Mergers & Acquisitions

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  • June 26, 2017

    BancorpSouth Investors Win Class Cert. In AML Probe Suit

    A Tennessee federal judge signed off on Monday on a bid by shareholders in BancorpSouth Inc. to unite as a class in their suit against the company for allegedly lying about its compliance with anti-money laundering laws, saying they met established legal standards.

  • June 26, 2017

    FelCor Hit With Investor Suit Over Merger With RLJ Lodging

    A putative class of shareholders in FelCor Lodging Trust Inc. hit the company and RLJ Lodging Trust with a suit in Maryland federal court Monday, alleging that material information about the two real estate investment trusts’ plans to create the third-largest U.S. lodging REIT wasn’t adequately disclosed to shareholders.

  • June 26, 2017

    Customers Seek Early Win In AMR-US Airways Merger Dispute

    A group of travel agents and customers with long-running antitrust claims against American Airlines parent company AMR Corp. over its acquisition of US Airways asked a New York bankruptcy judge Friday to award them a pretrial judgment and unwind the airline tie-up based on U.S. Supreme Court precedent.

  • June 26, 2017

    Cravath Guides Martin Marietta In $1.625B Bluegrass Buy

    Martin Marietta, led by Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP, will buy private equity-backed Bluegrass Materials for $1.625 billion in cash, paving the way for a deal expected to strengthen the building materials supplier’s existing footprint and position it for future growth, according to a Monday statement.

  • June 26, 2017

    Third Point Takes $3.5B Nestle Stake, Calls For Change

    Activist hedge fund Third Point revealed a more than $3.5 billion stake in Nestlé in a Sunday letter to investors, contending that the Swiss food company is an underperforming conglomerate “ripe” for change and should monetize it’s L'Oréal stake and return capital to shareholders.

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