Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s Acquisition of ImOn

Simpson Thacher advised Goldman Sachs on the deal.

Goldman Sachs announced its agreement to acquire ImOn Communications. The transaction is expected to close in the first half of this year and is subject to receipt of certain customary regulatory approvals.

Founded in 2007, ImOn currently owns and operates a 2,000+ mile network in eastern Iowa that reaches over 60,000 households and businesses and is one of the fastest growing fiber-to-the-premise broadband companies in the region.

The Simpson Thacher team includes Katherine Krause (Picture), Breen Haire, Tyler Cox, Zain Rifat and Austin Hubbert (M&A); Jennifer Hobbs and Dorothy Hector (Banking and Credit); Jonathan Goldstein and Eli Shalam (Tax); Larry Moss, Linda Barrett and Jeffrey Penn (Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits); Lori Lesser and Melanie Jolson (Intellectual Property); Krista McManus (Real Estate); Michael Isby (Environmental); and Peter Guryan and Kelly Karapetyan (Antitrust).

Involved fees earner: Linda Barrett – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Tyler Cox – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jonathan Goldstein – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Peter Guryan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Breen Haire – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Dorothy Hector – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jennifer Hobbs – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Austin Hubbert – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Michael Isby – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Melanie Jolson – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Kelly Karapetyan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Katherine Krause – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Lori Lesser – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Krista McManus – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Laurence Moss – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jeffrey Penn – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Zain Rifat – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Eli Shalam – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: Goldman Sachs;

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Author: Youness Semri