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Sheppard Mullin Represents Arlington Capital’s Portfolio Company, Zemax, in sale to EQT

June 27, 2018

Arlington Capital Partners has sold Zemax Software Holdings, LLC, the Kirkland, Washington-based global leader in optical and illumination design software, to EQT Partners (EQT) to support the continued growth of Zemax by leveraging EQT’s global network, experience in scaling businesses and history of developing enterprise software leaders.  Sheppard Mullin served as counsel to Zemax. The deal team was led by Washington, D.C. partners Luca Salvi and Frank Bacelli, special counsels Michael Koltonyuk and Malika Levarlet, associates Wes Fischer and John Peshtaz, and paralegal Aaron Hill. 

Invaluable special assistance was provided by Keith Gercken, Bob Magielnicki, Jim Ritter, Keith Szeliga, Michael Zhang, Michael Chan, Jonathan Meyer, Carlo Van den Bosch, Liisa Thomas, Verity Rees, Fatema Merchant, Michael Baranovic, John Crisp, Sean Kirby, Kieran Murphy, Sean Cuddihy, Gazal Pour-Moezzi, Yu Xia, and Pamela Fowlie.

Arlington Capital is a longstanding firm client and Sheppard Mullin has represented them in many transactions over the years, including most recently the acquisitions of Tex-Tech Industries, Molecular Products Group and Endeavor Robotics, and the sale of Novetta Solutions.

Read more about the deal in Arlington Capital’s press release here: http://arlingtoncap.com/news/arlington-capital-partners-has-sold-zemax-global-leader-in-optical-and-illumination-design-software-to-eqt/