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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

Transaction Value
Vodafone’s sale of 45% stake of Verizon Wireless
$130 billion  
ChemChina's acquisition of Syngenta AG $43 billion
NXP Semiconductors’ merger with Freescale Semiconductor
$40 billion   
Dutch grocery retailer Ahold’s (brands include Stop & Shop, Peapod and Giant) merger of equals with Belgium-based Delhaize
$29 billion
Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn
$28.2 billion  
TRW Automotive’s sale to Germany’s ZF Friedrichshafen
$13.5 billion
SunGard’s sale to Fidelity National Information Services
$9.1 billion 
GeoSouthern’s sale of its Eagle Ford and midstream subsidiaries to Devon Energy
$6 billion
Alibaba’s investment in Suning Commerce Group
$4.63 billion
Walgreens Boots Alliance's acquisition of 1,932 Rite Aid stores $4.157 billion
Yahoo!’s acquisition of Tumblr
$1.1 billion
Embotelladora Andina in its acquisition of Companhia de Bebidas Ipiranga $539 million         
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News & Events

    Publications

      Spotlight on
      Simpson Thacher Named M&A Group of the Year by Law360
      Spotlight on
      Simpson Thacher Earns Overall "Global M&A Deal of the Year" Award from The American Lawyer