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MoneyGram International to be Acquired by Madison Dearborn Partners in $1.8B Transaction

Vinson & Elkins advised MoneyGram International, Inc., a global leader in the evolution of digital P2P payments, in connection with its entry into a definitive agreement under which funds affiliated with Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC will acquire all outstanding shares of MoneyGram for $11.00 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $1.8 billion.

The V&E corporate team was led by partners Alan Bogdanow and Lande Spottswood and senior associate Alex Robertson, with assistance from associate John Sager, senior associate Sang Lee and associates Madison Bertrand and Emiliano Aguirre. Also advising were partner David D’Alessandro, counsel Dario Mendoza and associates Mary Daniel Morgan and Hayden Rutledge; partner Cris Dewar, senior associate Randy Aman and associate Arthur Munoz; partner Ephraim (“Fry”) Wernick and senior associate Brian Howard; partner Hill Wellford, counsel David Smith and senior associate Ryan Will; partner Rick Sofield; counsel Elizabeth McIntyre; partner Craig Zieminski; counsel Rajesh Patel; partner James Meyer and associate Tyler Underwood; partner Sean Becker and associate Andrew Cox; and senior associates Lucy Liu and Joanna Enns and associates Jack Peterson and Nathan Kemp.

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