The deal will allow StarRez to accelerate its global expansion, strengthen operations to support sustainable growth and continue to improve student and resident life globally.
The cross-practice team was led by Corporate and M&A partner Jeremy Leibler, together with lawyer Noah Lipshut, with assistance from senior associate Ari Bendet and law graduate Kaitlin Bakken. Tax advice was provided by partner Jonathan Ortner and lawyer George Bassil. Partner Bridget Little and senior associate Rebekah French advised on employment matters.
StarRez’s CEO, Travis Knipe said: “It’s been an amazing 30-year journey as a privately held family business. When my father founded StarRez nearly 30 years ago, his vision was simple: solving problems and empowering residential communities with technology.
“As we enter this new phase of growth, we are proud to partner with Vista, who believes in our vision and has the experience, resources, and expertise to help us continue to grow as the leader for thriving residential communities.”
Jeremy Leibler further commented: “We are pleased to have worked with the StarRez team on this milestone transaction. We wish both parties continued success as they embark on the next stage of their journey together.”
StarRez is a global leading provider of residential Build to Rent community and student housing software solutions. Its platform provides organisations with a scalable, secure solution to manage the resident experience, occupancy, revenue, allocations and more.