Katharine Pearce is an associate in the Technology Transactions Practice, within the Firm's Global M&A Group and Global IP Group. Katharine focuses on transactional matters involving the development, acquisition, transfer, and licensing of intellectual property and information technology in a variety of sectors.
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Recent experience includes the representation of:
Representation of Ara Partners, an industrial decarbonization-focused private equity fund with US$1.5 billion in assets under management, in its acquisition, restructuring and initial investment of US$75 million in Vonore Fiber Products LLC and Genera Energy Inc., companies in the domestic agricultural pulp and molded fiber industries based in Vonore, Tennessee.
NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG), a consumer services company built on dynamic retail brands, in its US$5.2 billion all cash acquisition of Vivint Smart Home, Inc. (NYSE: VVNT), a leading smart home company in the United States, inclusive of the assumption of VVNT's debt.