NEW YORK – Global law firm Reed Smith has advised private equity fund Leeds Equity Partners in connection with its platform acquisition of e.Republic, a California-based media, research, data, and events company focused on supporting public-sector innovation across state and local government and education, and parent company of Government Technology.

Related Professionals: Mark G. Pedretti Seth R. Merl

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Leeds is a sector-focused, private equity firm dedicated exclusively to the “knowledge industries” (education, training and information services).

The New York-based private equity M&A team was led by Mark Pedretti and Seth R. Merl.

Additional details about this transaction can be found on the Leeds Equity Partners website.