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King & Spalding Advises Roark Capital Portfolio Company Atkins Nutritionals Inc. in Combination with Conyers Park Acquisition Corp.


11 Apr 2017
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ATLANTA, April 11, 2017 — King & Spalding acted as legal adviser to an affiliate of Atkins Nutritionals Inc., a portfolio company of Roark Capital Group, which entered into a definitive agreement today to combine with The Simply Good Foods Company, an affiliate of Conyers Park Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: CPAAU), for $730.1 million. In connection with the definitive agreement, The Simply Good Foods Company will become a publicly traded company.

The King & Spalding team was led by corporate partners Ray Baltz, Bill Roche and Carrie Ratliff. It also included tax partner Wayne Pressgrove, finance partners Carolyn Alford and Jennifer Daly, and associates Spencer Stockdale, John Anderson, Scott Edwards, Aaron Parks, Zack Davis and Robert Beard.

About King & Spalding

Celebrating more than 130 years of service, King & Spalding is an international law firm that represents a broad array of clients, including half of the Fortune Global 100, with 1,000 lawyers in 19 offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The firm has handled matters in over 160 countries on six continents and is consistently recognized for the results it obtains, uncompromising commitment to quality, and dedication to understanding the business and culture of its clients. More information is available at www.kslaw.com.

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