Slaughter and May, in conjunction with Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, advising Dentsu Aegis Network on its acquisition of a majority stake in Merkle Group

Slaughter and May, working as part of an integrated team with Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and Group General Counsel, Simon Zinger, is advising Dentsu Aegis Network on its acquisition of a majority stake in Merkle Group Inc.  Merkle is the largest independent data analytics, customer relationship management & performance marketing agency in the US, generating $436m of revenues in 2015 and with offices in the US, UK, China and Spain. Merkle will become one of Dentsu Aegis Network’s leading global agency network brands.  Agreements have been put in place that would allow Dentsu Aegis Network to acquire the remaining shares in Merkle by the end of 2020.

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP team: Faiza Saeed , David Perkins , Gabriella Kleeman , Amber Lam , Jason Jones , Christina Shin , Daniel Lin , Len Teti , Kiran Sheffrin Executive Compensation and Benefits: Jonathan Katz , Romica Singh , Dan Herrmann , Joyce Law , Brian Budnick , Margot Wagner , Jason Sandler , Robin Landis , Jesse Weiss

Roland Turnill Partner
Robert Innes Partner
Claire Jackson Partner
Gretel Scott Associate
Ed Milliner Senior Counsel