Sidley represented media, entertainment, communications, and technology private equity firm ZMC in its strategic investment in Resonate, a provider of A.I.-powered consumer data and intelligence. Founded in 2008, Resonate has transformed the consumer intelligence category, providing leading brands and agencies with privacy-safe data and dynamic and actionable insights for strategic planning, data-driven marketing, and brand activation. The ZMC investment will accelerate Resonate’s mission to ignite its clients’ growth with actionable consumer intelligence.
The Sidley team was led by Payom Pirahesh and Luke Ashworth (M&A and Private Equity), and included Dan Clivner, David A. Azcarraga, Karin Baca, and Avni P. Mehta (M&A and Private Equity); Banks Bruce, Angela Fontana, Pietro Fontana, Adam M. Nelson, and Hana Muwaqet (Global Finance); Rachel D. Kleinberg and Jonathan M. Westreich (Tax); Russell G. Weiss, Daphne Chen, and Zach Johnston (Technology and Life Sciences Transactions); Lauren A. Gallagher, Eric M. Winwood, Elizabeth T. Burns, and Amanda M. Casanueva (Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation); Margaret H. Allen and Deepika R. Daggubati (Labor and Employment); Keith Hayden Del Prete, Jonathan H. Koh, and Natasha Gunasekara (Real Estate); Karen Kazmerzak, Laura Collins, and Edward W. Sharon (Antitrust/Competition); Eric Schwartz, Ernesto R. Claeyssen, Brian C. Earl, and Michael Weinberg (Commercial Litigation and Disputes); Jen Fernandez and Kayla M. Scott (Global Arbitration, Trade and Advocacy); Scott J.F. Goldstein (Insurance); William RM Long, Ash Nagdev, and Denise Kara (Privacy and Cybersecurity); Maureen M. Crough and Sarah A. Jehl (Environmental); and Michael D. Mann (White Collar: Government Litigation and Investigations).