RK&O represents a lead investor in the sale of Woodside Homes to Sekisui House, Ltd.

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February 22, 2017

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP represented one of the principal investors in Woodside Homes, a top 30 US homebuilder, in connection with sale of Woodside to a subsidiary of Sekisui House, Ltd., Japan's largest homebuilder. The RK&O team, consisting of Eric O’Meara and Bill Orbe, represented the investor in its capacity as the representative for all of the Woodside equity holders. The transaction (inclusive of advisory fees) was valued at approximately US$ 460 million. Definitive merger documentation for this sale was entered into on February 22, 2017, and the transaction was consummated on February 28, 2017.