Paul Hastings Advises The Home Depot in Sale of Harris Research to Baird Capital Partners

September 09, 2011

Atlanta, GA
-- Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm represented The Home Depot (NYSE:HD), a leading home improvement specialty retailer, in its sale of Harris Research, Inc. (HRI), a leading franchisor of in-home consumer services, to Baird Capital Partners, a private equity firm.

The value of the transaction was undisclosed. Financing for the acquisition was provided by BMO Harris Bank N.A., BBVA and Caltius.

Corporate partner Frank Layson led the Paul Hastings team, which included partner Erik Belenky, partner Michael Lindsey, partner Eric Keller and associates Paul Puckett and Rachel Miles.

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