Lazard, Centerview Advise on Pinnacle’s Acquisition of Ameristar

Munger, Tolles & Olson partner Robert B. Knauss represented financial advisors Lazard and Centerview Partners in the definitive agreement under which Pinnacle Entertainment will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Ameristar Casinos. Announced Dec. 21, the deal has a total enterprise value of $2.8 billion.

Lazard and Centerview advised Ameristar on the transaction.

Mr. Knauss’s practice concentrates on general corporate and partnership law, focusing primarily on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate finance.