Cheetah Digital to Merge with CM Group

October 21, 2021

San Francisco – Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, represented Vector Capital and its portfolio company, Cheetah Digital in the merger between Cheetah Digital and CM Group, a portfolio of martech companies focused on multichannel digital marketing. The combined company will operate under the CM Group, and will expand its primary focus from email marketing to overall customer engagement and give marketers the ability to acquire, engage, and retain customers.

The Paul Hastings team was led by Private Equity Partner Dana Kromm, and included associate Maggie Chou.

Additional advice was provided by partners Arun Birla and Lucas Rachuba; of counsel Amy Lawrence, and associate Kami LaBerge (Tax); partner Lindsay Sparks (Finance); partner Dan Stellenberg, of counsel Jeffrey Ii, and associate William McCue (Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits); partner Todd Schneider, and associates April White and Orrin Neitzke (IP); partner Sherrese Smith and associates John Gasparini  and Thomas Darby (Data Privacy and Security); of counsel Michael Wise and associate Mary Rogers (Antitrust); partner Scott Flicker, senior associate Randall Johnston, Talya Hutchison, and Jeremy Gordon (Trade Controls); and of counsel Jennifer Riddle (Compliance). The team also included Paris based partner Camille Paulhac and associate Juliette Hua (Antitrust).

At Paul Hastings, our purpose is clear — to help our clients and people navigate new paths to growth. With a strong presence throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S., Paul Hastings is recognized as one of the world’s most innovative global law firms.


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