Fenwick & West is representing Accel Entertainment, Inc., a leading gaming-as-a-service provider, in its pending acquisition by TPG Pace Holdings Corp., a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) sponsored by an affiliate of TPG. The combined company will retain the Accel Entertainment name and will be a publicly listed company with an anticipated initial enterprise value of approximately $884 million with de minimis leverage on its balance sheet.
The transaction will help accelerate Accel’s multi-state expansion plans. More information about Accel Entertainment’s pending acquisition by TPG Pace can be obtained from the company announcement.
The Fenwick transaction team included corporate lawyers Mark C. Stevens, Ken Myers, Scott Behar, Jonathan Allan, Michelle Zheng, Ivan Au, Daisy Chen, Isaiah Deporto-Plick and Han Ko; executive compensation and employee benefits lawyers Matthew Cantor and Nicholas Frey; technology transactions lawyers Jonathan Millard, Joseph Schenck and Albert Tawil; and tax lawyers David L. Forst and Timmoney Ng.