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Nutter Represents Ticket Evolution in Its Acquisition by Clearlake Capital and Sam Soni Through VictoryLive Platform

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Nutter served as legal counsel to Ticket Evolution Inc. (“Ticket Evolution” or the “Company”), an end-to-end software provider for the event ticketing industry, in connection with its acquisition by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. (together with its affiliates, “Clearlake”) and Clearlake operating advisor Sam Soni. The acquisition was completed through Victory Live, Inc. (“VictoryLive”), an event management and ticketing technology platform backed by Clearlake and Mr. Soni, who is a pioneer and leader in the multi-billion-dollar premium ticket and sports hospitality event industry. The Nutter team was led by Suzanne Hamel and Tom Rosedale, and included Ali Slavet, Kate Henry, Mark Burgiel, and Mary Moran on corporate matters; Chris McLoon, Michael Mooney, and Erin Whitney Cicchetti on tax matters; and Tracy Vitols on employee benefits matters.

Ticket Evolution manages thousands of sports and events tickets on behalf of both professional ticket resellers and rightsholders through an established B2B marketplace with distribution capabilities. The Company’s offerings include both a full-service and an automated SaaS platform providing operational needs to ticket distributors, including ticket fulfillment and delivery. These software solutions are complemented by Ticket Evolution’s pricing intelligence platform, which enables automated price changes in response to market fluctuations or pricing strategies. The acquisition of Ticket Evolution represents a step in the execution of VictoryLive’s strategy of providing more optionality for rightsholders, resellers, and affiliates by partnering with event management and ticketing technology and data providers. Read more about the transaction.

Nutter’s Corporate and Transactions Department represents domestic and international corporations, publicly traded and privately-held companies, private equity firms, nonprofit institutions, and family-owned businesses in a wide variety of domestic and cross-border transactions. The firm’s attorneys advise on significant transactions in every major industry sector, including technology, life sciences, banking, professional services, real estate, energy, medical devices, health care, and manufacturing. Nutter’s corporate practice handles the full range of M&A and private equity transactions, including representing buyers and sellers in auctions processes, mergers, asset sales, stock purchases, leveraged buyouts, roll-ups, joint ventures, PIPEs, going private transactions, tender offers, and proxy contests.

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Nutter is a Boston-based law firm that provides legal counsel to industry-leading companies, entrepreneurs, institutions, foundations, and families, across the country and around the world. The firm’s corporate, intellectual property, litigation, real estate and land use, labor and employment, tax, and trusts and estates practices are national in scope. The firm was co-founded in 1879 by former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis, before his appointment to the Court. For more information, please visit and follow the firm on LinkedIn.

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