Mergers & Acquisitions

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  • January 20, 2017

    Chancery Urged To Ax Fraud Claims Over $800M Plastics Deal

    Citadel Plastics and its former private equity backers urged the Delaware Chancery Court on Friday to nix fraud claims from A. Schulman Inc., which purchased the company for $800 million, arguing the case is simply an overblown contract dispute.

  • January 20, 2017

    What We Know About Trump's Antitrust Take So Far

    As President Donald Trump took office Friday, the ranks at the front office at the Antitrust Division thinned dramatically, leaving criminal deputy Brent Snyder in charge as rumors continue to swirl about who the new administration will tap to lead the competition agencies. Here's more on the changes and other signals about where U.S. antitrust policy will head in the next four years.

  • January 20, 2017

    Deals Rumor Mill: ING Life, Fairfax, Cushman & Wakefield

    Private equity-backed ING Life Korea hopes to raise more than $1 billion in a 2017 IPO, Fairfax Financial is in preliminary talks to sell part of its stake in India's top private general insurer and commercial real estate services brokerage Cushman & Wakefield is mulling a public listing.

  • January 20, 2017

    IMX Equity Panel Offers Fee Cap For Ch. 11 Lender Suit

    Attorneys for IMX Acquisition Corp. stockholders offered a $2 million cap Friday on future regular litigation fees for a potential suit against company lenders, citing far higher potential damage recoveries for lender tactics that allegedly drove the company into a Delaware bankruptcy court.

  • January 20, 2017

    Indian Auto Parts Co. Snags Finnish Peer For $611M

    India’s Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd. said Thursday that it plans to expand its reach into North America and Europe with the €571 million ($610.6 million) purchase of Finnish counterpart PKC Group PLC, a deal that will also expand the Indian automotive component company’s commercial vehicle offerings.

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  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • POLICY & REGULATION
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