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.
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