November 30. 2020

Mayer Brown represents CDK Global in sale of its international business to Francisco Partners


A Mayer Brown team represented CDK Global, Inc. (“CDK”), a leading provider of dealer management systems and integrated information technology solutions to the automotive retailing and adjacent industries, in the sale of its CDK international segment to Francisco Partners for $1.45 billion.

CDK expects the transaction to be completed during the third quarter of its fiscal year 2021, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approval.

The Mayer Brown team was led by Corporate & Securities partners Jodi Simala, Jason Wagenmaker (both Chicago) and Richard Page (London) and included: Corporate & Securities – partners Michelle Gross (NorCal) and Brad Peterson (Chicago) and associates Amy Dippolito (NorCal), Elizabeth Gore, Maya Rahwanji, Candace Jackson, Stephanie Coirin, Qi Chen, Tom Santora (all Chicago), Alastair Dolman, Zayn Khan, Maddy Pryde, Priya Mistry and Sarah Reder (all London); Tax Transactions & Consulting – partners Matthew Mortimer (London) and Jason Bazar (NY), counsel Kitty Swanson (London) and associate Juan Lopez Valek (NY); IP – partners Rich Assmus (Chicago) and Oliver Yaros (London); Employment & Benefits – partners Debbie Hoffman (Chicago), Christopher Fisher and Régine Goury and associate George Aldous; Antitrust & Competition – partner David Harrison (all London) and Litigation & Dispute Resolution – partners Britt Miller (Chicago) and Bill Stallings, counsel Meytal McCoy and associates Isabella Giorgi (all DC) and Jessica Michaels (Chicago).  


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