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  • July 14, 2020

    Add-On Acquisitions As An M&A Strategy During COVID-19

    Because the troubles stifling general M&A activity during the pandemic are less germane to add-on acquisitions, private equity sponsors and other investors should consider them as a strategy for efficiently deploying capital in the near term, say attorneys at Morrison Cohen.

  • July 14, 2020

    Sidley-Led Banking Software Co. Soars After $250M IPO

    Banking technology company nCino's shares rocketed upward Tuesday after the company raised $250 million in an upsized, Sidley Austin LLP-steered initial public offering that priced above the company's expected range.

  • July 14, 2020

    Biopharmaceutical Co. Raises $250M From RTW Investments

    Biopharmaceutical company Cytokinetics said Tuesday it's entered a series of deals with funds backed by RTW Investments to raise $250 million and that have the potential to bring in an additional $200 million for its work involving heart disease drug candidates.

  • July 14, 2020

    Bracewell Lands Ex-Baker Botts Transactional Tax Partner

    Bracewell LLP has brought on a former Baker Botts LLP partner experienced in advising companies on transactional tax matters to the firm's tax practice in Washington, D.C.

  • July 14, 2020

    Kirkland, Davis Polk Steer Apple Tech Co. Jamf's $288M IPO

    Jamf, a creator of software that automates Apple device management, priced an initial public offering Tuesday for $288 million to raise money to reduce debt and make investments, in a deal guided by Kirkland & Ellis LLP and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP.

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