Mergers & Acquisitions

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Latest News in Mergers & Acquisitions

  • January 26, 2023

    DOJ Asks Rail Industry Regulator To Scrutinize $31B Deal

    The U.S. Department of Justice is urging the Surface Transportation Board to closely examine competition concerns and potential industry harm that could result from the proposed $31 billion deal to merge Canadian Pacific Railway Co. and Kansas City Southern Railway Co.

  • January 26, 2023

    SPAC Buys Longevity In $236.2M Deal Led By 2 Firms

    Biopharmaceutical company Longevity and special purpose acquisition company Denali Capital announced on Thursday that they had reached an agreement to combine in a deal valuing Longevity Biomedical Inc. at $236.2M, advised by Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP and Sidley Austin LLP.

  • January 26, 2023

    Benefits Group Of The Year: Mayer Brown

    Mayer Brown LLP found success defending corporations' right to deny or award workers severance benefits and helping administer their benefit plans, creating "ripple effects" across corporate America that earned the firm a spot among Law360's 2022 Benefits Groups of the Year.

  • January 26, 2023

    Deals Rumor Mill: Twitter, Juul, Elliott Management

    Twitter is considering selling up to $3 billion in shares to reduce debt, e-cigarette maker Juul is in talks with three tobacco giants regarding a potential sale, and activist hedge fund Elliott Management has acquired stakes in Japanese conglomerate Dai Nippon and U.S. software giant Salesforce. Here, Law360 breaks down these and other deal rumors from the past week that you need to be aware of.

  • January 26, 2023

    France's €9.7B EDF Takeover Suspended For Court Decision

    The French government has put on hold plans to fully nationalize EDF under a €9.7 billion ($10.6 billion) takeover to allow a Paris court to rule on a lawsuit brought by minority shareholders who are challenging the deal, the utility giant said Thursday.

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Mergers & Acquisitions

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  • 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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