Davis Polk And Latham Lead $6.8B Clarivate, CPA Tie-Up

Law360 (July 29, 2020, 3:56 PM EDT) -- U.K.-based analytics company Clarivate said Wednesday it will merge with private equity-backed intellectual property manager CPA Global in a roughly $6.8 billion deal guided by Davis Polk and Latham & Watkins.

Clarivate PLC, advised by Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, said the all-stock deal will see Latham & Watkins LLP-led CPA Global pick up 218 million of its shares, giving CPA Global a 35% ownership stake in the combined company, according to a press release. The companies said the merger, which comes just over a year after Clarivate was taken public, will create a business that covers every step of the...

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