Openlink Financial has announced that ION Investment Group has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the company from Hellman & Friedman. The transaction is subject to customary approvals.
UBS Investment Bank acted as exclusive financial advisor to ION and provided committed financing in support of the transaction. Linklaters LLP served as legal counsel to ION. Centerview Partners LLC acted as exclusive financial advisor to Openlink. Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP served as legal counsel to Hellman & Friedman and Openlink.