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The last week has seen a dispute between the last standing shareholder group in the RBS rights issue case and one of its funding claimants, a Law Society suit over financial transactions, and more competition claims against Visa and MasterCard. Here, Law360 looks at those and other new claims in the U.K.
Singapore gaming and e-commerce startup Sea Ltd. said Friday its initial public offering raised $884 million after shares priced above their forecast range and promptly rose in debut trading, capping a week that saw four IPOs raise more than $2 billion.
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP is advising payment processor First Data Corp. in its $760 million cash acquisition of technology-focused payment processor BluePay Holdings Inc. from its current owners, which include private equity firm TA Associates and Blue Pay’s management, the firms said Friday.
Private equity firm Patriarch Partners pushed back Thursday in New York bankruptcy court against a bid for document discovery and testimony by the Chapter 7 trustee for bankrupt medical transporter TransCare Corp., saying the request is overbroad and unnecessary.
Seven firms will guide six initial public offerings expected to raise more than $2.1 billion during the week of Oct. 23, extending a recent burst of activity that is putting October on pace to be the busiest month for deals since April.