Mergers & Acquisitions Law360 provides breaking news and analysis on high-impact mergers and acquisitions and the attorneys involved. Coverage includes major deals, related litigation and enforcement actions, and policy developments that affect corporate dealmaking.
With the Competition and Markets Authority poised to see a massive jump in its merger review work after Brexit, reforms to how and when the antitrust watchdog examines deals and the government introduces foreign investment considerations could be in the offing, the agency's merger director said Wednesday.
A New York federal court on Wednesday granted online food delivery service OrderUp's motion to toss an angel investor group’s securities fraud suit alleging the service's board of directors made an end run around investors right before it sold the company for nearly $80 million to Groupon Inc.
Argentina and Chile are poised to enact or implement major changes to competition policy to modernize antitrust and merger enforcement in their jurisdictions and bring them in line with countries such as Brazil and Mexico that have adopted similar reforms in recent years, Argentine and Chilean officials said Wednesday.
MaxLinear Inc., a semiconductor company that makes chips used in the display of broadband video on various devices, said Wednesday it would buy another chipmaker in a $661.6 million cash deal, as it looks to expand its customer base and its offerings to clients in emerging industries.
Gene therapy research company GenVec Inc. was hit by a putative class action Tuesday in Delaware federal court by shareholders who say the company’s imminent acquisition by Intrexon Corp. gives them a raw deal and that the merger registration statement is inaccurate.