Willkie Recognized for Leading One of the Largest M&A Transactions of Q1 2019

April 15, 2019

Willkie’s representation of Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) in its acquisition of WorldPay is included in Law360’s list of the biggest deals from 2019’s first quarter and the firms that guided them.

Willkie’s role in the third-largest deal of 2019’s first quarter was featured by Law360 in a recent article, “The Biggest Deals From Q1 & The Firms That Led Them.”

On March 18, Willkie represented FIS, a global leader in financial services technology, in its acquisition of Worldpay, a global leader in e-commerce and payments, for approximately $42 billion. The combined company will be positioned to offer best-in-class enterprise banking, payments, capital markets, and global e-commerce capabilities empowering financial institutions and businesses worldwide.

The Willkie team that advised FIS on the deal was led by partners Robert Rachofsky and Adam Turteltaub, with assistance from partners Viktor Okasmaa, William Rooney, Christopher Peters and Mark Holdsworth, UK partner Henrietta de Salis and associates Christopher Gandia and Morgan McDevitt.

Willkie is consistently ranked among the nation’s leading firms for mergers and acquisitions, representing buyers, sellers, special committees of boards, debt and equity investors and financial advisors in some of the most significant and complex acquisition transactions.