RK&O represents Farallon Capital in Playa Hotels & Resorts merger

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March 13, 2017

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP represented Farallon Capital as one of the principal investors in Playa Hotels & Resorts, a privately held owner, operator and developer of premier all-inclusive resorts in Mexico and the Caribbean, in connection with Playa’s merger with Pace Holdings Corp., a NASDAQ traded special purpose acquisition company. The merged entity, which trades on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “PLYA,” has a market cap of approximately $1.1 Billion USD.  The RK&O team was led by partners Eric O’Meara and Scott Budlong.

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