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Full Story Davis Polk advised the representative of the initial purchasers in Stericycle, Inc.'s $500m senior notes offering.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the representatives of the initial purchasers in Esperion Therapeutics, Inc.'s $250m convertible senior subordinated notes offering.
Full Story Davis Polk advised Jiya Acquisition Corp. on its $100m IPO.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the representatives of the underwriters in Maravai LifeSciences Holdings, Inc.'s $1.863bn IPO.
Full Story Davis Polk is advising Bertelsmann on its $2.175bn acquisition of Simon & Schuster.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the representative of the initial purchasers in GoPro, Inc. $143.75m convertible senior notes offering.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the representatives of the underwriters in Stoke Therapeutics, Inc.'s follow-on offering.
Full Story Davis Polk advised Antengene Corporation Limited on its $357m Hong Kong IPO.
Full Story Paul, Weiss is advising The Carlyle Group on Guitar Center Inc.'s Chapter 11 filing.
Full Story Shearman & Sterling advised the joint book-running managers and co-managers on Ontario Teachers’ Finance Trust’s €750m senior notes offering.
Full Story Husch Blackwell represented UpHealth Holdings, Inc. in its business combination with GigCapital2.
Full Story Gordon & Rees opens its Buffalo office.
Full Story Weil has advised Cobham on its $965m sale of Cobham Aerospace Connectivity to TransDigm Group Incorporated.
Full Story Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, is excited to unveil that 10 lawyers have been elected to the firm’s partnership, effective immediately. The new partners represent six practice groups and span six offices.
Full Story Proskauer, a leading international law firm, represented client United Egg Producers, Inc. (UEP) in filing an amicus brief in the Sixth Circuit on November 23rd.
Full Story Kirkland advised Clearlake Capital Group in its execution of definitive agreements to acquire TKE Holdings, Inc. (Dimora Brands)
Full Story idley is advising Zywave, Inc. in its acquisition of Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC) from Accel-KKR. Zywave is a leading provider of front office distribution SaaS solutions backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. and Aurora Capital Partners.
Full Story Dentons, the world's largest law firm, is excited to announce the hire of Andrew Muckian as partner at its fast-growing Dublin office.
Full Story Dentons has gained a leading financial services lawyer Greg McEneny as a partner in its London office. Greg joins from Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) where he is a member of the Senior Legal Leadership team and General Counsel of LBG's non ring-fenced bank, Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets (LBCM).
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis represented Bain Capital Tech Opportunities on a majority investment in HST Pathways and Casetabs, two leading providers of innovative, cloud-based software for ambulatory surgery centers across the United States.
Full Story Ropes & Gray advised Envision Pharma Group, a portfolio company of Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP, in its acquisition of Two Labs, an industry-leading provider of integrated and customized commercial solutions to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sector.
Full Story Schiff Hardin LLP served as Issuer’s Advisor in Breeze Holdings Acquisition Corp.’s initial public offering of 10 million units of securities at $10 per unit. I-Bankers Securities, Inc. was the lead book-running underwriter.
Full Story Davis Polk represented an ad hoc group of senior secured noteholders in connection with the chapter 11 restructuring of FTS International, Inc. and certain of its subsidiaries (collectively, “FTSI”).
Full Story Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner adds investigations partner Sarah Klein from Kirkland & Ellis.
Full Story Proskauer, in partnership with private equity firms, closes its European fund with over €14bn in raised capital.
Full Story Latham & Watkins represents CNX Resources Corporation in its $500m senior notes offering.
Full Story Sullivan & Cromwell advised The Blackstone Group, Inc. on Blackstone Capital Partners VIII L.P.'s investment in Precision Medicine Group.
Full Story Cleary Gottlieb represents Sotera Health Company in its $1.1bn IPO.
Full Story Proposed antitrust rule increases scrutiny of private equity deals.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the sole book-running manager in Consonance-HFW Acquisition Corp.'s $80m IPO.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the joint book-running managers and representatives of the underwriters in Ormat Technologies, Inc.'s $307m follow-on offering.
Full Story Davis Polk advises the financial adviser to Microchip Technology Incorporated in its $1.1bn convertible notes exchanges.
Full Story Taylor Wessing announces hybrid remote work policy for UK offices.
Full Story King & Spalding hires two CMS disputes partners in Dubai.
Full Story Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Weil Gotshal & Manges and McDermott Will & Emery announce partner promotions.
Full Story Latham & Watkins advised the arrangers and dealers on Saudi Arabian Oil Company’s update to its GMTN program and $8bn notes offering.
Full Story Latham & Watkins advised Tencent Music Entertainment Group on its minority investment in Wave.
Full Story K&L Gates advised Panmure Gordon as adviser and broker to Kistos plc in its AIM admission and £31.75m fundraising.
Full Story Cole Schotz represented CoreOne LLC in a complex membership dispute in New Jersey.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented Sunkwan Properties Group Limited in its IPO and Regulation S offering.
Full Story King & Spalding represented NSO Group in a lawsuit over alleged hacking of WhatsApp users' phones.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented the underwriters, joint lead arrangers and deal managers in EQT Corporation's financing transactions for its acquisition of Chevron U.S.A. Inc.’s upstream and midstream assets.
Full Story King & Spalding represented Zaxby's in the sale of a stake to Goldman Sachs.
Full Story Simpson Thacher is representing Mars, Incorporated in its acquisition of KIND North America.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented First Reserve in its agreement to acquire The Goldfield Corporation.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented the underwriters in Assurant, Inc.'s $250m notes offering.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented the underwriters in Resideo Technologies, Inc.'s $255m stock offering.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented the dealer manager in Ascent Resources Utica Holdings, LLC's cash tender offer.
Full Story Husch Blackwell adds Carlos White as partner in its franchising practice in Dallas.
Full Story Simpson Thacher is representing Blackstone in its investment in FireEye, Inc.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented Bentley Systems, Incorporated in its follow-on offering.
Full Story Pryor Cashman represented sbe Entertainment in the sale of its remaining 50% stake to AccorHotels.
Full Story Simpson Thacher is representing J.P. Morgan Securities as financial advisor to Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. in the sale of BBVA USA, to the PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
Full Story Simpson Thacher advised KKR in its investment in Pinnacle Towers Pte. Ltd.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented the underwriters in Duck Creek Technologies, Inc.'s $328m secondary offering.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented Bruin Sports Capital and its portfolio company, Two Circles, in the sale of Two Circles to TRM Partners.
Full Story Husch Blackwell adds pro bono counsel Quinncy McNeal.
Full Story Simpson Thacher is representing JOYY Inc. in the sale of its video-based entertainment live streaming business in China.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented the initial purchasers in a $450m senior notes offering by Shift4 Payments, LLC and Shift4 Payments Finance Sub, Inc.
Full Story King & Spalding adds Patrick McPherson and Randall Walker as partners in its Dubai office.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented BK Brasil Operação e Assessoria a Restaurantes S.A. in its R$510m follow-on offering.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented the underwriters in Assurant, Inc.'s $250m subordinated notes offering.
Full Story Simpson Thacher is representing J.P. Morgan Securities LLC as financial advisor to FS KKR Capital Corp. II in its merger of FS KKR Capital Corp.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented the initial purchasers in Syneos Health, Inc.'s $600m upsized debut debt offering.
Full Story Willkie represented Loral Space & Communications Inc. in its agreement with Public Sector Pension Investment Board and Telesat Canada to combine Loral and Telesat.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented the underwriters in Sotera Health Company's $1.2bn IPO.
Full Story GrayRobinson adds Gabriela Villamizar as an associate in its Boca Raton office.
Full Story Cleary Gottlieb represents Loral Space & Communications in its combination with Telesat Canada.
Full Story Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney advised C360 Technologies, Inc. on its bridge financings.
Full Story Stroock promotes four partners and three special counsel, effective January 1, 2021.
Full Story Cleary Gottlieb represents McCormick & Company in its $800m acquisition of Cholula Hot Sauce.
Full Story Proskauer represented Accor in taking full ownership of sbe's hotel brands.
Full Story Dykema adds Ryan S. Alexander as a partner in its LA office.
Full Story Morgan Lewis advised RRD International in its acquisition by Uniphar plc, a Dublin-based diversified, international healthcare service company.
Full Story Fox Rothschild LLP introduces Adam C. Ragan in Dallas as a partner in the Litigation Department.
Full Story Double Eagle Energy Holdings III LLC has unveiled that it has completed a US$650M offering of five-year senior unsecured notes—the first inaugural issuance by an upstream energy company since July 2018.
Full Story Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP unveiled today that it has elected 13 new partners, effective January 1, 2021.
Full Story The Life Sciences team represented OncoImmune on its definitive agreement pursuant to which Merck (NYSE: MRK), through a subsidiary, will acquire all outstanding shares of OncoImmune for an upfront payment of $425M.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advised GI Partners, a leading private investment firm, on its decision to acquire Valet Living, the largest nationally-recognized, full-service amenities provider to the multifamily housing industry.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advises L Catterton and its portfolio company Cholula in the definitive agreement unveiled today to sell Cholula, a leading producer and distributor of hot sauce, to McCormick & Company
Full Story Ropes & Gray advised Shanghai-based biotechnology LianBio in a strategic collaboration with Pfizer to develop and commercialize therapeutic products in Greater China. The transactionwas unveiled on November 19.
Full Story Dentons is reviewing its business service offering, and reviewing its salaries across the U.K. as more roles become virtual.
Full Story Brown Rudnick LLP today announced the addition of James (Jim) Holohan, Managing Principal of BR Investigations LLC, a private investigations and corporate due diligence firm providing Brown Rudnick’s clients with a built-in, trusted, investigative partner operating at the high standards set by the firm.
Full Story Jones Day advised Pictet Alternative Advisers, S.A. in connection with the £119m acquisition of three Grade II listed office buildings in Manchester, United Kingdom from Helical Plc and continues to act on the acquisition financing with Helaba and establishment of a joint venture with XLB Property.
Full Story MBK Partners, one of the largest North Asian private equity firms and acting through one of its subsidiaries, announced its intention to acquire all the outstanding shares that it does not already own in CAR Inc. for a price that values the target at HK $8.5b (US$1.1b). S&C is acting as legal counsel to the joint financial advisers, Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C. and J.P. Morgan Securities Asia Pacific Limited.
Full Story CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP) the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, announced it has reached an agreement to acquire Homesnap, Inc. for US$250m in cash. Latham & Watkins LLP represented CoStar.
Full Story RESILIENCE (National Resilience, Inc.), a new company building the world's most advanced biopharmaceutical manufacturing ecosystem, announced its launch. RESILIENCE has raised over US$800 million of capital following the recent Series B raise of approximately US$750m. Latham & Watkins LLP advised RESILIENCE in the transaction.
Full Story On November 20, 2020, OneWeb, the broadband satellite communications company, announced its emergence from chapter 11. A consortium led by Bharti Global Limited (“Bharti”) and Her Majesty’s Government (“HMG”) (through the UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) has invested $1 billion in the OneWeb business to offer broadband connectivity services, via a constellation of 650 low Earth orbit satellites. Cravath advised Bharti and the consortium in connection with the t
Full Story Dechert represented AlgoTherapeutix, a French biotech developing an innovative topical treatment for chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathies (NPIC), as part of its Series A fundraising of 12 million euros.
Full Story Baker McKenzie represented the initial purchasers Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, HSBC, DNB Markets, Fifth Third Securities, ING, MUFG, Truist Securities, BofA Securities and Citizens Capital Markets in connection with the issuance by Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECPG) of £300m aggregate principal amount of 5.375% senior secured notes due 2026, which was upsized by £50m from £250m.
Full Story Joshua J. Minkler has joined Barnes & Thornburg’s white collar and investigations practice group in Indianapolis after serving as the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advised trans-Atlantic biotech venture capital firm SR One Capital Management in its successful spinout from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and the close of its first independent fund.
Full Story WilmerHale advise a financial institution investor with respect to an investment in a convertible note and warrant of WeConvene Group Limited, a platform for the capital markets community focused on facilitating the creation, distribution, marketing and execution of meetings among capital markets constituents including analysts, corporations, investors, IR firms, and investment banks, among others.
Full Story Dechert is representing FS/KKR Advisor, a partnership between FS Investments and KKR Credit Advisors, in the proposed merger of FS KKR Capital Corp. and FS KKR Capital Corp. II, two publicly traded business development companies (BDCs).
Full Story Skadden represented Yatsen Holdings Limited in its $616.9m IPO.
Full Story Skadden advises KE Holdings Inc. in its $2.1bn follow-on offering.
Full Story US-headquartered firms might be the best firms in the UK.
Full Story Linklaters' Americas revenue fell in the most recent financial year.
Full Story Cravath and Paul Weiss announce annual bonuses.
Full Story Clifford Chance will change its German partnership structure post-Brexit.
Full Story Slaughter and May decides against changes to its lockstep compensation system.
Full Story Cleary Gottlieb represented Latour Capital in its acquisition of Solvay’s barium & strontium and sodium percarbonate businesses.
Full Story Dentons China opens a new office in Sanya.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the book-running manager in Population Health Investment Co., Inc.'s $172.5m IPO.
Full Story Husch Blackwell advised UpHealth Holdings, Inc. in its business combination with GigCapital2.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the representative of the underwriters in Plug Power Inc.'s $845m stock offering.
Full Story Weil represents American Securities LLC in its pending $1.37bn take-private of Foundation Building Materials, Inc.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the joint book-running managers and representatives of the underwriters in Kodiak Sciences Inc.'s $645n follow-on offering.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the joint bookrunners in BK Brasil Operação e Assessoria a Restaurantes S.A.'s R$510m equity offering.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the underwriters in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd.'s $824m share offering.
Full Story Hogan Lovells advised the City of Cordoba on its $150m debt restructuring.
Full Story White & Case adds Daniel Abercromby as partner in Hong Kong.
Full Story Dentons advised ATAI Life Sciences on its $125m Series C financing round.
Full Story Latham & Watkins advised NeoGames in its $94m IPO.
Full Story Morgan Lewis represented Winter Capital Advisors in its investment in Arrival.
Full Story Cravath announces 2020 associate bonuses.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advised K1 Investment Management and its portfolio company Smarsh Inc. on Smarsh's acquisition of Digital Reasoning Systems, Inc.
Full Story Cleary Gottlieb represented Suzano S.A. and Suzano Austria GmbH on reopening $500m of sustainability-linked notes.
Full Story Debevoise & Plimpton advised StepStone Group on its $670m investment in the Ampersand Continuation Fund.
Full Story Fenwick represented Relativity Space in its $500m Series D financing.
Full Story Shearman & Sterling advised Citibank, N.A. on Alexandria Real Estate Equities' $3bn senior unsecured revolving facility.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advised GoGuardian on its merger with Pear Partners.
Full Story Hogan Lovells has represented international pharmaceutical company Novartis in connection with an exclusive worldwide license
Full Story Daniel Abercromby has moved over White & Case after only 13 months at Weil. He previously was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis.
Full Story Sidley is advising Cloudbreak Health, LLC, a leading unified telemedicine and video medical interpretation solutions provider, in its pending business combination with special purpose acquisition company GigCapital2
Full Story Sheppard Mullin advised Allied Universal, the largest security guard company in the U.S., in the acquisition of Safety Environment Business Solutions Inc., (S.E.B). E.B. offers security services in 22 states and employs more than 1,300 security officers with revenues exceeding US$65m.
Full Story Lowenstein advised Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBPH) (Spring Bank), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for oncology and inflammatory diseases, in the completion of its business combination with F-star Therapeutics Limited (F-star), in which Spring Bank acquired all of the outstanding share capital of F-star in exchange for newly issued shares of Spring Bank in a share exchange conducted under English law.
Full Story Eddie Jauregui, a former prosecutor and deputy chief in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Central District of California, has joined Holland & Knight's Los Angeles office as a litigation partner in the White Collar Defense and Investigations Group.
Full Story Cravath advised Cable One, Inc. in connection with its US$650m 144A/Reg. S senior notes offering. Cable One is a leading broadband communications provider serving more than 800,000 residential and business customers in 21 states.
Full Story Cravath advised the initial purchasers, led by J.P. Morgan Securities, Citigroup, Credit Suisse and BNP PARIBAS, in connection with the US$250m 144A/Reg. S high‑yield senior notes offering of The New Home Company Inc., a new generation homebuilder.
Full Story Springfield, Missouri-based OakStar Bancshares, Inc., the holding company for OakStar Bank, announced on November 20, 2020 it will acquire First Bancshares, Inc., the holding company for Community First Bank based in Kansas City, Kansas. The deal is pending final regulatory and is expected to close in 2021. Stinson attorneys involved on the matter include Bob Monroe and Greg Johnson.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis is representing Rhône Capital on the acquisition of a minority stake in illycaffè.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis is representing GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, on its establishment of a joint venture with Melcombe Partners to acquire and develop urban logistics properties in Europe.
Full Story Bracewell (UK) LLP announced today that Alistair Calvert has joined the law firm’s energy disputes practice group as a partner in the London office. Calvert was previously a partner at Pinsent Masons LLP.
Full Story Pillsbury announced today that it has hired Stephen Ashley as a new partner in the firm’s Capital Markets practice group. Stephen comes to the firm from Orrick in New York.
Full Story DLA Piper advised G2SF, Inc. in its sale to Gunnison Consulting Group, Inc.
Full Story Skadden adds Shay Dvoretzky as head of its new SCOTUS practice.
Full Story Smith, Gambrell & Russell adds Michael Holbein as a partner in Atlanta.
Full Story Latham & Watkins advised AvePoint, Inc. on its merger with Apex Technology Acquisition Corporation.
Full Story O’Melveny represented Strava on its $110m Series F financing round.
Full Story O’Melveny launches new microsite “The Boardroom” that provides updates on the current business landscape.
Full Story Baker McKenzie adds securities partner Cécile Baume in Sydney.
Full Story Mayer Brown advised British land on the £177m sale of the mixed-use estate at Clarges, London to Deka.
Full Story Big Law adapted to the Coronavirus pandemic better than expected, but some worry this will come at a great cost next year.
Full Story Dentons advised Triodos Investment Management, Umweltbank Aktiengessellschaft and GLS Gemeinschaftsbank EG on the acquisition of a majority stake in Opportunity banka a.d. Novi Sad.
Full Story Curtis Frankfurt represented German soccer player Joshiko Saibou in a labor dispute.
Full Story Dentons' Montreal office advised on twice as many securities and corporate finance transactions this year.
Full Story A new survey suggests new partners were impressed with their firm's Coronavirus response.
Full Story 21 Dentons disputes attorneys will join TLT by January 2021.
Full Story Freshfisher adds two medical negligence partners from Kingsley Napley.
Full Story Debevoise & Plimpton advised EQT on a new €2.7bn ESG-linked subscription credit facility.
Full Story Clifford Chance and Ashurst advise The U.K. Department for Transport on a potential airline industry bailout.
Full Story Ropes & Gray adds restructuring partner Ryan Preston Dahl, resident in its Chicago and New York offices.
Full Story O’Melveny advised SMART Global Holdings on its acquisition of Cree's LED Products business unit.
Full Story Jenner & Block advised Aurora Cannabis Inc. in its $172.5m public offering.
Full Story Vinson & Elkins advised Lilis Energy, Inc in its chapter 11 plan.
Full Story Pillsbury represented BabbleLabs in its sale to Cisco Systems.
Full Story GrayRobinson adds Seth Cohen as of counsel in its Orlando office.
Full Story Pillsbury represented Kasten in its $150m sale to Beeam Software.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advised Warburg Pincus on it investment in Quantum Health.
Full Story Mintz advises Butterfly Network, Inc. in its proposed merger with Longview Acquisition Corp.
Full Story Singapore increases the cost of hiring expatriate lawyers amid high unemployment due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Full Story Husch Blackwell adds Quinncy McNeal as pro bono counsel in Houston.
Full Story Arnold & Porter advised Empresa Nacional de Autopista, S.A on ENA Master Trust's $400m senior secured notes offering and concurrent public bond offering.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the underwriters in Veritiv Corporation's secondary offering.
Full Story Vinson & Elkins advised Charah Solutions, Inc. on the sale of Allied Power Holdings, LLC.
Full Story Davis Polk advises PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP on its acquisition of EagleDream Technologies.
Full Story Morrison & Foerster is advising The California Rebuilding Fund, which was established to help California small businesses recover from the Coronavirus pandemic.
Full Story Sidley is advising Afilias, Inc. in connection with its sale to Donuts Inc., a global leader in next generation top-level domains and digital identity. Afilias operates the authoritative directories and DNS for over 200 top-level domains.
Full Story Yatsen Holding Limited (Yatsen), has unveiled the pricing of its initial public offering of 58,750,000 American Depositary Shares
Full Story Sidley advised Mastercard in its acquisition of Finicity, a provider of real-time access to financial data and insights, for US$825M
Full Story Ropes & Gray represented Longview Acquisition Corp, an affiliate of Glenview Capital Management, in its merger with Butterfly Network. The Pro Forma enterprise value of Butterfly Network is $1.5B
Full Story The Asia appointments were in Hong Kong but promotions also took place in Singapore and Beijing.
Full Story Sidley advised GIC in connection with a US$1.0b investment in Convex Group Limited led by GIC and Onex Partners.
Full Story Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that real estate and bankruptcy lawyer Steven Smith has joined the Firm as a Partner in its Dallas office.
Full Story Presidio, Inc., a leading North American IT solutions provider, has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Presidio Holdings Inc., has priced an offering of US$125m in aggregate principal amount of additional 4.875% senior secured notes due 2027 at an issue price of 104%, for an effective yield to maturity of 4.134%. Latham & Watkins LLP advised the initial purchasers in the offering.
Full Story Troutman Pepper served as legal advisor to Vesper Energy in connection with its management buyout of international property and investment group Lendlease’s renewable energy business unit, including an equity investment from alternative asset manager Magnetar Capital.
Full Story Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has represented Precision Medicine Group (PMG), a leading next-generation provider of drug development and commercialization services, and its founders and shareholders in a major investment and recapitalization led by funds managed by Blackstone.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advised Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., in the debt financing aspects of its pending acquisition of the Technology Division of nThrive, a leading healthcare revenue cycle management software-as-a-service platform, from nThrive Holdings, LP.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advised Vesey Street Capital Partners, LLC, a New York-based healthcare services private equity firm, in its completed recapitalization of QualityMetric, an industry-leading provider of tools and technology that measure health from the patient’s point of view.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis counseled Donuts Inc., the global leader in next generation top-level domains (TLD) and digital identity, on its agreement to purchase Afilias, Inc. for an undisclosed sum.
Full Story Dechert represented Earthcube, a leading European intelligence technology start-up, on its €20m Series A fundraiser.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advised BRS & Co., a New York-based private equity firm, which announced the sale of Simpson Performance Products, a provider of critical safety equipment for the motorsports industry, on November 19.
Full Story Bracewell LLP recently served as co-bond counsel and co-disclosure counsel to North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA), a preeminent tollway authority in North Texas and one of the largest issuers in the country in volume of bonds and innovative financing, in a US$761m tax exempt and taxable bond financing.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis is counseling Presidio, a portfolio company of BC Partners, on the agreement to acquire Arkphire.
Full Story Ropes & Gray represented Advarra, a Genstar portfolio company, in its acquisition of IntegReview, an ethical review board/institutional review board based in Austin, Texas.
Full Story Hogan Lovells has recently completed two tech M&A deals for its clients. The deals were led out of the Moscow office and finished nearly concurrently.
Full Story Paul, Weiss represented the underwriters in Aurora Cannabis Inc.'s unit offering.
Full Story Clifford Chance launches an ESG global task force.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the book-running manager in General Motors Financial Company, Inc.'s $750m notes offering.
Full Story Latham & Watkins advised on Kingsway Capital’s take private of Al Eqbal Investment Company.
Full Story White & Case advised OncoDNA on its friendly takeover bid for IntegraGen.
Full Story White & Case counseled Santander Consumer Bank AG on a €1.8bn consumer loan securitization.
Full Story Davis Polk advised China Biologic Products Holdings, Inc. on its going-private acquisition.
Full Story Davis Polk advised LendingTree, Inc. in Ventures Holdco II, LLC's $872m secondary offering.
Full Story King & Spalding advised Zaxby's Operating Company L.P. on its purchase and sale agreement with Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division.
Full Story Fenwick represented MRL Venturese Fund as an investor in Imago BioSciences' $80m Series C financing round.
Full Story Australian law firms will continue flexible work arrangements after the Coronavirus pandemic.
Full Story Sidley advised Clearlake Capital Group L.P. on its acquisition of nThrive Holdings, LP's Techology Division.
Full Story Norton Rose Fulbright advised the underwriters in BBTV Holding Inc.'s IPO.
Full Story Ropes & Gray advised Town Fair Tire Centers, Inc. on its merger with Mavis Tire Express Services Corp.
Full Story Paul Hastings represented the underwriters in Suzano Austria GmbH's $500m sustainability-linked senior notes reopening.
Full Story Sullivan & Worcester adds Irina Pisareva to its tax practice in New York.
Full Story Covington counseled Flyreel on its $10m Series A financing.
Full Story Winston & Strawn partner Julissa Reynoso Pantaleon will serve as chief of staff for incoming first lady Dr. Jill Biden.
Full Story Jones Day advised STEARIS plc on its $850m acquisition of Key Surgical.
Full Story Holland & Hart adds two energy M&A partners.
Full Story Lowenstein represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in Latex Foam International's bankruptcy case.
Full Story Sullivan & Cromwell adds Michael T. Dyson, Robert Yamartino and Irina Pisareva.
Full Story King & Spalding M&A partner Jim Woolery opens a boutique firm.
Full Story Skadden counseled Pinduoduo Inc. on its $5.3bn notes offering.
Full Story Jones Day is advising Bally's Corporation in its $125 million acquisition of Bet.Works, a U.S. based sports betting platform provider to operators in New Jersey, Iowa, Indiana, and Colorado, and a long-term strategic partnership with Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., pursuant to which 21 FOX RSN brands will be rebranded using the Bally’s name and Bally’s will integrate content into the 190 television stations that Sinclair owns, operates, or provides services to across 88 markets and sports networ
Full Story The judge has decided join Alston & Bird after making public last February that he would leave the bench on Nov. 18 and return to private practice.
Full Story Mayer Brown has unveiled the promotion of 11 lawyers worldwide to counsel. The appointments are effective January 1, 2021.
Full Story Mayer Brown has unveiled the promotion of 27 lawyers worldwide to partner. The appointments are effective January 1, 2021.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis represented leading private equity firm GTCR in its definitive agreement to recapitalize Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), in partnership with CEO Neil Book.
Full Story Mr. Jones mainly focuses his practice on arising at the intersection of law, technology, and government investigations. He counsels clients on data privacy, cybersecurity, consumer protection, advertising, e-commerce, and the regulatory implications of disruptive technologies.
Full Story Sidley represented KKR on its acquisition of Argenta, a leading animal pharmaceutical research and manufacturing company based in New Zealand and also active in the U.S. and the UK.
Full Story Kelley Drye & Warren LLP announced today that John M. Foote has joined the law firm as a partner in the International Trade practice group.
Full Story Alston & Bird continues to expand its London presence with the addition of partners Phillip Taylor and Saloni Joshi as the firm further strengthens its transatlantic offering for both contentious and noncontentious finance and corporate matters. Arriving from Sidley Austin LLP, where he had spent his entire career, Taylor joins Alston & Bird’s Financial Restructuring & Reorganization Group, while Joshi, who joins from asset management firm MJ Hudson, will be a member of Alston & Bird’s Financial
Full Story Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today the addition of Thomas Fuller to the Silicon Valley office as an Associate on Electronic Engineering & Software Group in the firm’s internationally-recognized Intellectual Property Department.
Full Story Vedder Price’s client, Perpetual Limited (“Perpetual”), announced the closing of its purchase of a 75% stake in Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss, LLC (“Barrow Hanley”) from BrightSphere Investment Group Inc.
Full Story The Private Equity team at Goodwin counseled Left Lane Capital as lead investor in a Series A2 financing round for GoStudent GmbH. The volume amounts to €5m.
Full Story Berkeley Lights, Inc., a leader in Digital Cell Biology, announced the pricing of its previously announced public offering of 3,000,000 shares of common stock to be sold by certain selling stockholders of Berkeley Lights at a public offering price of $86.00 per share. Latham & Watkins LLP advised Berkeley Lights, Inc. in the offering.
Full Story Latham & Watkins has represented New Look, a leading UK multichannel fashion retailer, on the successful completion of the Group’s financial and operational restructuring.
Full Story Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today the addition of Brent Caldwell to the firm’s Charlotte office as an associate on the Real Estate, Finance, and Capital Markets Groups.
Full Story Weil is representing Hillhouse Capital, as a member of the buyer consortium (which also includes Centurium Capital and CITIC Capital), in the proposed US$4.76b take-private of China Biologic Products Holdings, Inc., a leading fully integrated plasma-based biopharmaceutical company in China.
Full Story Paul Hastings LLP announced today that Pine Island Acquisition, a special-purpose acquisition company, priced its US$200m initial public offering of 20 million units at $10 per unit.
Full Story Ahold Delhaize and Centerbridge Partners have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire FreshDirect, an online grocer based in New York City. Latham & Watkins LLP advised FreshDirect in the transaction.
Full Story Dragoneer Growth Opportunities Corp. II has announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 24,000,000 Class A ordinary shares at a price to the public of US$10 per share. Latham & Watkins LLP advised the underwriters in the offering.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advised the underwriters on the US$6.1b public offerings of equity and convertible notes by Pinduoduo Inc. (NASDAQ: PDD), one of the leading Chinese e-commerce businesses.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advised investors in the proposed US$4.76b take-private of China Biologic Products Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBPO), a plasma-based biopharmaceutical company.
Full Story Willkie advised Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd in connection with the sale, along with Fairfax Financial Holdings, of their majority interest in Vault Insurance to Cornell Capital and Hudson Structured Capital Management.
Full Story Jackson Walker is happy to announce the addition of Machir Stull as senior counsel in the Dallas office’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring, & Recovery group.
Full Story Dechert represented InnovaFeed, a leader in the production of insects for animal feed, in connection with its 140m euros fundraising, for the equity part representing half of the amount raised.
Full Story Goodwin advised European Digital Group and Montefiore Investment on the acquisition of Orès.
Full Story Greenberg Traurig adds a five-strong Dutch real estate team.
Full Story Blank Rome adds Jennifer Patt as an associate in New York.
Full Story Ropes & Gray represented Nuance Communications on the sale of its HIM Transcription business and EHR Go-Live Services business to DeliverHealth Solutions LLC.
Full Story Goldberg Segalla announces year-end bonuses.
Full Story Dorsey & Whitney promotes 17 new partners, effective January 1, 2021
Full Story Dorsey & Whitney adds Carlos Méndez-Peñate as a partner in New York.
Full Story Dentons adds Stefano Belleggia, Antonio Umberto Valdemarca and Giulia Marcucci in Milan.
Full Story Dentons advised Aviva Investors on the sale of two warehouses in Wrocław Business Park.
Full Story Dorsey & Whitney adds Alison Garner as a Senior Attorney in Salt Lake City.
Full Story Dentons adds Stefano Belleggia as partner in Milan.
Full Story Dentons adds employment partner Rodney Moore in Atlanta.
Full Story Holland & Hart represented Haddington Dynamics, Inc. in its sale to Ocado Group plc.
Full Story Dentons adds Julie Facchin and Samantha Chang as counsel and senior associate in Vancouver.
Full Story Dentons adds partner Alim Khamis in Dubai.
Full Story Ropes & Gray and Lambda Legal filed a preliminary injunction to block the Trump administration's ban on diversity training.
Full Story Kirkland advised McDermott International, Ltd on raising $560m in new capital.
Full Story Cadwalader is advising Population Health Investment Co., Inc. on its $150m IPO.
Full Story Fenwick represented Levels in its $12m seed financing round.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advised Ahold Delhaize on its acquisition of FreshDirect.
Full Story Baker McKenzie advised Novartis on renewable energy agreements in Europe.
Full Story Greenberg Traurig adds real estate partner David van Dijk and his Dutch Tier 1 Real Estate team in Amsterdam and London.
Full Story Slaughter and May adds Gayathri Kamalanathan as a partner in London.
Full Story Baker McKenzie advised Embracer Group on its SEK 2bn acquisition of 11 video game companies.
Full Story Baker McKenzie advised Embracer Group, Koch Media and other video game companies on Embracer Group's acquisition of 34BigThings.
Full Story Baker McKenzie and Clifford Chance advise the government of Saudi Arabia and Saudi Electricity Company on a $44bn Islamic Finance deal.
Full Story Schulte Roth & Zabel partner Cathy Weist joins Falcon Edge Capital as general counsel.
Full Story Baker McKenzie advised Pareto Securities on its SEK 522m private placement of SDRs.
Full Story White & Case advised the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on forming a $750m biopharmaceutical platform in Egypt.
Full Story Norton Rose Fulbright advised HSBC Corporate Finance (Hong Kong) Limited and Morgan Stanley Asia Limited as joint sponsors in Sunac Services Holdings Limited's spin-off and separate listing in Hong Kong.
Full Story Weil advised banks including CIBC on financing for Intact Financial Corporation's acquisition of RSA Insurance Group plc.
Full Story Hogan Lovells advised Globus Holding GmbH & Co. KG on a EUR 50m revolving working capital facility.
Full Story Latham & Watkins represented Cars.com in its notes offering and debt refinancing.
Full Story Weil advised Montagu Private Equity on its acquisition of ISI Emerging Markets Group from CITIC Capital and Caixin Global.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis counseled Summit Midstream Partners, LP on its consensual Term Loan restructuring.
Full Story Curtis represented BNamericas in its sale of a majority equity interest to Endicott Growth Equity Partners, L.P.
Full Story Kobre & Kim is advising Ethereum Classic Labs on legal remedies for recent blockchain attacks.
Full Story Kobre & Kim adds offshore disputes and insolvency partner Timothy Haynes to its Hong Kong office.
Full Story Goodwin advised KIND on its sale to Mars, Incorporated.
Full Story Schiff Hardin postpones the start date for some first-year associates to June 1, 2021 due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Full Story Sullivan & Cromwell successfully represented Barclays Bank in a contract dispute against BDC Finance.
Full Story Ropes & Gray advised Arsenal Capital Partners in its acquisition of Best Value Healthcare.
Full Story Nixon Peabody successfully represented Leiters, Inc. in a multi-state lawsuit over its ephedrine sulphate drug.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis represented Francisco Partners and its portfolio company RedSail Technologies, LLC, a leading provider of innovative and comprehensive healthcare and governmental software solutions
Full Story Arrival, the company creating electric vehicles (EVs) with its game-changing technologies, and CIIG Merger Corp. (NASDAQ: CIIC), a US publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company, have released that they have entered a definitive agreement for a business
Full Story LendingTree, Inc. unveiled the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 2,955,984 shares of common stock by Ventures Holdco II, LLC,
Full Story Searchlight Capital Partners, L.P. has unveiled the final close of Searchlight Capital III, L.P., with total committed capital of US$3.4 billion. This is the third private equity fund the firm has raised since it was founded in 2010.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis represented Health Assurance Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, in connection with its initial public offering of SAIL℠ (Stakeholder Aligned Initial Listing) securities.
Full Story Hogan Lovells counseled Lucira Health in obtaining its Emergency Use Authorization from the Food and Drug Administration for its at-home COVID-19 testing kit.
Full Story IBM announced that it reached a definitive agreement to acquire TruQua Enterprises, LLC, an IT services and consulting SAP development partner that specializes in delivering finance and analytics solutions to Fortune 500 companies. Cravath is advising IBM in connection with the transaction.
Full Story White & Case LLP has represented ARCH Emerging Markets Partners Limited (ARCH) on its investment in CrossBoundary Energy, one of Sub-Saharan Africa’s leading providers of fully financed commercial & industrial (C&I) solar solutions.
Full Story White & Case LLP has represented Peugeot S.A. on a consent solicitation of the noteholders of several series of notes, issued under Peugeot S.A's EMTN Programme, to obtain their approval of the merger of Peugeot S.A. with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) to become Stellantis, upon completion of the transaction.
Full Story White & Case LLP has counseled Antin Infrastructure Partners (Antin) on its acquisition of a controlling stake in Italian pharmacy group Hippocrates Holding (Hippocrates).
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised Clearlake Capital Group, L. P. in its execution of definitive agreements to acquire The Wellness Pet Food Holdings Company, Inc., a global supplier of a family of premium pet food and treat brands, from affiliates of Berwind Corporation.
Full Story Morgan Lewis advised New State Capital Partners LLC in its acquisition of a majority of Klein Hersh International’s stock.
Full Story Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM), the storage and information management services company, has announced the formation of a 300m+ Euro joint venture with an affiliate of AGC Equity Partners (AGC), a London-based global alternative asset manager, to design and develop a 280,000 square foot, or 27 megawatt, hyperscale data center currently under development in Frankfurt, Germany (the Frankfurt Data Center). Latham & Watkins LLP advised AGC in the transaction.
Full Story Davis Polk represented the joint-bookrunning managers and representatives of the several underwriters in connection with an approximately US$173.8m public offering of common stock by Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc.
Full Story Davis Polk represented Morgan Stanley on the recommencement of its SEC-registered financing programs and the related filing of its universal shelf registration statement, which includes a prospectus for issuances of debt securities, units, warrants, purchase contracts, preferred stock, common stock and capital trust securities to be issued by Delaware statutory business trusts and guaranteed by Morgan Stanley.
Full Story Blank Rome LLP is happy to announce that Jennifer Patt has joined the Firm’s New York office as an associate in the Corporate, M&A, and Securities group. She joins the Firm from Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP.
Full Story Holland & Knight adds Timothy Moran and Philip Corsello as partners in DC and NYC.
Full Story Bracewell advised Phillips 66 on its $1.75bn senior notes offering.
Full Story Lewis Brisbois adds cybersecurity partner Laura Funk to its Dallas office.
Full Story Fried Frank advised a joint venture between Brookfield Office Properties Inc. and Swig Investment Company, LLC on its $1.25bn financing for the Grace Building.
Full Story Bryony Harris joins Butler Snow in its Dallas office.
Full Story Workplace relations partner Vince Rogers exits Ashurst to join Australian firm Lander & Rogers.
Full Story Insurance partner Brett Solomon exits Norton Rose Fulbright to join an Australian firm.
Full Story Goodwin advised Spacemaker on its acquisition by Autodesk, Inc.
Full Story Paul Weiss advised KKR Global on its acquisition of CMC Machinery.
Full Story O'Melveny advised Urovant Sciences on its sale to Sumitovant.
Full Story DLA Piper advised Zebit, Inc. on its IPO.
Full Story Dykema announced six new executive board members.
Full Story CMS hires corporate partner Babita Ambekar in Singapore.
Full Story Weightmans re-elects David Lewis as senior partner.
Full Story Ashurst and Slaughter and May advise on the £7.2bn takeover of RSA.
Full Story Dentons hires 3 litigation attorneys from Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners in Milan.
Full Story Hill Dickinson adds Jonathan Goacher as a partner in Singapore.
Full Story Greenberg Traurig advised Hines Pan-European Core Fund on acquisition of a mezzanine warehouse facility in Wrocław.
Full Story Baker McKenzie advised SK Telecom on its 5G joint venture with Deutsche Telekom.
Full Story Norton Rose Fulbright advised Dradura Group on an international investor process.
Full Story Baker McKenzie affiliate Legal Advisors Abdulaziz Alajlan & Partners advised the Ministry of Finance of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on a $44.78bn Shariah compliant financing to Saudi Electric Company.
Full Story DLA Piper advised Fircroft Group on its merger with NES Global Talent.
Full Story Ropes & Gray advised AccentCare, Inc. in its agreement to acquire Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care.
Full Story Goodwin advised Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. on its $280m convertible notes offering.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the representatives of the underwriters in Pacific Gas and Electric Company's $1.45bn first mortgage bonds offering.
Full Story Workplace relations partner Michelle Dawson exits DWF to join local Australian firm Moray & Agnew.
Full Story Ballard Spahr adds Marcel Pratt as office managing partner of its Philadelphia office.
Full Story Baker Botts advised GCI Liberty, Inc. on the sale of its stake in LendingTree, Inc.
Full Story Goodwin advised InterVenn Biosciences on its $34m Series B fundraising.
Full Story Skadden advised Baidu Inc. on its $3.6bn acquisition of JOYY Inc.’s China live-streaming business.
Full Story Holland & Knight adds Beth Vecchioli as a partner and senior policy adviser.
Full Story Holland & Knight advised Enterprise Financial Services Corp on its merger with Seacoast Commerce Banc Holdings.
Full Story Skadden advised SL Green on its $1.25bn loan for an office construction at One Madison Ave New York.
Full Story Goodwin advised InterVenn Biosciences on its $34m Series B fundraising.
Full Story Loeb & Loeb represents American AllWaste LLC in its acquisition of Aero Enterprises LLC.
Full Story Willkie represented Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. and Genstar Capital LLC in the sale of an 80% stake in ISS to Deutsche Börse.
Full Story Deutsche Börse AG, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (“ISS”) and Genstar Capital LLC unveiled that Deutsche Börse will acquire approximately 80% of leading governance, ESG data and analytics provider ISS
Full Story Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough will be joining the Redgrave law firm to produce the nation’s largest and most comprehensive information and discovery law practice, the law firms announced Tuesday.
Full Story A team from Blank Rome advised Ravn Air Group, Inc. and its affiliated debtors (collectively, the “Debtors”) in the sale of substantially all its assets through a Chapter 11 bankruptcy process.
Full Story Smith & Wollensky, took the initiative to pay approximately $365,000 it owed in deferred rent. Shutts & Bowen Miami Partner Alex Tachmes, who advises the restaurant’s Miami Beach operations,
Full Story Pipedrive has unveiled that it has signed an agreement to receive a majority investment from Vista Equity Partners, a leading global investment firm focused on enterprise software, data and technology-enabled businesses.
Full Story GoodCell, the company decoding human health to extend and improve the quality of life through technology powered by science, has announced that it has gathered US$17.9M
Full Story Morgan Lewis advises Vincent Group plc, which operates an online gaming platform under the flagship brand Coolbet, in a definitive agreement to be acquired by GAN Ltd
Full Story Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is representing Schneider Electric in its acquisition of an 80% controlling stake in Operation Technology Inc./ETAP Automation Inc.
Full Story Fenwick advises ToneDen in its acquisition by Eventbrite, a global self-service ticketing and experience technology platform.
Full Story Arnold & Porter represented Comoto Holdings and its private equity sponsor, Prospect Hill Growth Partners, on the acquisition of REVER, the world's largest tech-enabled motorcycle, off-road and adventure community.
Full Story The Public M&A and Life Sciences teams represented longtime Goodwin client MyoKardia, Inc. on the successful completion of its acquisition by Bristol Myers Squibb in an all cash transaction for approximately US$13.1b.
Full Story Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) has agreed to acquire small satellites provider Blue Canyon Technologies for an undisclosed sum as part of efforts to expand its platforms in support of clients’ space missions. K&S advised on the deal.
Full Story Chugach Electric Association, an Alaska electric cooperative utility based in Anchorage, Alaska, on October 30, 2020, closed on its US$1b acquisition of the assets of Anchorage Municipal Light & Power (ML&P). Stinson advised on the deal.
Full Story Guardant Health, Inc., a leading precision oncology company, has announced the pricing of its offering of US$1b aggregate principal amount of 0% convertible senior notes due 2027 in a private offering to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933. Latham & Watkins LLP advised Guardant in the offering.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised Clearlake Capital Group in its execution of definitive agreements to acquire PriSo Holding Corporation (PrimeSource), a provider of construction fastening solutions and other complementary special building products, from Platinum Equity Capital Partners.
Full Story Philadelphia City Solicitor Marcel S. Pratt will rejoin Ballard Spahr in January as the Managing Partner of the firm’s Philadelphia office and a partner in its Litigation Team, firm Chair Mark Stewart announced today.
Full Story Hogan Lovells has represented The Felix Project on a pro bono basis on its acquisition of FareShare's London operations.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advised STG Partners on closing STG VI with $2bn in committed capital.
Full Story King & Spalding successfully represented Johnson & Johnson in its talc product liability lawsuit.
Full Story Alston & Bird adds restructuring partner Philip Taylor in London.
Full Story Hughes Hubbard & Reed successfully represented L-3 Communications and its then-subsidiary Vertex Aerospace in an employment retaliation and discrimination lawsuit.
Full Story Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner adds first-chair litigator Lori Van Auken as a partner in NY.
Full Story Akin Gump advised an ad hoc committee of noteholders on intu Metrocentre Finance plc's transaction concerning the Metrocentre Group.
Full Story Shearman & Sterling represented the underwriters in NatWest Group plc’s £1bn debt offering.
Full Story Nelson Mullins merges with Redgrave, effective Dec 1.
Full Story Kirkland advised Nexus Capital Management LP on closing Nexus Special Situations III, L.P. at $1.25bn in committed capital.
Full Story Davis Polk advised Morgan Stanley on its $4.5bn notes offering.
Full Story Hogan Lovells advises Knighthead Capital Management as lead lender in a DIP financing facility for LATAM Airlines.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the underwriters in Natural Order Acquisition Corp.'s IPO.
Full Story Former Jackson Lewis co-chair William J. Anthony joins Blank Rome.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the joint book-running managers and representatives of the underwriters in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company's $7bn notes offering.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the joint bookrunners on an IPO by Aeris Indústria e Comércio de Equipamentos para Geração de Energia S.A.
Full Story Mintz represented Citizens Bank, N.A. in a $100m ponzi scheme lawsuit.
Full Story Moore & Van Allen advised 2311 Racing LLC on the formation of a new NASCAR Cup Series race team.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented XP Investments US, LLC, BTG Pactual US Capital LLC, Itau BBA USA Securities, Inc. and Brasil Plural Securities LLC in 3R Petroleum Óleo e Gás S.A.'s IPO.
Full Story Simpson Thacher is representing KKR in its acquisition of a 65% stake in Seiyu.
Full Story Jones Day advised Koch Equity Development LLC on its investment in Victoria plc.
Full Story Womble Bond Dickinson advised Warrington Borough Council on its Community Municipal Investment scheme for the development of a new solar farm in Cirencester.
Full Story Taylor Wessing re-elects Dominic FitzPatrick as its U.K. senior partner.
Full Story Honigman adds Melissa Grim to its employee benefits practice in Chicago.
Full Story Taylor Wessing re-elects Dominic FitzPatrick as its U.K. senior partner.
Full Story DLA Piper hires real estate partner Satpal Gobindpuri in Hong Kong.
Full Story Baker McKenzie advised Reichle Immobilien AG on its sale & leaseback transaction for the Cube, a Swiss sustainable commercial building.
Full Story Fenwick & West represented Metagenomi in its $65m Series A financing round.
Full Story Goodwin advised Ribbit Capital as lead investor in Vivid Money's €15m Series A financing.
Full Story M&A "mega-deals" reemerge in Q4 as the economy recovers from the the Coronavirus pandemic.
Full Story O’Melveny advised Kayne Partners on its investment in Signal Automotive.
Full Story Goodwin advised AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. on its $500m sale to Covis Group S.à r.l.
Full Story Mayer Brown is emboldening their leading Capital Markets and Corporate & Securities practices with the addition of Christina Thomas, a former senior advisor at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Ms. Thomas will be a partner in the firm’s Washington DC and New York offices.
Full Story The O’Melveny team's leader, Warren Lazarow co-chair of the firm’s Corporate Department, and David Makarechian, chair of O’Melveny’s Emerging Technologies Group.
Full Story O’Melveny advised MindTickle, a leader in Sales Readiness technology, in a successful US$100 million combination of equity and debt financing, led by Softbank Vision Fund 2
Full Story Paul Hastings LLP announced today that energy, environmental, and infrastructure attorneys Chris Carr and Navi Dhillon have joined the firm as partners, based in San Francisco. They join from Baker Botts.
Full Story Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck is happy to announce that David R. Hale, former chief privacy officer at TD Ameritrade, will join the firm’s Intellectual Property Department as a shareholder in its Washington, D.C., office.
Full Story Jones Day is representing Sumitovant Biopharma in its acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of Urovant Sciences Ltd. not already owned by Sumitovant at a price of $16.25 per share in cash.
Full Story White & Case LLP has expanded its Global Debt Finance Practice Group with the addition of Grzegorz Abram as a partner in Warsaw.
Full Story Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. (THL), today announced the final close of THL Automation Fund, L.P. (the “Fund") at US$900m. Ropes & Gray advised THL on the Fund.
Full Story Dechert counseled Data Management, Inc. (DMI) in its sale to RKD Group, North America's leading provider of marketing and fundraising solutions for nonprofit organizations.
Full Story Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) today announced that Paul Hoffman has joined the law firm as a partner within the Banking Practice Group. He will be based in the Chicago office.
Full Story Morgan & Morgan announced that Jordan Solarz joined the firm’s nursing home abuse practice group based in its Philadelphia office.
Full Story Mayer Brown announced today that a five-attorney team led by partners Eric Pogue and John Tormey has joined the firm’s Projects & Infrastructure practice, adding to its existing power and renewables capabilities. Mr. Pogue will be based in New York, and Mr. Tormey will be based in Washington DC. They join from Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, where Mr. Pogue served as a co-chair of that firm’s Renewable Energy practice.
Full Story Jones Day advised Natixis and BofA Securities, Inc., joint lead managers, and Natixis, interest rate swap counterparty, in connection with the securitization of French residential loans originated by the Banques Populaires and the Caisses d'Epargne through the French fonds commun de titrisation “BPCE Home Loans FCT 2020".
Full Story Beth Vecchioli has rejoined Holland & Knight's Florida Government Advocacy group in Tallahassee, Florida as a senior policy advisor. Ms. Vecchioli was a former regulator at the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation.
Full Story Ropes & Gray represented Park Place Technologies, a portfolio company of Charlesbank and GTCR, in its agreement to acquire Curvature, which describes itself as the global leader in independent, multi-vendor support and pre-owned network and data center equipment.
Full Story Brown Rudnick represented Victoria PLC on the £175m Preferred Equity Investment by KED Victoria Investments ("KED"), an affiliate of Koch Equity Development, LLC ("Koch Equity Development"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. ("Koch Industries").
Full Story Fieldfisher cuts 20 administrative staff after a redundancy consultation.
Full Story Sullivan & Cromwell advised the investors in Sculptor Capital Management 's debt recapitalization.
Full Story Dentons advised JSC National Bank for Foreign Economic Activity of the Republic of Uzbekistan on its $300m debt offering.
Full Story Womble Bond Dickinson advised Newcastle City Council on its joint venture with PfP igloo.
Full Story Paul Hastings represented Méliuz and the selling shareholders in the company's $103m IPO.
Full Story Blank Rome adds employment and class action litigator William J. Anthony as a partner in NY.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advises the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Taubman Centers, Inc. on amending and restating its merger agreement with Simon Property Group.
Full Story Ogletree Deakins adds Patrick Martin as a shareholder in its Miami office.
Full Story Goodwin advised Lacerta Therapeutics on its research and development collaboration with UCB.
Full Story Simmons & Simmons raises salaries for newly qualified lawyers in the UK.
Full Story O’Melveny advised Viva Biotech Holdings on its acquisition of an 80% stake in Zhejiang Langhua Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Full Story Pryor Cashman represented Kandi Technologies Group, Inc. in its $60m direct offering of common stock and warrants.
Full Story Pryor Cashman represented NBC Television in a copyright infringement lawsuit concerning its production of "Rosemary's Baby."
Full Story King & Spalding represented a group of hospitals in challenging Medicare's DSH program.
Full Story Simpson Thacher advised on Square, Inc.'s $1.15bn convertible senior notes offering, convertible note hedge and warrant transactions.
Full Story Baker McKenzie represented Ergon Capital Partners III S.A. in the sale of Keesing Media Group to BC Partners.
Full Story Cahill advised the lead arrangers on Baldwin Risk Partners, LLC's $800m credit facilities.
Full Story Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan represents The California Institute of Technology in suing Dell and JP for patent infringement.
Full Story DLA Piper publishes a report on ESG risk for the insurance industry.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and Jefferies LLC, among others, as representatives of the initial purchasers, in Total Play Telecomunicaciones, S.A. de C.V.'s notes offering.
Full Story Cahill represented the initial purchasers in AMN Healthcare, Inc.'s $350m senior notes offering.
Full Story Cahill represented the lead arrangers in amendments to PAE Incorporated's $1.065bn credit facilities.
Full Story Fenwick advised Statespace in its $29m Series B financing.
Full Story DWF partner Lachlan Wilson makes lateral move to Australian local firm.
Full Story Taft Law adds Schaan Barth to its litigation practice in Minneapolis.
Full Story Davis Polk advised NatWest Group plc on a £1bn debt offering.
Full Story Davis Polk advised AlphaFlow Inc. on a Series A financing round.
Full Story Fried Frank advised a joint venture on the $173m construction financing for a residential development at 241 West 28th Street.
Full Story A few Big Law firms are still making real estate hires despite Coronavirus-induced remote work.
Full Story A federal trial in Texas is paused 2 weeks after 7 participants contracted the Coronavirus.
Full Story Taft Law reinstates full partner pay after cutting partner draws by 25% back in April due to the Coronavirus.
Full Story Schiff Hardin serves as underwriter's counsel in Edoc Acquisition Corp.'s $90m IPO.
Full Story Debevoise advises Kelso & Company and US LBM in Bain Capital Private Equity’s acquisition of a majority stake in US LBM.
Full Story Vinson & Elkins advised Rubicon Oilfield International in its sale to Innovex Downhole Solutions, Inc.
Full Story Bracewell advised Fotowatio Renewable Ventures in its second utility-scale battery project.
Full Story Sony Pictures Entertainment unveiled its purchase of Pure Flix, a faith-based subscription video service that streams general audience movies and television shows
Full Story Latham & Watkins LLP advised the underwriters in the offering with a capital markets team led by Boston partner Peter Handrinos
Full Story Latham & Watkins represented RTP Global, an early-stage VC fund, on its lead investment in Stakester’s US$2M seed fundraising round.
Full Story Polsinelli is happy to announce the election of 20 attorneys to shareholder, effective today. The new shareholders were elected based on their superior client service and dedicated legal commitment.
Full Story Dentons represented PROSENIORS, a French company that provides home caregiving services to elderly and disabled people, on its acquisition by global insurance and assistance provider Europ Assistance.
Full Story Proskauer announced that it acted for RA Capital Management ("RA Capital") in their first and final closing of RA Capital Nexus Fund II ("Nexus Fund"), far exceeding its target of US$350m.
Full Story Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today the hiring of James “Jake” Risener to the Atlanta office as an associate on the Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Team. He served as a law clerk to the Hon. Mary Walrath in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the District of Delaware.
Full Story Kutak Rock served as bond counsel and borrower’s counsel for the Colorado Educational and Cultural Facilities Authority (CECFA) and Montessori Academy of Colorado (MAC) in connection with CECFA making its Tax-Exempt Loan (Montessori Academy of Colorado Project) Series 2020 to MAC in the total of US$7,486,000.
Full Story Travers Smith is ready to elect its new managing partner, as incumbent David Patient’s second term in the role comes to an end.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis represented Bain Capital Private Equity on its acquisition of a majority stake in US LBM, a leading distributor of specialty building materials in the United States.
Full Story Milbank counseled the shareholders of IDL Group, a fund advised by LEA Partners and a management vehicle, on the sale to insightsoftware.
Full Story Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is representing Cornell Capital, a private investment firm, and Hudson Structured Capital Management, an asset manager focused on alternative investments seeking mezzanine level returns, in their acquisition of a majority interest in Vault Insurance, a high-net-worth personal insurance company.
Full Story Reed Smith advised Sanaria on a venture financing deal with the EU Malaria Fund.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advises BC Partners in its acquisition of Keesing Media Group.
Full Story Mayer Brown advised on a €335.4m pan-European senior loan and related CMBS transaction for Blackstone.
Full Story Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati adds Beau Buffier as a partner in its antitrust practice.
Full Story Cozen O’Connor advised Utz Brands, Inc. on its agreement to acquire Truco Enterprises.
Full Story Baker Botts appoints Samuel Dibble as partner-in-charge of its San Francisco office.
Full Story Fenwick represented Inipharm in its $35m Series A financing.
Full Story Norton Rose Fulbright advised Loan Market Group on its acquisition of National Australia Bank’s finance broker aggregation businesses.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented KKR Gym Limited as selling shareholder in The Hut Group's IPO.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented Academy, Ltd. in its $400m debt refinancing.
Full Story Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner adds real estate partners Stephen Kelly and Sarah Mahood in Dubai.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented Avantor, Inc. in a $1.95bn secondary offering, $1.175bn incremental term loan facility and €650m notes offering.
Full Story Foley represented Ulta Beauty in its strategic partnership with Target.
Full Story Womble Bond Dickinson advised on the management buy-out of Nigel Wright Group.
Full Story Latham & Watkins advised Sail Internet, Inc. on an investment from Newlight Partners LP.
Full Story Jackson Walker holds a webinar on November 18 entitled, “Employment Law After the Election.”
Full Story White collar defense lawyers anticipate more enforcement work under the Biden administration.
Full Story DLA Piper advised Whole Earth Brands, Inc. on its $80m acquisition of Swerve.
Full Story Ropes & Gray counseled Wright Medical Group N.V. on its sale to Stryker Corp.
Full Story Morgan Lewis forms its Education Industry Group.
Full Story Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has represented Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the financing of its acquisition of HD Supply Holding Inc.’s Construction & Industrial-White Cap business
Full Story K&L Gates LLP represented Sinch AB (publ) (XSTO: SINCH) on its acquisition of SAP SE’s Digital Interconnect group.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis represented Insignia Capital Group and its portfolio company Truco Enterprises in a definitive agreement unveiled today to sell Truco to Utz Brands, Inc.
Full Story Troutman Pepper advised TELEO Capital Management, LLC, a private equity firm that targets opportunities in the technology, software, healthcare IT, business services and industrial sectors, in its acquisition of Rand McNally, a leader in transportation technology.
Full Story Williams Mullen is happy to announce that Andrew Allen and Mary Scruggs have joined the firm. Mr. Allen will be joining the firm’s Finance & Real Estate Section in the Norfolk office and Ms. Scruggs will be joining the Litigation Section in the Raleigh office.
Full Story A diverse group of practice areas and flexible collections helped Akerman weather the pandemic and end its fiscal year with 6.5% more revenue than 2019, while pandemic-induced paycuts are being reversed retroactively in the form of salary bonuses.
Full Story Paul, Weiss is representing Newlight Partners LP in its investment in Sail Internet, Inc. Sail is a rapidly-growing, high-speed broadband provider leveraging fiber and next-generation wireless infrastructure to serve homes and businesses across the San Francisco Bay Area.
Full Story Dorsey & Whitney hired Akerman partner Carlos Méndez-Peñate in New York to co-chair its firm’s Latin America and the Caribbean practice.
Full Story Taft reinstates full partner pay and reimburses partners for Coronavirus pay reductions.
Full Story Dentons advised ONGC Videsh on its acquisition of a 13.667% stake in the Sangomar Field exploitation area.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the sales agents in BioNTech SE's $500m share offering.
Full Story White & Case advised Toscana Aeroporti S.p.A. on a financing guaranteed by SACE S.p.A.
Full Story White & Case advised Sole Source Capital LLC on its acquisition of Dallas Plastics.
Full Story Goodwin advised the underwriters of SQZ Biotechnologies Company’s IPO.
Full Story White & Case advised Nets on its application in Poland for control of a foreign investment.
Full Story Irwin Mitchell cuts 46 roles after a redundancy consultation.
Full Story Holland & Knight advised Hall's Warehouse Corporation in its $480m acquisition by Americold Realty Trust.
Full Story Baker McKenzie advised Xbrane Biopharma AB on its SEK 200m private placement of shares.
Full Story The U.K.'s legal industry experienced record revenues in September despite the Coronavirus pandemic.
Full Story O’Melveny represented Pharmaron Beijing Co., Limited in its acquisition of Absorption Systems.
Full Story Hogan Lovells launches its HL BaSE Legal Learning Hub in the UK.
Full Story Akin Gump advised Solar Capital Ltd. in its acquisition of a majority stake in Kingsbridge Holdings LLC from TZP Capital Partners II, LP.
Full Story Baker Botts advised Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. as financial advisor in HighPoint Resources Corporation's merger with Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the underwriter in a $894.4m block trade of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. stock.
Full Story Holland & Knight advised Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional as lender in the acquisition of Concesion Costera Cartagena Barranquilla S.A.S.
Full Story Vinson & Elkins advised Antero Midstream Corporation in its $550m senior notes offering.
Full Story Davis Polk represented the sales agent in Affirmed N.V.'s $75m share offering.
Full Story Coronavirus austerity measures including lowering headcounts and expenses have positioned firms for profitability.
Full Story WilmerHale represents Eko Devices, Inc. in its $65m Series C financing.
Full Story More than 170 first-year transactional associates at Kirkland & Ellis participated in the firm's annual Basic Training Academy.
Full Story Biden recruits nearly two dozen Big Law volunteer attorneys to his transition team.
Full Story Latham & Watkins represented Activant Capital in Better.com's $200m Series D funding round.
Full Story Jones Day advised Helios Technologies in its $218.5m acquisition of BWG Holdings I Corp.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advised Trilantic North America on its investment in AEGIS Hedging Solutions, a leader in technology and expertise for commodity and rate hedging
Full Story Greenberg Traurig, LLP advised Vizient, Inc. in its agreement to acquire Intalere from Intermountain Healthcare.
Full Story Schiff Hardin LLP is representing Kimball International, Inc. in the acquisition of Poppin, Inc., a tech-enabled B2B commercial furniture design company, for $110M with potential for additional contingent payments equal to $70M
Full Story Greenberg Traurig, P.A. has grown its Tampa office Litigation Practice and Labor & Employment Practice with the addition of Associate Raymond D. Jackson.
Full Story Latham & Watkins LLP advised Allison Transmission in the offering with a Washington, D.C.-based capital markets team
Full Story Holland & Hart represented as lead counsel to the Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA) on behalf of its member the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) in a significant transaction that will supply renewable energy to the City of Los Angeles.
Full Story White & Case LLP has represented the super senior revolving credit facility lenders on the debt and equity recapitalisation of Selecta Group, the European market leader in self-service beverage and snack solutions.
Full Story White & Case LLP has represented Netfin Acquisition Corp., a Nasdaq-listed special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), on its cross-border business combination transaction with Triterras Fintech Pte Ltd, a leading fintech company focused on trade and trade finance.
Full Story Global law firm White & Case LLP has represented North Sea Midstream Partners (NSMP) on a major refinancing of its debt facilities.
Full Story AMC Networks Inc. unveiled the final results of its modified Dutch auction tender offer to buy back $250.6 million of its outstanding Class A common stock.
Full Story Michael Best is happy to announce that Desmond Hunte has joined Michael Best Strategies as Senior Director of Operations.
Full Story Jackson Lewis P.C. is happy to announce Mary L. Bradley has joined the firm’s Cleveland office. Mary joins Jackson Lewis from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) where she was senior trial attorney.
Full Story The Private Equity team of Goodwin counseled TA Associates on its definitive agreement alongside TPG Capital to acquire Planview for a purchase price of US$1.6b.
Full Story Apex Group Ltd., a global financial services provider, announced the planned acquisition of FundRock Management Company SA and FundRock Partners Ltd. Upon completion of the transaction, Apex will reach close to US$1T in combined assets across administration, custody, depositary and under management. Willkie advised Genstar Capital and its portfolio company Apex Group in the transaction.
Full Story Carousel Capital (Carousel) has announced the first and final closing of its sixth buyout fund, Carousel Capital Partners VI, LP (Fund VI) at its hard cap of US$700m. Latham & Watkins LLP advised Carousel in the transaction.
Full Story DataFleets has announced its US$4.5m Seed round co-led by AME Cloud Ventures (Jerry Yang of Yahoo!) and Morado Ventures. Latham & Watkins LLP advised DataFleets in the transaction.
Full Story Husch Blackwell is happy to announce that Quinncy McNeal has joined the firm in the newly established position of Pro Bono Counsel in its Houston office.
Full Story Jones Day provided healthcare and general corporate representation to SOC Telemed, Inc. in its US$720m merger with Healthcare Merger Corp.
Full Story Vinson & Elkins has boosted its Investment Funds practice with the addition of Emily Stephens as a partner. Stephens served for more than 14 years in managing director roles for global alternative investment management firm Oaktree Capital Management.
Full Story Greenberg Traurig advised Carlyle Real Estate SGR on a real estate development in Mesero.
Full Story Ropes & Gray promotes 16 to counsel.
Full Story Jackson Walker advised Regal Oil, Inc. on its sale of 14 Star Stop convenience stores and a portfolio of dealer supply accounts to Majors Management LLC.
Full Story Womble Bond Dickinson advises Grafton LSR Ltd on its world land speed record project.
Full Story Morgan Lewis advised Seedcamp on the final closing of Seedcamp V with $103m in committed capital.
Full Story Baker McKenzie announces associate bonuses.
Full Story Dentons adds Rainer Frank as a partner in Prague.
Full Story Baker McKenzie advised The Livekindly Company, Inc. on its acquisition of a 49% stake in LikeMeat.
Full Story Milbank adds private equity partners Andrew Whan, Neeraj Budhwani and Davide Mecacci in Hong Kong.
Full Story Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner adds two real estate partners in Dubai.
Full Story Norton Rose Fulbright represented Gore Street Energy Storage Fund in its acquisition of 81MW battery storage assets.
Full Story Jones Day and Porter Wright Morris & Arthur are representing Donald Trump and the GOP in election lawsuits.
Full Story Dentons advised EU Malaria Fund on a venture financing deal with Sanaria.
Full Story Baker Botts represented Zix Corporation in its acquisition of CloudAlly Ltd.
Full Story Baker Botts advised Summit Midstream Partners, LP on its cash tender offer.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented the underwriters in Philip Morris International Inc.'s $1.5bn debt offering.
Full Story Ropes & Gray advised TPG Capital on its joint acquisition of Planview.
Full Story Baker Botts advised Waste Management, Inc. in its $2.5m senior notes offering.
Full Story Akin Gump advised noteholders of HighPoint Resources in the company's merger with Bonanza Creek Energy.
Full Story Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney hires Lloyd Freeman as chief diversity and inclusion officer.
Full Story Fenwick represented Remote in its $35m Series A financing.
Full Story Loeb & Loeb represented two family shareholders in the sale of Les Schwab Tire Centers to Meritage Group.
Full Story Latham & Watkins advised Extra Space Storage Inc. on its $300m acquisition of preferred stock of Jernigan Capital, Inc.
Full Story Latham & Watkins advised Sunoco LP on its $800m senior notes offering.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advised Sumeru Equity Partners on closing Sumeru Equity Partners Fund III with $720m in committed capital.