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January 23, 2018

King & Spalding Advises Northlane Capital Partners on its Sale of SMG Holdings

ATLANTA, Jan. 23, 2018 — King & Spalding advised Northlane Capital Partners on its sale of SMG Holdings to an affiliate of Onex Corporation (TSE: ONEX).

Northlane Capital Partners is a private equity firm that invests in control buyouts of middle market companies based in North America. NCP focuses on three sectors: healthcare, outsourced business services and industrial technology. SMG provides venue management and related services to approximately 240 public assembly facilities across the world, including Soldier Field in Chicago, the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.

The King & Spalding team on this transaction included corporate partners Ray Baltz and Spencer Stockdale and associates John Anderson, Aaron Parks and Graham Jones. Other lawyers included partner Jonathan Talansky (tax), partner Sam Choy (compensation and benefits), counsel Ellen Sueda (compensation and benefits), partner Ellen Snare (finance), partner Jeffrey Spigel (antitrust) and senior associate Christopher Yook (antitrust).

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