Taxation With Representation: Wachtell, McDermott, Latham

By Theresa Schliep (September 13, 2019, 6:35 PM EDT) -- In this week's Taxation With Representation, Midwestern banks First Defiance and United Community Financial ink a $473 million merger, Mallinckrodt makes a $250 million sale, Baxter snaps up Cheetah Medical for $230 million, and Stellex Capital sells Morbark for $352 million.

First Defiance and United Community Plan $473M Merger

Midwestern community banks First Defiance Financial Corp. and United Community Financial Corp. said Sept. 9 that they will merge their businesses in a $473 million deal guided by Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz and Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP. 

The Wachtell team representing United Community included tax partner Joshua M. Holmes....

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