Mergers & Acquisitions

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Latest News in Mergers & Acquisitions

  • May 23, 2024

    Hargreaves Lansdown Snubs £4.7B Bid From CVC, Abu Dhabi

    The board of Hargreaves Lansdown said Thursday that it has rejected a proposed £4.7 billion ($6 billion) takeover offer from a consortium of private equity companies, including CVC and the sovereign wealth fund of Abu Dhabi.

  • May 22, 2024

    Founders Of BP's Archaea Looted From Own Co., Suit Says

    A group of fraternity brothers who founded waste management company Noble Environmental Inc. and later sold a venture called Archaea Energy to BP has been hit with a shareholder derivative suit in Delaware Chancery Court alleging the fraternity brothers stole billions of dollars from the company and breached their fiduciary duties to minority shareholders.

  • May 22, 2024

    Investors Say FIS Must Investigate Derivative Suit's Claims

    An investor of fintech corporation Fidelity National Information Services has pushed back on the company and its executives' bid to escape a derivative lawsuit over a $46 billion market cap drop resulting from a business spinoff, saying the company must investigate the suit's allegations.

  • May 22, 2024

    Del. Justices Reverse BitGo-Galaxy Merger Suit Dismissal

    Delaware's Supreme Court on Wednesday reversed the dismissal of a lawsuit that cryptocurrency wallet provider BitGo Holding Inc. filed against digital assets firm Galaxy Digital Holdings Inc., remanding the dispute over their broken $1.2 billion merger back to Chancery Court to resolve multiple "ambiguities."

  • May 22, 2024

    Doc Gets 3 Mos. For Alexion Trades Despite 'Meaningful Job'

    A doctor was sentenced to three months in prison Wednesday for insider trading on an Alexion Pharmaceuticals acquisition, with a Manhattan federal judge saying the defendant's treatment of critically ill, underserved kidney disease patients does not amount to a "get out of jail free card."

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Areas of Coverage

  • TRANSACTIONS
  • Mergers and acquisitions valued at $100MM or more
  • Company spinoffs and splitups
  • Transactions involving stakes of $100MM or more
  • Hostile takeovers and leveraged buyouts
  • Poison pill implementation
  • Bankruptcy selloffs
  • AGENCIES
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
  • Federal Trade Commission
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • POLICY & REGULATION
  • Dodd-Frank Act
  • International banking legislation and regulation
  • ENFORCEMENT
  • Merger reviews
  • Second requests
  • Challenges and divestitures
  • LITIGATION
  • Antitrust suits
  • Bankruptcy proceedings
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Corporate governance fights
  • Proxy battles and hostile takeover suits
  • Poison pill challenges
  • PROFILES
  • Personnel moves
  • Profiles of mergers and acquisitions practices

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