Mergers & Acquisitions

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  • May 23, 2017

    An Overview Of Silent 2nd-Lien Loans In The US And Europe

    Although used often in deal negotiations, the term “silent second” has different meanings for different institutions and different meanings in the United States and Europe. Capital structures that include silent second-lien debt can therefore be complicated, particularly in cross-border transactions involving different insolvency or contract laws, say attorneys with Mayer Brown LLP.

  • May 23, 2017

    PE Shop Taps China Life For $950M Net Lease Portfolio Recap

    Private equity real estate firm ElmTree Funds LLC said it would enter into a $950 million recapitalization agreement with China Life Insurance Group on Tuesday, meaning the companies will share a portfolio of properties under lease in the U.S.

  • May 23, 2017

    Genworth Investors Say Lead Plaintiff Rival Has Conflict

    Genworth Financial Inc. investors told a Virginia federal court Monday that Scott + Scott LLP and Johnson & Weaver LLP should not be named lead counsel in their case challenging the insurer’s $2.7 billion sale, saying the firms' client has an incurable conflict of interest from prosecuting two related actions in Delaware court.

  • May 23, 2017

    Zeltiq’s Disclosures Mooted Suit, But Not Fees, Investor Says

    A shareholder of Zeltiq Aesthetics Inc. agreed on Monday to drop his proposed class action lawsuit against the fat-reduction tech company, but told a California federal judge that his lawyers would still seek fees for spurring disclosures about the deal that they said investors had to know.

  • May 23, 2017

    Investment Bank Hits Monster With $8.9M Contract Suit

    Boutique investment banking company Stone Key Partners on Monday hit job posting website Monster Worldwide Inc. with a breach of contract suit, claiming the website owes it $8.9 million under an advisory services contract related to the sale of a Korean subsidiary and the sale of Monster itself to a Dutch firm.

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  • TRANSACTIONS
  • Mergers and acquisitions valued at $100MM or more
  • Company spinoffs and splitups
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  • Poison pill implementation
  • Bankruptcy selloffs
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  • Federal Trade Commission
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • POLICY & REGULATION
  • Dodd-Frank Act
  • International banking legislation and regulation
  • ENFORCEMENT
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  • Challenges and divestitures
  • LITIGATION
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  • Bankruptcy proceedings
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Corporate governance fights
  • Proxy battles and hostile takeover suits
  • Poison pill challenges
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  • Personnel moves
  • Profiles of mergers and acquisitions practices

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