International law firm McDermott Will & Emery represented CHW Acquisition Corporation (CHW), a publicly traded (NASDAQ: CHWA) special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), in its de-SPAC transaction with Wag Labs, Inc. (Wag!), an American pet services marketplace company powering a mobile-first technology platform that enables on-demand and scheduled dog walking, training, and other pet care services.
- The transaction was announced on February 3, 2022 and is expected to close in the second quarter of 2022, subject to customary approvals and satisfaction of conditions.
- Upon closing, the combined company will be named Wag! Group Co. and will be listed on the Nasdaq Global Market (NASDAQ) with the ticker symbol “PET.”
- McDermott team was led by Ari Edelman and Harold Davidson and included Nicole Yoon, Ana Koff, Adam Perlman, Eric Klee, Caroline Sandy, Samantha Koplik, Darren Yang, Brian Tratner, Yuxin Jin, Tim Shuman, John Robert, Alex Lee, Michelle Strowhiro, Abigail Kagan, Dawn Peacock, Erin Turley, Ty Carson, Michael Halsband, Michael Byrne, Amanda Kane, Sarah Bro, Nickou Oskoui, David Saunders, Daphne Trotter and Jessica Bragg.
- Read CHW’s press release here.
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