Mergers & Acquisitions

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Latest News in Mergers & Acquisitions

  • May 26, 2020

    Using The M&A Slowdown To Prepare A Portfolio Co. For Sale

    Dealmakers can take advantage of COVID-19’s dampening effect on M&A activity to work through timing, pandemic considerations and sale process coordination for portfolio company sales so their deals will be ready when the market eventually picks back up, say Michael Gilligan and Caitlin Cornell at Schulte Roth.

  • May 26, 2020

    Gray's North Dakota TV Station Buy Foiled By FCC

    Broadcasting bigwig Gray Television had its plans to pick up a North Dakota television station thwarted by the Federal Communications Commission, which effectively blocked the sale by finding that the station's license had expired due to nonuse.

  • May 26, 2020

    A Texas Case Could Put Electronic Agreements In Jeopardy

    A dispute between staffing firm Aerotek and four former employees over enforceability of electronic arbitration agreements, currently being petitioned for review by the Texas Supreme Court, could signal a big problem not only for employers but all companies that transact business outside of their own locale, says Abby Brown at Moye White.

  • May 26, 2020

    Centennial Wants $10M For Failed $150M Saltwater Well Deal

    A Centennial Resource Development unit has asked a Houston-area court to help it recover $10 million from a busted deal with a Texas midstream company that allegedly got cold feet and backed out of a $150 million saltwater disposal well deal at the last minute.

  • May 26, 2020

    2 New Accounting Fraud Cases Offer Lessons For Boards

    Luckin Coffee and TAL Education Group — two high-profile Chinese companies listed in the U.S. — recently announced suspected cases of colossal revenue fraud, and these case studies may help companies recognize the germinating seeds of accounting fraud, say Fabian Roday at Fangda Partners and William Fotherby at Meredith Connell.

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