NEW YORK, August 25, 2011: Today, Bloomberg LP and BNA announced that they have entered into an agreement whereby Bloomberg will acquire all outstanding shares of BNA at $39.50 per share in a cash tender offer, followed by a merger, for a total price of approximately $990 million. Evercore Partners, a leading independent investment banking advisory firm, advised BNA on the sale.
Morgan Lewis served as counsel to Evercore Partners. Bloomberg's acquisition of BNA, a legal tax and regulatory research company, expands the company's legal and government services business. The Morgan Lewis team was led by Business and Finance partner Alec Dawson, and included Business and Finance partner Charlie Engros and associate Rachel Wolman.
For more information, please see the companies' joint press release [PDF].