Mergers & Acquisitions

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  • October 18, 2017

    Dollar Tree Says Dollar Express Claims Lack Factual Basis

    Discount retailer Dollar Tree Inc. attacked counterclaims lobbed by the purchaser of its divested stores in Delaware state court Wednesday, saying they should be tossed because they are devoid of any factual basis or specific allegations of wrongdoing relating to its performance under a transition services agreement signed at the time the stores were transferred.

  • October 18, 2017

    Deals Rumor Mill: F2i, Advent International, Roots

    An Italian private equity infrastructure fund manager is seeking to raise at least $3.5 billion, Advent International is selling its stake in a Spanish explosives maker that was founded by the inventor of dynamite, and Canadian retailer Roots raised $160 million in its IPO.

  • October 18, 2017

    Trump Nominates Joseph Simons Of Paul Weiss As FTC Chair

    President Donald Trump has selected Joseph J. Simons of Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP to lead the Federal Trade Commission in a bid to fill one of the major gaps in his administration’s leadership on antitrust and merger policy, Sen. Orrin Hatch said Wednesday.

  • October 18, 2017

    AT&T’s $85B Time Warner Deal Awaits DOJ After Brazil’s Nod

    AT&T Inc. on Wednesday said that Brazil’s antitrust authority has conditionally approved its planned $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner Inc., leaving the U.S. Department of Justice as the last regulatory hurdle for the megadeal.

  • October 18, 2017

    ACS Unit Makes Rival €17.1B Bid For Toll Road Co. Abertis

    A unit of Spanish building company Actividades de Construccion y Servicios SA lobbed a competing, €17.1 billion ($20.1 billion) bid at Spain’s Abertis Infraestructuras SA on Wednesday, topping an offer made for the toll road operator earlier this year by Italy’s Atlantia SpA.

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