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Springleaf Financial to Acquire OneMain Financial

Skadden is advising Springleaf Holdings, Inc., a consumer finance company and a portfolio company of Fortress Investment Group LLC, in its $4.25 billion acquisition of OneMain Financial, Inc.


Supreme Court Declines to Hear Fee Suit Against BlackRock

The U.S. Supreme Court declined on March 2 to review the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals' affirmance of the dismissal of excessive fee claims asserted by investors in exchange-traded funds managed by Skadden client BlackRock, Inc.


AustralianSuper and General Growth Properties Enter Partnership

Skadden represented AustralianSuper, Australia's largest industry super fund, in its partnership with General Growth Properties, Inc.


Digital Garage Proposes to Privatize Econtext Asia

Skadden is advising Japan’s Digital Garage, Inc. on its proposed $114 million going-private acquisition of its subsidiary econtext Asia Limited, based in Hong Kong.


NXP and Freescale Announce Merger

Skadden is advising Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. on its merger with NXP Semiconductors, N.V. in a transaction valuing the combined enterprise at just over $40 billion.


Endo to Divest AMS Men's and Prostate Health Businesses

Skadden is advising Endo International plc on Boston Scientific's acquisition of Endo's American Medical Systems men's and prostate health businesses for up to $1.65 billion.


Stallergenes and Greer Laboratories to Merge

The firm is advising Ares Life Sciences AG on the merger of its French subsidiary Stallergenes S.A. with Greer Laboratories, Inc.


In Memoriam — Harold F. Moore

The firm mourns the death of our partner and friend Harold F. Moore, 67. As the founder and longtime leader of our project finance practice, Hal played an important role in our development as an international firm, representing underwriters, banks, borrowers, issuers and project sponsors in major matters across the globe.


Firm Recognized by ASIAN-MENA COUNSEL Magazine

Skadden has been recognized for its work on four matters named "Deals of the Year" for 2014 by ‎ASIAN-MENA COUNSEL magazine.


Senior SEC Advisor Ted Yu Joins Skadden

Skadden announced today that Ted Yu joined the firm's Washington, D.C. office as a counsel in its corporate practice.