Akin Gump Advises Meritage Group in Les Schwab Acquisition

(New York) – Les Schwab’s board and shareholders have announced an agreement to sell the tire retailer to family-owned investment firm Meritage Group, which was advised in the transaction by Akin Gump.

David D’Urso and Eli Miller, partners in Akin Gump’s corporate practice, led the team advising Meritage. They were joined by corporate associates Brittany Harrison, Joshua Wright and Alex Schnapp, and by tax partners Patrick Fenn and Lewis Kweit and associate Julie Geng.

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