Paul Hastings Representing Rural/Metro in Acquisition by Warburg Pincus

March 28, 2011

New York, NY
(March 28, 2011) - Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm is representing leading ambulance and private fire protection services company Rural/Metro Corporation on its acquisition by global private equity firm Warburg Pincus.

Pursuant to the agreement, Rural/Metro shareholders will receive $17.25 per share of common stock in cash. The transaction, valued at $670 million, is expected to close June 2011 subject to shareholder approval, customary closing conditions, and regulatory approvals.

Corporate partner Barry Brooks led the Paul Hastings team, which included Claudia Kim, Hyunah Kang, Farah Tariq and Ryan Russell.

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