CHICAGO – Global law firm Reed Smith today announced that it has advised Upshop, a portfolio company of Prairie Capital, in its acquisition of Itasca Retail Information Systems, LLC. Itasca is a provider of software solutions to grocery retailers for inventory management, direct store delivery, computer generated ordering and associated data management.
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The cross-office M&A team advising Upshop was led by Pittsburgh partner Matthew Mohn and Chicago partner Nicholas Gibson, and included Pittsburgh associate Kristen Elia and Chicago associate Michelle Kraus.

The finance team advising on the matter was led by Chicago partner David Hayes, Houston associate McKenna Andrepont and Chicago associate India Peterson, with assistance from partner Lee Ann Dillon and associate Andrea Dinamarco, both based in New York.

Also advising on various aspects of this transaction were partners Arnie Grant, Peter Emmi, Allison Sizemore, Jennifer Smokelin, Dana Janquitto, Will Weltman, Chris Bouriat and John Vishneski; counsel Catherine Castaldo; and associates Rishi Jain, Fred Ji, Casey Snyder, Randa Lewis, Lauren Weaver, Terrence Vales, Stuart Cobb, Claire Throckmorton, Jessica Henschel, Debbie Turner; paralegals Andrew Grumbine and Gwen Benoy; and consultant Eric Abbott.

Additional details about this transaction can be found on PRNewswire.

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