FIS is a global leader in banking and payments technology as well as consulting and outsourcing solutions. With a long history deeply rooted in the financial services sector, FIS serves more than 14,000 institutions in over 130 countries. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., FIS employs more than 42,000 people worldwide and holds leadership positions in payment processing and banking solutions. Providing software, services and outsourcing of the technology that empowers the financial industry, FIS is a Fortune 500 company and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index.
The Shearman & Sterling team was led by partners Laurence Bambino (New York-Tax) and Clare O’Brien (New York-Mergers & Acquisitions) and included partners Ethan Harris (Washington, DC-Tax) , counsel Nathan Sawyer (New York-Mergers & Acquisitions) and Jordan Altman (New York-Intellectual Property Transactions), and associates Derek Kershaw (New York-Tax), Adam Sternberg (New York-Tax) and Edward Boehme (New York-Mergers & Acquisitions).