Analysis

The Biggest M&A Moments Of 2019's First Half

Law360 (July 8, 2019, 2:05 PM EDT) -- The first half of 2019 saw deal jumpers, activist challenges and terminations make headlines in the mergers and acquisitions market.

Here, Law360 recaps the biggest M&A moments from the last six months.

Deal Jumper Wins Over Target, But Terms Draw Investor Suit

Occidental Petroleum Corp. may have successfully wooed Anadarko Petroleum Corp. away from an acquisition by Chevron Corp. with a $38 billion buyout offer, but the interloper's board must now contend with an activist investor who sued in Delaware Chancery Court for access to books and records.

Texas-based Occidental is facing a books and records request from funds affiliated with...

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