Deals

Australian national firm Gadens merges with Canberra-based Trinity Law


Deal follows financial integration of Gadens' office network taking partner count to 106

Skadden tops M&A league rankings in first half as deal value rebounds

Paul Weiss and Latham & Watkins follow closely behind as megadeals contribute to 18% rise in global deal value

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Latham, S&C among raft of firms guiding Paramount’s $28bn Skydance merger

Ropes, Cravath and Simpson Thacher also acting in deal to intended to turn Hollywood icon into a tech-media hybrid

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Baker McKenzie, Linklaters lead on Carlsberg’s £3.3bn Britvic acquisition

Bakers counsels Carlsberg in deal to help Danish brewer expand beyond beer

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Willkie Farr, Sullivan & Cromwell counsel Saks owner and Neiman Marcus Group in $2.65bn retail luxury acquisition

Deal marks efforts to boost the combined brands’ ability to compete in the luxury market

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Linklaters, Latham shepherd VW’s $5bn joint venture with Tesla rival Rivian

Linklaters acts for longtime client VW on proposed partnership that will see Rivian’s technology used in both companies’ electric vehicles

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Kirkland, Weil, CMS steer TPG’s €3.9bn acquisition of Aareal Bank tech unit

Kirkland reps TPG and Canadian investment group CDPQ on purchase of property lender’s prized unit Aareon

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Skadden and Cleary advise French giants LVMH and Accor on deal to revive Orient Express brand

US law firms step in as French groups team up on relaunch of historic brand that will operate luxury train routes, cruises and hotels

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Skadden, Weil shepherd Honeywell’s $1.9bn CAES acquisition

Weil counsels seller Advent as Skadden acts for longtime client Honeywell in deal for defence tech company

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Kirkland, Ropes & Gray steer Bain’s $5.6bn PowerSchool acquisition

Kirkland acts for longtime client PowerSchool as private equity-led deals show signs of picking up

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Raft of firms called in for Waste Management’s $7.2bn Stericycle acquisition

Latham & Watkins, Hogan Lovells, Vinson & Elkins and Baker Botts steer deal to expand top US waste management company’s healthcare footprint

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Kirkland, Latham lead on Champion’s $1.2bn sale to Authentic Brands

Kirkland acts for seller HanesBrands alongside Jones Day as Latham counsels Authentic

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Latham, Orrick lead on SAP’s $1.5bn WalkMe acquisition

Israeli firms Meitar and Gornitzky & Co called in on deal to buy Israeli-founded SaaS company

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Wachtell, Kirkland lead on ConocoPhillips’ $22.5bn Marathon Oil acquisition

Wachtell guides ConocoPhillips as Kirkland counsels Marathon in latest energy industry mega deal

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Cleary, DLA Piper and Sidley lead on T-Mobile’s $4.4bn buy of US Cellular’s wireless operations

Clifford Chance, Cravath and Washington DC boutique Wilkinson Barker Knauer also act in deal that will bring T-Mobile four million new customers

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Paul Hastings, Freshfields and Addleshaws lead on Coventry Building Society’s £780m Co-op Bank acquisition

Deal to create lender with £89bn balance sheet and nearly five million customers

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Complex global M&A deals face increased merger clearance challenges, study finds

Some 43% of cross-border transactions over the past four years failed to close due to regulatory scrutiny

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Goodwin, Covington shepherd Biogen’s $1.8bn acquisition of rare disease drugmaker

Covington counsels Biogen as Goodwin reps acquisition target Human Immunobiology Biosciences

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Latham, Kirkland shepherd CyberArk’s $1.5bn Venafi acquisition

Latham guides CyberArk in acquisition of cybersecurity business from Kirkland-repped Thoma Bravo

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Latham, Skadden and Paul Weiss among firms advising on $6.9bn Squarespace take private


Private equity firm Permira is leading the deal, with support from General Atlantic and Accel

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