Daily News: November 21, 2013

Simpson Thacher Represents Jostens in American Achievement Acquisition

Simpson Thacher announced it is representing Jostens in connection with the company’s acquisition of American Achievement Group Holding Corp.

American Achievement, with offices in Austin, TX and Dallas, is a provider of commemorative jewelry and recognition products, such as class rings, yearbooks, letter jackets and other jewelry, including military and family products.

Minneapolis-based Jostens, a wholly owned subsidiary of Visant Corp., creates school yearbooks and other memory book products, class rings, and products for graduation and athletic champions and fans.

The Simpson Thacher included: Marni Lerner, Matthew Rogers, Michael Holick and Luis Pellerano (M&A); Rise Norman (Capital Markets); James Cross, James Doyle and Ryan Song (Credit); Joe Tringali, Michael Naughton and Ken Ehrhard (Antitrust); Andrea Wahlquist and Jeannine McSweeney (Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits); and Steven Todrys and Seojung Park (Tax).