Gregory A. Schernecke
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Dechert LLP advised Five Star Parks & Attractions and Court Square Capital Partners on Five Star’s acquisition of Scene75 Entertainment. This is the first strategic transaction for Five Star since being acquired by Court Square Capital Partners in March, a deal that Dechert also advised on for its client Court Square Capital Partners.
Scene75 Entertainment is an international award-winning brand of entertainment centers with five locations across Ohio and Illinois.
Five Star Parks & Attractions is a platform that partners with and invests in leading family entertainment centers, instituting positive changes aimed at creating superior entertainment experiences for families.
Court Square Capital Partners is a middle market-focused private equity firm with $7.4 billion in assets under management. Since 1979, Court Square has completed over 245 platform investments, helping Founders, Families, and Manager-owners to develop their companies into leaders in their respective markets. Court Square invests in companies that have compelling growth potential in the industrial, business services, healthcare, and tech and telecom sectors.
The Dechert team advising Five Star included corporate partner Greg Schernecke and Soo-ah Nah, associates Michelle Bigony, Ahmed Bahgat, Frank Peccorelli and James Bunster; and antitrust counsel Beverly Ang.
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