KCG Holdings Announces $1.4 Billion Acquisition by Virtu Financial

April 20, 2017

S&C represents KCG Holdings, Inc. in its definitive agreement to be acquired by Virtu Financial, Inc. in a transaction valued at approximately $1.4 billion.

The S&C team on the transaction was led by Jared Fishman, Rodgin Cohen and John Mead, along with Katherine McGavin, Yael Tzipori and Kristin Rulison. John Estes and Bobby Yeh advised on financing matters; Marc Treviño, Regina Readling and Amanda Toy advised on executive compensation and benefits matters; Mehdi Ansari and Rachel Yu advised on intellectual property matters; Ronald Creamer, Isaac Wheeler and Jameson Lloyd advised on tax matters; and Juan Rodriguez, Joseph Matelis and Eric Queen advised on antitrust matters.