United Rentals Completes $2.1 Billion Acquisition of BlueLine Rental from Platinum Equity

October 31, 2018

S&C represents United Rentals, Inc. in its definitive agreement with BlueLine Rental under which United Rentals acquired BlueLine from Platinum Equity for $2.1 billion in cash. The S&C team on the transaction was led by Frank Aquila, along with Julia Kim, Amanda Gill, Natalie Lum-Tai and Jeffrey MacDonald. Neal McKnight and John Anselmi, along with Joyce Kwok and Kyra Ayo Caros advised on financing matters; Heather Coleman, along with Amanda Toy and Estefania Souza advised on executive compensation and benefits matters; Ronald Creamer, along with Jonathan Rhein and Michael Hogan advised on tax matters; Matthew Brennan advised on environmental matters; and Mehdi Ansari, along with Justin Orr and Nicole Sharer advised on intellectual property matters.