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David A. Edgar

Represented Continental AG (ETR: CON), through its wholly owned subsidiary ContiTech USA, Inc., in connection with its acquisition of 100% of the outstanding equity of WCCO Belting, LLC. Germany-based Continental is a multinational automotive, industrial, and agricultural technology and parts manufacturing company. WCCO Belting is a North Dakota-based specialized industrial and agricultural belting manufacturing company with a subsidiary in Texas, the company distributes to more than 20 countries around the world.
Represented Sinch AB (STO: SINCH) in connection with a definitive agreement to acquire MessengerPeople, a leading German software-as-as-service platform for conversational messaging. Sinch will pay a total enterprise value of €48 million, with a total cash consideration of €33.6 million and €14.4 million paid in the form of new shares in Sinch. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter 2021. A global leader in cloud-based communications for mobile customer engagement, Sinch is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a presence in more than 40 countries. With easy-to-use applications that are designed for business users, MessengerPeople complements Sinch’s API-based offering for larger enterprises and channel partners. The acquisition builds on Sinch’s ongoing organic investments and previous acquisitions in next-generation, conversational messaging.
Represented Sinch AB (STO: SINCH) in connection with its acquisition of Pathwire for a total consideration of US$ 1.925 billion on a cash and debt-free basis. The consideration will be split between cash and stock of Sinch, and closing of the transaction is expected to occur before the end of 2021. A global leader in cloud-based communications for mobile customer engagement, Sinch is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a presence in more than 40 countries. Pathwire is a trade name for the combined business of Mailgun and Mailjet, a leading cloud-based email delivery platform with its products for developers and marketers. The acquisition of Pathwire makes Sinch one of the few global Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) providers that can deliver leading quality at scale across the various main digital communications channels that businesses use to engage with their customers.
Represented AGC Flat Glass North America Inc., one of the largest manufacturers of glass and glass-related products in North America, in connection with the sale of its architectural glass business to Cardinal Glass Industries. The glass facilities subject to sale included AGC’s Greenland, Tennessee float glass manufacturing plant with two furnaces and one coater; its coating facility in Abingdon, Virginia; and a float plant in Spring Hill, Kansas, with one furnace. Cardinal Glass Industries operates 42 locations in the United States, including five float glass manufacturing facilities. 
Represented Sinch AB (STO: SINCH) in connection with its acquisition of Inteliquent, the largest independent voice communications provider in the United States, for a total cash consideration of US$ 1.140 billion on a cash and debt-free basis. A global leader in cloud-based communications for mobile customer engagement, Sinch is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a presence in more than 40 countries. This acquisition expands Sinch's role in voice connectivity for enterprises and telecom carriers in the United States.
Advised Sinch AB (STO: SINCH) on its acquisition of SAP SE’s Digital Interconnect group, for a total cash consideration of €225 million. SDI offers cloud-based communications products and serves more than 1,500 enterprise customers and 500 mobile operators, spanning 190 countries. A global leader in cloud communications for mobile customer engagement, Sinch is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a presence in more than 40 countries. The cross-border carve-out transaction involves a stock acquisition of entities located in the U.S., Finland, and China, together with asset acquisitions across approximately 30 countries. 
Advised RWE Group on its sale of Georgia Biomass, a large-scale producer of industrial wood pellets located in Waycross, Georgia. RWE Group, headquartered in Essen, Germany, is one of the world's leading companies for renewable energies.
Represented Crane Co. in the US$172 million purchase of the Instrumentation and Sampling business of CIRCOR International, Inc., a provider of flow control solutions and other highly engineered products for the industrial, energy, aerospace, and defense markets.
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