Teleperformance to Acquire LanguageLine Solutions for $1.5 Billion

August 22, 2016

San Diego - Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm is representing Teleperformance SE (EPA:RCF), the worldwide leader in outsourced omnichannel customer experience management, in a US$1.5 billion agreement to acquire Language Line Holdings LLC, the US leader in over-the-phone and video interpretation solutions.

Paul Hastings partners Teri O’Brien and Claudia Simon led the Paul Hastings team, which also included senior associate Melissa Garcia and associates Melissa Sampson, Nausheen Shaikh and Spencer Young.

Attorneys from the Washington D.C., New York, Chicago and Los Angeles offices of Paul Hastings were also critical members of the overall effort, including partners Chris Sheaffer, Mark Poerio, Joseph Opich, Scott Flicker, Lindsay SparksBehnam Dayanim and Charles Patrizia, of counsel attorneys Hart Holden and Morgan Heavener, and associates Kathleen Sheridan, Mary Elizabeth Hadley, Kate Robinson, Daniel Liebowitz, Taylor Wemmer, Todd Schneider, Laura Yip, Francisco Forastieri, Michael Wise, Eileen Kuo and Joanne Joseph.

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