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Andrews Kurth Represents GM in "Deal of the Year"

March 15, 2011
Dallas, TX

Dallas, TX—The Deal Magazine has named the General Motors Co. acquisition of AmeriCredit Corp. as one of its “Deals of the Year.”

Andrews Kurth represented General Motors Co. in their acquisition of AmeriCredit Corp., one of the nation’s leading independent auto finance companies, in an all-cash transaction valued at $3.5 billion. The new unit is called General Motors Financial and will allow GM to offer consumers more leasing and financing options. The deal was announced on July 22, 2010, and closed on October 1, 2010.

Mark Solomon, Melinda Brunger, Jeff Dodd, Quentin Faust, Chris Fenelon, Mark Harris, Tom Popplewell, Lance Schuler, Sharon Ward, George Vlahakos, Ashley Burns, Will Becker, Patrick McGlinchey, David Ortigoza, Ignacio Hirigoyen, Alison Chen, Kelly Ultis, Cristina Torres, Katie Kane, Jonathan Gross, Mike Jewesson, and Stefanie Benitez handled the matter for the Firm.

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