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Ballard Spahr LLP announced Tuesday that it has snagged U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission assistant director Dietrich King, who helped lead the agency’s review of e-commerce giant Alibaba’s record-shattering $25 billion initial public offering, to serve as a partner in its Philadelphia office.
Osborne Clarke has picked up an experienced private equity partner for its London team, the second partner it has lured away from Squire Patton Boggs LLP in the last four months.
Privately owned spirits company Bacardi Ltd. said Monday that it has agreed to purchase Patrón Spirits International AG, in a deal that values the company at $5.1 billion and was guided by Covington & Burling LLP.
Walmart is reportedly courting interest for a stake in its Brazilian operations, Toshiba is eyeing an initial public offering of its memory chip unit if an $18 billion deal for the business falls through, and Dalian Wanda Group tapped a trio of banks for the rumored IPO of its sports business.