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NEW YORK – Feb. 11, 2020 – A multi-office team of attorneys from Greenberg Traurig, LLP is representing Black Dragon Capital in its acquisition of Grass Valley, a leading technology supplier of advanced broadcast and media solutions with operations in over 20 different jurisdictions worldwide. The transaction is expected to close this year.

Headquartered in Montreal and with over 60 years of experience in the media business, Grass Valley's end-to-end ecosystem of reliable, open standards-based solutions helps content creators, broadcasters, and media organizations to produce brilliant content and build successful media businesses.

Black Dragon Capital, LLC is a minority founder led and growth driven private equity investor with a focus on technology investment opportunities in industries disrupted by the impact of digitization on individuals, groups, and enterprises such as retail commerce, financial services, healthcare, and sports and media. Black Dragon Capital was formed by technology operating executives with a track record of building market-leading companies and providing above market investment returns.
GT Team: The Greenberg Traurig team representing Black Dragon Capital spans the firm’s offices in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, and is led by Ejim Peter Achi (Shareholder, New York, Corporate). He is being assisted by Richard C. Kim (Shareholder, New York, Corporate), Chang Won Choi (Shareholder, Northern Virginia, Tax),  David  M. Greenberg (Shareholder, New York, Intellectual Property & Technology), Roman Fayerberg (Shareholder, Boston, Intellectual Property & Technology), Barry J. Schindler (Shareholder, New Jersey, Intellectual Property & Technology), Jim Mace (Shareholder, Las Vegas, Real Estate), Stephen M. Pepper (Shareholder, New York, Anti-Trust), Leanne Reagan (Shareholder, Miami, Employee Benefits), Paul B. Ranis (Shareholder, Ft. Lauderdale, Labor & Employment), Sean W. Bezark (Shareholder, Chicago, Environmental), Thomas van der Vliet (Shareholder, Amsterdam, Tax), Thédoor Melchers (Shareholder, Amsterdam, Corporate), Thomas Timmermans (Shareholder, Amsterdam, Labor & Employment), Sabine Schoute (Shareholder, Amsterdam, Finance), Paul Westhoff (Shareholder, Amsterdam, Finance), Bas Vletter (Shareholder, Amsterdam, Corporate), Gary Cooper (Shareholder, London, Corporate), Graham Iversen (Shareholder, London, Tax), Peter Schorling (Shareholder, Berlin, Corporate), Nicolai Lagoni (Shareholder, Berlin, Corporate), Kara Preedy (Shareholder, Berlin, Labor & Employment), Pietro Caliceti (Shareholder, Milan, Corporate), Luigi Fontanesi (Shareholder, Milan, Intellectual Property & Technology), George Qi (Shareholder, Shanghai, Corporate), Koji Ishikawa (Shareholder, Tokyo, Corporate), Homin Lee (Of Counsel, Los Angeles, Corporate), Jeongseok Jay Yu (Associate, New York, Corporate), Alexander M. Mandel (Associate, New York, Corporate), Mark Sanchez (Associate, New York, Corporate), Katarina Varriale (Associate, New York, Corporate), Jiwon Hahn (Associate, Seoul, Corporate), Ylana Stumer (Associate, New York, Corporate), Hannah S. Stern (Associate, New York, Corporate), Lennie A. Bersh (Of Counsel, New Jersey, Intellectual Property & Technology), Sandy Chiu (Associate, Miami, Intellectual Property & Technology), Brian Assessor (Associate, Boston, Intellectual Property & Technology), Richard Abeeku Mills-Robertson (Associate, New York, Intellectual Property & Technology), Kristopher Reichlen (Associate, Boston, Intellectual Property & Technology), Eric Ding (Associate, New York, Corporate), Kathryn Albanese (Law Clerk/JD, New York, Intellectual Property & Technology), Ida Zhang (Law Clerk/JD, New York, Intellectual Property & Technology), Emina Kwok (Associate, Las Vegas, Real Estate), Rebecca Tracy Rotem (Practice Group Attorney, Washington D.C., Anti-Trust), Linda Thonen (Of Counsel, Amsterdam, Corporate), Suzanne Walstra (Associate, Amsterdam, Tax), Rutger Sterk (Associate, Amsterdam, Corporate), Alette Kroese (Associate, Amsterdam, Corporate), Jacomijn Christ (Associate, Amsterdam, Corporate), Johan Nijmeijer (Associate, Amsterdam, Corporate), David Hirschman (Associate, London, Corporate), Patrick Fahy (Associate, London, Corporate), Eleni Pittas (Associate, London, Corporate), Miles Daly (Associate, London, Corporate), Declan Grady (Associate, London, Corporate), Rob Collier-Wright (Associate, London, Employment), Aonghus Heatley (Associate, London, Environmental), Lauren Mitchell (Associate, London, Real Estate), Ewen Mitchell (Associate Consultant, London, Intellectual Property), Kirsty Turner (Law Clerk, London, Corporate), Sara Melina Berendsen (Of Counsel, Berlin, Corporate), Carsten Kociok (Of Counsel, Berlin, Intellectual Property & Technology), Claudia Stremel (Of Counsel, Berlin, Tax), Holger Faust (Of Counsel, Berlin, Labor & Employment), Franca Biallas (Associate, Berlin, Corporate), Dante Campiverdi (Associate, Milan, Finance),Paola Furiosi (Associate, Milan, Intellectual Property & Technology), Andreas Fiore (Law Clerk/JD, Milan, Corporate), Moyi Chen (Associate, Shanghai, Corporate), Satoshi Kubota (Associate, Tokyo, Corporate), Koh Ueda (Associate, Tokyo, Corporate), Shuhei Mikiya (Associate, Tokyo, Corporate), Katsuaki Saikawa (Associate, Tokyo, Corporate), Santos Victorica (Foreign Law Clerk, Miami, Corporate).

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2100 attorneys in 41 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.