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News Aug 19, 2015

Shearman & Sterling Advises Symphony Technology Group on Sale of CoreOne Technologies to Markit Group

Shearman & Sterling is advising Symphony Technology Group on the sale of CoreOne Technologies Holdings LLC to Markit Group Limited in a transaction valued at approximately $200 million.

Symphony Technology Group is a private equity firm with the strategic vision and capital to transform high-potential companies into definitive market leaders. Founded in 2002, STG has established a global community. Its portfolio reports $2.7 billion in revenue and, collectively, has more than 17,000 employees.

CoreOne is a leading provider of regulatory reporting, index management, data management and prime brokerage services to financial institutions. Markit is a leading global provider of financial information services.

The Shearman & Sterling team included associate Lisa Lopshire (San Francisco-Mergers & Acquisitions). Other lawyers involved included partners Richard Hsu (Menlo Park-Intellectual Property Transactions), Larry Crouch (Menlo Park-Tax), and Jessica Delbaum (New York-Antitrust); counsel Daniel Stellenberg (Menlo Park-Compensation, Governance & ERISA); and associates Ryan Bray (Menlo Park-Tax), Ben Peterson (Menlo Park-Intellectual Property Transactions), Mark Langer (Menlo Park-Intellectual Property Transactions), Kelly Karapetyan (New York-Antitrust) and Hugh Martin (New York-Antitrust).