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Corporate – M&A

A remarkable array of clients, including large multinationals, Fortune 500 companies and smaller and closely held private companies, as well as financial advisors, boards of directors and special committees, rely on our advice in mergers and acquisitions transactions.

Drawing on the Firm’s cutting-edge experience, our M&A lawyers are able to execute all types of transactions anywhere in the world, efficiently and effectively. We advise on U.S., English and Hong Kong law.

Recent M&A Deals

Aetna’s Board of Directors in CVS Health’s $78 billion acquisition of Aetna
Microsoft’s pending $68.7 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard, its $28.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn and its $19.7 billion acquisition of Nuance Communications
Broadcom’s $61 billion acquisition of VMware
Dell’s $52 billion spin-off of its 81% equity ownership interest in VMware
Twitter’s Board of Directors in Twitter’s $44 billion acquisition by Elon Musk
L3 Technologies’ $33.5 billion business combination with Harris Corporation
Refinitiv’s $27 billion acquisition by London Stock Exchange
First Data’s $22 billion merger with Fiserv
Vistra Energy’s $20 billion merger with Dynegy
PPD’s $17.4 billion acquisition by Thermo Fisher Scientific
Change Healthcare’s $13.8 acquisition by UnitedHealth Group
Genesee & Wyoming’s $8.4 billion acquisition by affiliates of Brookfield Infrastructure and GIC
Versum Materials’ $6.5 billion acquisition by Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Walgreens Boots Alliance’s $5.175 billion acquisition of Rite Aid stores
Vivint Smart Home’s $5.2 billion acquisition by NRG Energy
SiriusXM’s $3.5 billion acquisition of Pandora
Apria’s acquisition by Owens & Minor
Electronic Arts’ acquisition of Glu Mobile
Mars’ strategic partnership with KIND, acquisition of Trü Frü and investment in Vetsource
McKesson’s acquisition of Rx Savings Solutions and its joint venture with HCA Healthcare Inc.’s Sarah Cannon Research Institute
Nestlé’s acquisition of The Bountiful Company
Wella Company’s acquistion of Briogeo
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