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  • October 20, 2017

    UK Litigation Roundup: Here's What You Missed In London

    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.

  • October 20, 2017

    Gaming Startup Raises $884M In Upsized IPO

    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.

  • October 20, 2017

    Weil Gotshal Reps First Data In $760M BluePay Deal

    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.

  • October 20, 2017

    Patriarch Partners Calls TransCare Doc Request Too Broad

    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.

  • October 20, 2017

    7 Firms To Guide IPOs Topping $2.1B As October Heats Up

    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.

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