WilmerHale Counsels Eaton Vance in $7B Deal With Morgan Stanley

WilmerHale Counsels Eaton Vance in $7B Deal With Morgan Stanley

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Morgan Stanley and Eaton Vance Corp. announced today that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Morgan Stanley will acquire Eaton Vance for an equity value of approximately $7 billion. The acquisition is expected to close in the second quarter of 2021, subject to customary closing conditions.

The WilmerHale team advising Eaton Vance is led by Joe Conahan, Eric Hanson, Andrew Langworthy, Will Myer, Victoria Peluso and Arwa Alali and includes Lillian Brown, Franca Harris Gutierrez, Dan Halston, Reade Jacob, Jeff Johnson, Ben Kelsey, Stephanie Nicolas, Amy Null, Bill Paine, Len Pierce, Erika Robinson, Julie Hogan Rodgers, Knute Salhus, Hartmut Schneider, Tiffany Smith, Meghan Walsh and Jonathan Wolfman.

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