July 08, 2021
Cadwalader advised Superior Integrated Solutions, Inc./Darwin Automotive, a leading provider of automotive finance & insurance (F&I) software used by automotive dealerships, on its sale to J.D. Power, a global leader in data analytics and consumer intelligence. Superior Integrated Solutions/Darwin Automotive senior leadership and its 88 employees will join J.D. Power and will form the base of a new dealership technologies division. Financial terms were not disclosed.
This marks the third transaction in the automotive data and software sector on which Cadwalader has advised this year, further bolstering the firm's position as a market leader and continuing the firm's track record of advising on many of the most significant transactions in the sector.
The Cadwalader team included Corporate partner Daniel Raglan, senior attorney Tyler Carson, associates Peter Bariso and Monica Lindsay and law clerks Joshua Perkins and Cheyenne Karp; Executive Compensation and Benefits partner David Teigman and counsel Nicholas LaSpina; Tax partner Linda Swartz and special counsel Joseph Soltis; Antitrust partner Joel Mitnick and counsel Ngoc Hulbig; and Intellectual Property partner Dorothy Auth and associate Dash Cole.