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Goldman Sachs Serves as Financial Advisor to Amazon on $13.7 billion Whole Foods Market Acquisition

San Francisco – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced that the firm counseled Goldman Sachs in their role as financial advisor to Amazon in an agreement to acquire Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion.

The Paul Hastings team was led by partner Steve Camahort and included associate Kirill Levashov.

The transaction is subject to the approval of Whole Foods Market shareholders as well as customary regulatory approvals and closing conditions.  It is expected to close in the second half of 2017.

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