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7 July 20204 minute read

DLA Piper advises Flightdocs in its acquisition by Aircraft Technical Publishers

DLA Piper represented Flightdocs, a Delaware-based company that develops flight maintenance tracking software, in its acquisition by Aircraft Technical Publishers (ATP), a global information services and software solutions company focused on making flying safer and more reliable.

The acquisition of Flightdocs will enable ATP to deliver powerful, cloud-based software solutions for aircraft maintenance tracking, troubleshooting, recurring defect analysis, inventory management and flight scheduling, combined with a robust library of technical publications and regulatory content. DLA Piper partner Adam Ghander led the deal team representing Flightdocs.


“Adam and the team at DLA Piper were absolutely incredible to work with,” said Rick Heine, CEO and Chairman at Flightdocs. “Their level of professionalism, attention to detail, and responsiveness was off the charts. They were there to help with every aspect of the process, and we’re extremely grateful for all of their hard work to close our deal with ATP.”


In addition to Ghander (Boston), the DLA Piper deal team included partners Seth Bonneau (Boston), Ryan Vann (Chicago), Paolo Morante, Naftali Dembitzer (both of New York), William Bartow (Philadelphia), Nathaniel McKitterick (Silicon Valley) and Julia Kovacs (Washington, DC); of counsel Nia Brown (Washington, DC); senior attorney Jerami Davidson (Boston); attorney Mike Jamieson (Boston); and associates Karun Ahuja (Chicago), Jennifer Gardner and Kurt Weaver (both of Boston).


With more than 1,000 corporate lawyers globally, DLA Piper helps clients execute complex cross-border transactions seamlessly while supporting clients across all stages of development. The firm has been rated number one in global M&A volume for ten consecutive years, according to Mergermarket.


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