Mergers & Acquisitions

The $1 Trillion-A-Quarter Global M&A Market Milestone – White & Case

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LawFuel Briefing Add Yours Michael Deyong | Germaine Gurr | Nathalie Nègre-Eveillard | Jonathan Olier Deal value exceeded US$1 trillion in every quarter for the first time in history, in just one example of the record-shattering 2021 Global dealmaking was consistently strong in 2021, with the value topping US$1 trillion in each quarter for the first time on record. This achievement is particularly …

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MoFo Survey: Majority of Tech M&A Leaders Split on Whether Deal Activity Will Rise or Stabilize Over Next Six Months

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Morrison & Foerster –  The Tech M&A Leaders’ Survey is a joint effort by Morrison & Foerster and 451 Research to take the temperature of company executives, corporate development officers, lawyers, bankers, and other dealmakers focused on the technology sector. The mission of this semi-annual survey is to dig into pertinent M&A-related issues with thought …

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The Changing State of M&A Litigation

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Skadden –  Over the last few years, three notable Delaware cases — C&J Energy, Corwinand Trulia — have paved the way for a dramatic shift in the deal litigation landscape. In C&J Energy Services, Inc. v. City of Miami General Employees’ and Sanitation Employees’ Retirement Trust (2014), the Delaware Supreme Court indicated (and the Court of Chancery has generally construed the …

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New Zealand Law: High Court Revisits Recoverability of Expenses in Takeovers

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The High Court has revisited the recoverability of a target company’s expenses for the first time in more than 45 years. The case has important implications for future reimbursement disputes. Recovery of “properly incurred” takeover expenses An offeror must reimburse the target company for any expenses that the target properly incurs in relation to a …

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New Zealand Law: The Big Picture: Takeovers Update

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Bell Gully – ​​Bell Gully’s The Big Picture: Takeovers Update provides an analysis of key observations from takeovers announced in 2017. New Zealand listed companies attracted strong interest from buyers last year, producing the highest level of takeover activity seen in the past decade. In the fourth consecutive year of increased takeover activity in this …

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China to Consolidate Antitrust Powers in Single Agency

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Davis Polk – After a decade of enforcing different aspects of its antitrust laws through three separate bodies, China is expected to consolidate antitrust authority into a single agency as part of a broader reorganization of government ministries. The move could have significant repercussions for private parties, following long-standing reports of concerns about staffing shortages …

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New Zealand Law News – Russell McVeagh sees strong M&A activity in 2018

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  In a publication released last week by Russell McVeagh, the leading New Zealand law firm considers the trends in merger and acquisition activity over the last three years and what to expect in 2018 in relation to general market trends, general legal trends and specific deal terms. The firm is confident that M&A activity …

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Proxy Season Highlights

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Skadden Arps –  Encouraged by the success of proxy access proposals in the 2015 proxy season, shareholder proponents have submitted almost 200 proxy access shareholder proposals for 2016 annual meetings. As of mid-June, approximately 65 percent of companies receiving a proxy access shareholder proposal have adopted or proposed a 3 percent proxy access bylaw or …

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Bumper M&A Year Shows No Sign of Slowing

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Clifford Chance – 2015 has been a bumper year for M&A, with over US$ 4.28trn of deals announced to date, according to a preview of international law firm Clifford Chance’s latest Global M&A Trends report. Global M&A value has reached record levels, with 2015 lining up to be the strongest year ever for M&A. While …

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