Scott Fryman has joined the Firm as a partner in our Global Tax Practice and Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practice.
Scott's practice focuses on the tax aspects of complex business transactions, including domestic and international mergers, acquisitions, investments, divestitures, joint ventures, financings and restructurings. He also has considerable experience advising on SPAC initial public offerings, financings and business combinations.
Prior to joining the Firm, Scott was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis in its Tax practice.
Scott received his BA from George Washington University, his JD from Brooklyn Law School and LLM from New York University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in New York.
Representation of Golden Nugget Online Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNOG) and the Special Committee of its Board of Directors in the US$1.56 billion acquisition of GNOG by DraftKings Inc., a leading digital sports entertainment and gaming company.
Representation of CITIC Capital Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: CCAC), a SPAC, in its US$1.4 billion business combination with Quanergy Systems Inc., a technology company in the LiDAR industry.
Representation of CVC Capital Partners:
- in a consortium of investors in the US$3.5 billion investment for a 22.55% stake in Authentic Brands Group LLC, a brand management company and owner of a portfolio of brand name companies.
- in its acquisition of Mediaocean, the leading global omnichannel advertising platform.
Representation of Celestica Inc. (NYSE: CLS), a Canadian multinational electronics manufacturing services business, in its US$306 million acquisition of PCI Private Ltd., a Singapore-based South East Asian electronics manufacturing and service business, from Platinum Private Equity.
Representation of Gopher Investments in its acquisition of Finalto. Finalto is the financial trading division of Playtech plc (LSE: PTEC), the world's largest online gaming software supplier.
Representation of Sole Source Capital LLC, an industrial-focused private equity firm:
- in its acquisition of Digital Printing Concepts, Inc., a manufacturer of high-quality durable and graphic intensive barcode labels.
- in its acquisition of I.D. Images, a manufacturer of high-quality durable and graphic intensive labels.
Representation of Dominus Capital, L.P. in its acquisition of Seaga Midco, Inc., a leading vending machine manufacturer based in Illinois.
Representation of The Carlyle Group European Technology Fund IV in its acquisition of LiveU, an Israeli-headquartered producer of portable cellular backpacks for video streaming and live broadcasting from Francisco Partners, the majority shareholder and minority shareholders.