Press Release

Morgan Lewis Advises Aramark in $1 Billion Acquisition of AmeriPride Services

October 16, 2017

PHILADELPHIA, October 16, 2017: Morgan Lewis represented Aramark, a food service, facilities and uniform services provider, in its $1 billion acquisition of AmeriPride Services Inc.

The combination of these two uniform services companies will create a leading uniform services provider with enhanced scale and capabilities, serving nearly 500,000 customers in North America. View the Aramark release for more information about the transaction.

The Morgan Lewis team was led by partner Richard Aldridge and associate Michael Baxter, with assistance from associates Richard Umbrecht, Jacquelynne Hamilton, Crystal Fang, Adam Cole, and Ali Good. Partners Eric Stern, Amy Kelly, Patrick Rehfield, Christopher Amandes, Shevon Scarafile, Paul Gordon, Karen Butcher, Ross Friedman, and Harry Robins also aided in the transaction, along with of counsels Eric Marcuson and Randy McGeorge, senior client employee benefits advisor Summer Blackburn, and associates Sariyah Buchanan, Saghi Fattahian, Erica Jaffe, and Julia Sturniolo.