Ropes & Gray Wins IFLR’s Private Equity Deal of The Year for Representing McAfee in $14 Billion Sale

Rankings & Awards
May 22, 2023

Ropes & Gray has won the Deal of The Year Private Equity category at IFLR’s 2023 Americas Awards for representing McAfee in its sale to a private equity investor group for $14 billion in 2022. McAfee, a global leader in online protection, was acquired by an investor group that included Advent International, Permira Advisers, Crosspoint Capital Partners, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, GIC Private Limited and a wholly owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.

The team representing McAfee was led by private equity and M&A partners Michael Roh and Chris Comeau, Howard Glazer, and Kate Withers, and included commercial & securities litigation partners Randy Bodner and Daniel McCaughey, tax partner Adam Greenwood, litigation & enforcement partners Ama Adams and Maria Calvet, antitrust partners Ruchit Patel and Jonathan Klarfeld, finance partners Arek Maczka and Jay Kim, mergers & acquisitions partner Thomas Holden, employment, executive compensation & benefits partner Megan Baca, mergers & acquisitions counsel Greg Demers and Deidre Johnson, and data, privacy & cybersecurity partner Ed McNicholas.