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Greenberg Traurig Represents FASTSIGNS in its Acquisition by LightBay Capital and Freeman Spogli

NEW YORK March 15, 2019 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP represented FASTSIGNS International, Inc. (“FASTSIGNS”) as co-counsel, handling franchise and general corporate matters in its recently announced acquisition by private equity firms LightBay and Freeman Spogli & Co.

The multi-office Greenberg Traurig team that represented FASTSIGNS as co-counsel was led by shareholder David W. Oppenheim in New York. He was assisted by shareholders Nan B. Braley in Dallas and Timothy W. Bratcher in Atlanta. Also assisting were associates Shayla Friesen in Dallas, Kyle C. Lennox in Chicago, and Bethani R. Oppenheimer in Atlanta.

According to its website, FASTSIGNS, founded in 1985 and headquartered in Carrollton, Texas, is the market leader in the signage and visual graphics industry with more than 700 locations across 45 U.S. states and eight other countries.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Mergers & Acquisitions Practice: Public and private companies around the world turn to Greenberg Traurig for their M&A transactions. The firm advises clients in a variety of business combinations, across industries and deal sizes, from middle-market transactions to multi-billion-dollar deals. The firm’s vast experience with cross-border transactions includes advising companies and entrepreneurs throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa. To learn more about Greenberg Traurig’s Mergers & Acquisitions Practice, click here.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Franchise & Distribution Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Franchise & Distribution Practice represents domestic and international mature and emerging franchisors, licensors, and distributors in all aspects of their businesses. With franchise and distribution-focused transactional, regulatory, M&A, and litigation experience, the team has a thorough understanding of the legal and business issues involving franchise, license, and distribution companies.

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