Colony NorthStar Announces $475 Million Sale of The Townsend Group to Aon plc

September 1, 2017

S&C represents Colony NorthStar, Inc. in its definitive agreement to sell The Townsend Group to Aon plc for $475 million.
 
The S&C team on the transaction was led by Mitchell Eitel, along with Stephen Salley, Louis Argentieri and Natalie Lum-Tai. Robert Downes advised on corporate and disclosure-related matters; Matthew Friestedt, Jeannette Braun and Kelsey Baldwin advised on executive compensation and benefits matters; Ronald Creamer and Jonathan Rhein advised on tax matters; Frederick Wertheim advised on regulatory matters; Vanessa Blackmore and Victor Siek advised on U.K. regulatory matters; and Mehdi Ansari and Rachel Yu advised on intellectual property matters.