; on insurance matters by Los Angeles partner Drew Levin, with Los Angeles associate Harrison White; on intellectual property matters by Los Angeles partner Ghaith Mahmood, with Los Angeles associate Natasha Phillips; and on data privacy matters by Bay Area counsel Robert Blamires, with Washington, D.C. associate Jimmy Smith.

Involved fees earner: Megan Ampe – Latham & Watkins; Kenneth Askin – Latham & Watkins; Holly Bauer – Latham & Watkins; Robert Blamires – Latham & Watkins; Andrew Clark – Latham & Watkins; Brianna Dollinger – Latham & Watkins; Joshua Holian – Latham & Watkins; Grace Lee – Latham & Watkins; Drew Levin – Latham & Watkins; Ghaith Mahmood – Latham & Watkins; Jake Meninga – Latham & Watkins; Natasha Phillips – Latham & Watkins; Joseph Porter – Latham & Watkins; James Smith – Latham & Watkins; Charles Sprague – Latham & Watkins; Michael Vacca – Latham & Watkins; Alex Voxman – Latham & Watkins; Harrison White – Latham & Watkins;

Law Firms: Latham & Watkins;

Clients: Cast & Crew Payroll, LLC;