Taxation With Representation: Simpson, Skadden, Ropes

By Eli Flesch (August 2, 2019, 4:14 PM EDT) -- In this week's Taxation with Representation, the London Stock Exchange buys Refinitiv for $27 billion, two cancer care developers make a $2.8 billion merger, and equity fund EQT VIII Fund makes a $2.7 billion investment in Waystar.

London Stock Exchange's $27B Refintiv Buy

The London Stock Exchange said Thursday that it will buy private equity-backed Refinitiv for $27 billion, including debt, after confirming media speculation last week that deal talks were underway.

Refinitiv was represented by a Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP team that included tax partner Drew Purcell.

The all-stock deal will see London Stock Exchange Group PLC add Refinitiv,...

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