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Wilson Sonsini Adds Seth Flaum in New York to Expand Technology Transactions Department
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Wilson Sonsini Adds Seth Flaum in New York to Expand Technology Transactions Department

Addition Reflects the Continued Growth of the New York Office and High Demand for Transactional Experience Among Life Sciences Clients Contact:Wayne KesslerBaretz+Brunelle732.239.9710 Mobilewkessler@baretzbrunelle.com PALO ALTO, CA (August 25, 2022) – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the premier provider of legal services to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide, announced today that Seth Flaum has joined the firm’s technology transactions department as a partner in the New York office, where he will focus on representing life sciences clients. He brings more than 25 years of broad transactional experience, representing companies in complex strategic transactions and various corpora...
Were Peraton’s big-ticket acquisitions worth it?
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Were Peraton’s big-ticket acquisitions worth it?

Three years ago, Peraton was new and also a little quirky given that company was a mishmash of IT contracts as part of its former parent Harris Corp.But Peraton launched into the market with the backing of private equity powerhouse Veritas Capital and a seasoned leadership team including CEO Stu Shea and Chief Operating Officer Jeremy Wensinger.Then in 2021 and a few months apart, Peraton's owner strung together a pair of acquisitions that are blockbusters by anyone’s measure: the $3.4 billion purchase of Northrop Grumman's IT business and $7.1 billion buy of Perspecta.Virtually overnight, Peraton vaulted from the upper middle-tier to now claiming position No. 7 on the 2022 Washington Technology Top 100 with $5 billion in prime contract obligations.We’ve written multiple articles analy...