2015's Most Complex Deals And The Firms That Led Them

By Chelsea Naso (January 13, 2016, 2:23 PM EST) -- In a busy year of megamergers, three multibillion-dollars deals also stood out as some of the most complex, as the law firms that advised them grappled with unique financing structures, evolving corporate tax laws and intense competition review, experts say. 

While the three deals also grabbed recognition for being the largest-ever in their respective industries, each contains deal terms that make them noteworthy for much more than their hefty price tags.

Here, Law360 recaps three of 2015's most complicated deals and the law firms that steered them. 

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