NEW YORK, December 26, 2012 — King & Spalding advised GE Aviation in its agreement with Accenture to form a joint venture company that will provide airlines and cargo carriers around the world intelligent operations services focused on improving efficiency. The new venture, called Taleris, will leverage aircraft performance data, prognostics, recovery and planning optimization solutions that will include assets and capabilities from both GE and Accenture.
The transaction closed on December 19. Financial details were not provided.
The King & Spalding legal team involved in the joint venture was led by corporate partner Michael J. Egan and consisted of the following lawyers:
Brittain A. Rogers (counsel, Atlanta)
Marcus A. Young (senior associate, London)
Talmadge Infinger (associate, Atlanta)
Justin M. King (associate, Atlanta)
Susanna Marshall (associate, London)
James H. Lokey (partner, Atlanta)
Sara O. Loft (project attorney, Atlanta
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