DLA Piper Advises DJE Holdings, Inc. in its Acquisition of Mustache from Cognizant Technology Solutions

DLA Piper represented DJE Holdings, Inc., a portfolio of interdependent companies and divisions that provide brands and businesses with a full suite of communications solutions, in its acquisition of Mustache LLC, an integrated content agency based in Brooklyn, New York.

Upon closing of the transaction, Mustache will join the DJE Holdings portfolio and will serve as the content, creative and digital hub for the firm’s Strategic Sector Agencies (SSAs), which include Revere, Salutem and Edible. Mustache, previously part of Cognizant Technology Solutions (Nasdaq: CTSH), will maintain its branding as a boutique creative and content entity.

“We were pleased to bring to bear our market-leading M&A capabilities to advise DJE Holdings on its acquisition of Mustache, which will add important depth to our client’s portfolio and enable it to continue delivering creative content solutions to new and existing customers,” said Andrew Weil, the DLA Piper partner who led the firm’s deal team.

In addition to Weil (Chicago), the DLA Piper team representing DJE Holdings included Scott LayfieldBunnie Poullard (both of Los Angeles), Christine Korper (Chicago), Drew YoungJoy Cheng (both of New York), David Pryor (Chicago), James RusertJulie Franki (both of Atlanta), Jason Veit (Chicago), Andrew Sacks (Seattle), James StewartJennifer Kashatus and James Duchesne (all of Washington, DC).

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 12 consecutive years, according to Mergermarket.