Alston & Bird acted as counsel to Credit Suisse, the financial advisor to Worldpay, Inc., in connection with the proposed acquisition of Worldpay by Fidelity National Information Services in a cash and stock deal valued at $43 billion.
Alston & Bird consistently ranks among the top 10 law firms representing financial advisors in M&A as reported annually by Corporate Control Alert, the legal and financial dealmaking journal. In 2018, the firm ranked No. 7 among counsel to investment banks involving U.S. companies in deals valued at $100 million or more, acting as counsel to financial advisors on 19 deals with a total value of approximately $57 billion.
Advising Credit Suisse are Alston & Bird partner Stuart Rogers and associate Robyn Downing of the firm’s Corporate & Business Transactions Group. Rogers is also a member of the firm’s Financial Advisors Practice.