Mergers & Acquisitions

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Latest News in Mergers & Acquisitions

  • April 12, 2024

    Hedge Fund Fires Back At Hotel REIT With Proxy Contest Suit

    Blackwells Capital LLC has fired back at Braemar Hotels & Resorts Inc. with a lawsuit against the hotel REIT and its board chair Monty Bennett, seeking a green light to move forward with a campaign to place its own candidates on the company's board.

  • April 12, 2024

    FTC Taking Deeper Look At $35B Synopsys-Ansys Merger

    The Federal Trade Commission is opening an in-depth review of Synopsys' $35 billion acquisition of fellow software company Ansys, with Synopsys telling investors that the agency had issued a "second request" for information from both companies.

  • April 12, 2024

    DOJ Must Cut Through Political Noise In US Steel Probe

    The U.S. Department of Justice has its work cut out for it as it conducts a probe of Nippon Steel's planned $14.9 billion takeover of U.S. Steel, a potentially drawn out process that experts say will test the antitrust division's ability to remain objective in the face of immense pressure from President Biden, an influential union, and a concurrent CFIUS review. 

  • April 12, 2024

    US Steel Stockholders Greenlight $14.9B Sale To Nippon

    U.S. Steel said Friday that its shareholders have "overwhelmingly" approved the American steel company's nearly $15 billion takeover by Japan's Nippon Steel, a positive development in a deal that's otherwise received a high degree of political and regulatory scrutiny. 

  • April 12, 2024

    Lionsgate Ups PIPE To $225M Before $4.6B SPAC Merger

    Entertainment and production giant Lionsgate on Friday is raising the amount of its private investment in public equity related to its planned $4.6 billion merger with special purpose acquisition company Screaming Eagle Acquisition Corp. to $225 million, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Areas of Coverage

  • TRANSACTIONS
  • Mergers and acquisitions valued at $100MM or more
  • Company spinoffs and splitups
  • Transactions involving stakes of $100MM or more
  • Hostile takeovers and leveraged buyouts
  • Poison pill implementation
  • Bankruptcy selloffs
  • AGENCIES
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
  • Federal Trade Commission
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • POLICY & REGULATION
  • Dodd-Frank Act
  • International banking legislation and regulation
  • ENFORCEMENT
  • Merger reviews
  • Second requests
  • Challenges and divestitures
  • LITIGATION
  • Antitrust suits
  • Bankruptcy proceedings
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Corporate governance fights
  • Proxy battles and hostile takeover suits
  • Poison pill challenges
  • PROFILES
  • Personnel moves
  • Profiles of mergers and acquisitions practices

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