Paul Hastings Advises Reichert in $150 Million Sale To AMETEK

October 17, 2011

Chicago, IL
(October 17, 2011) - Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm represented Beecken Petty OKeefe & Company, a Chicago-based private equity firm, and other sellers in connection with their sale of Reichert Technologies to AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) for $150 million.

Reichert is a manufacturer of ophthalmic diagnostic instruments and equipment for the eye care market.
Corporate partner Brian Richards led the Paul Hastings team, which also included tax partner Ziemowit (Jim) Smulkowski and corporate attorneys Christopher Sheaffer and Emma Lange-Novak.

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