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Slaughter and May, Travers Smith shepherd Vodafone’s €5bn sale of Spanish arm to Zegona

Slaughters advises longtime client Vodafone as Travers Smith counsels listed TMT investor Zegona

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Paul Weiss, Wachtell shepherd Chevron’s $53bn Hess Corp mega merger

Deal marks second major transaction in oil industry this month

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Freshfields, Skadden lead on Deutsche Bahn’s Arriva sale to I Squared Capital

Freshfields acts for Deutsche Bahn in deal valuing Arriva at reported €1.6bn

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Weil steers Microsoft through final stage of $69bn Activision Blizzard merger clearance

Global antitrust counsel advised on 17 review processes worldwide to secure largest-ever gaming industry deal

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Davis Polk, Gibson Dunn lead on ExxonMobil $60bn mega merger

Oil giant’s acquisition of Gibson Dunn client Pioneer Natural Resources marks largest transaction so far this year

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Kirkland, Latham act in Birkenstock $1.5bn US IPO

Kirkland counsels German shoemaker on New York Stock Echange listing as Latham acts for underwriters

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Linklaters, Herbert Smith Freehills called in for Metro Bank rescue

Deal sees HSF client Spaldy Investments become embattled high street bank’s majority shareholder

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Sullivan & Cromwell hangs on to number one spot in global M&A legal advisor rankings

US firm topped ranking by deal value, narrowly ahead of Kirkland & Ellis and Davis Polk & Wardwell, according to Refinitiv

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Wachtell, Morgan Lewis latest to benefit from Big Food consolidation as JM Smucker snaps up Hostess Brands

Deal valued at $5.6bn to buy Twinkie owner follows acquisitions by Campbell Soup and Mars

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Raft of top-tier firms advise on Smurfit Kappa’s $11bn acquisition of WestRock

Advisers include Matheson, Freshfields, Wachtell, Clifford Chance, Cravath and Paul Weiss

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CMS to consult over redundancies in UK corporate practice

Move comes amid sustained slump in European deal activity

Sullivan & Cromwell and Paul Weiss advise on Roark Capital’s acquisition of Subway

Deal could value US fast food chain at about $9.55bn subject to financial performance, according to reports

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Skadden Arps, Latham called in for Danaher’s $5.7bn Abcam acquisition

Skadden advises US medical giant Danaher as Latham acts for UK’s Abcam in all-cash deal

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Bakers and Willkie advise on Aldi's acquisition of Winn-Dixie, Harveys Supermarket

Deal sees supermarket giant add 400 stores in the Southeastern region of the US

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Latham, Wachtell advise on Tapestry’s $8.5bn acquisition of Versace-owner Capri

Luxury merger also gives Tapestry access to Capri brands Jimmy Choo and Michael Kors

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Reed Smith and Arthur Cox called in for Bonnier News’ strategic investment in Ireland’s Business Post Group

Deal sees Europe’s largest business newspaper publisher enter Irish market

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Clifford Chance, Sullivan & Cromwell on call for Kering’s acquisition of luxury perfume maker Creed

Paris luxury group signals ambition for new beauty division with all-cash deal

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Skadden, Clifford Chance advise on Generali’s €2.3bn acquisition of Liberty Seguros

Cash deal sees Irish heavyweight Matheson and Portugal’s Morais Leitão also called in

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Slaughters and Linklaters dial in for Vodafone and Three’s £15bn UK merger 

Slaughters acts for Vodafone as Linklaters counsels Three UK and owner CK Hutchison in deal likely to face competition scrutiny 

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Wachtell, Kirkland called in for Nasdaq’s $10.5bn Adenza acquisition

Wachtell advises longtime client Nasdaq on biggest acquisition to date as exchange operator deepens fintech push

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