Skadden represented Hamilton Reinsurance Group in its $625 million acquisition of SAC Re Holdings, Ltd. and in its initial formation and $925 million capital raise.
Skadden once again was named one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
Skadden has announced its 2014 class of Skadden Fellows, a group of 28 graduating law students and judicial clerks who are devoting the next two years of their professional careers to public interest work.
Skadden is serving as co-counsel to Megapolis, one of Russia’s leading consumer goods companies, in its $1.5 billion sale of two separate 20 percent equity interests in cigarette distributor Megapolis Distribution BV to Philip Morris International Inc. and Japan Tobacco Inc.
Skadden received the best practice award for career management and diversity at the 11th annual Legal Trophies ceremony in Paris on November 28. The event acknowledges the achievements of private practitioners, in-house lawyers and others in the French legal profession. The firm was recognized...
Skadden is representing Permira Advisers Ltd., along with a group of Canadian investors, in their $1.1 billion acquisition of Atrium Innovations Inc.
Skadden earned top honors for the "Best Use of Technology" at the British Legal Awards on November 28.
Skadden is representing Outokumpu, the leading Finnish-based stainless steel manufacturer, in connection with its proposed sale of Acciai Speciali Terni, an Italian-based stainless steel unit, and VDM, a German-based high-performance alloys unit, to ThyssenKrupp, announced on November 29.
Skadden is representing Devon Energy Corporation in its $6 billion acquisition of GeoSouthern Energy's holdings in the Eagle Ford shale formation in Texas.
Skadden again ranked as the No. 1 firm in the country for innovation in the legal sector in the Financial Times’ annual “US Innovative Lawyers” report, published November 21.