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Vitol and Helios to Acquire Stake in Oando Downstream Businesses

Skadden is advising the Vitol Group and Helios Investment Partners on their joint venture with Oando plc to acquire its Nigeria-focused downstream businesses for total consideration of approximately $460 million.


Baidu Announces $1.25 Billion Notes Offering

Skadden advised China's Baidu, Inc. on its $1.25 billion public notes offering.


Mascotte Stake to Be Acquired by Evergrande and Tencent

Skadden is representing Mascotte Holdings Limited in the proposed HK$750 million acquisition of 75 percent of its outstanding shares by Evergrande Real Estate Group Limited and Tencent Holdings Limited.


Lone Star Funds to Acquire Home Properties

Skadden is advising Lone Star Funds on the tax aspects of its $7.6 billion acquisition of Home Properties, Inc. in a going-private transaction.


Darden Restaurants to Pursue a REIT Separation

Skadden is representing Darden Restaurants, Inc. in the separation of a portion of its real estate assets into a separate, publicly traded real estate investment trust.


Holiday Retirement to Sell Senior Housing Properties

Skadden is representing Holiday Retirement Corp. in its $640 million sale of a portfolio of 28 private-pay independent living senior housing properties to New Senior Investment Group Inc.


Fidelity to Acquire Remaining Stake in Colt Group

Skadden is advising Lightning Investors Limited, an entity jointly owned by FMR LLC and FIL Limited (together, Fidelity), on its all-cash offer to acquire the remaining stake in Colt Group S.A. it does not already own.


Qihoo 360 Receives Going-Private Proposal

Skadden is representing the special committee of the board of directors of China-based Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. in its proposed going-private acquisition.

06.19.15 International Prices Convertible Senior Notes Offering

Skadden advised China-based travel service provider International, Ltd. on the pricing of an offering of $1.1 billion of convertible senior notes.


alstria office Bids for Deutsche Office AG

Skadden is advising alstria office REIT-AG on the tax aspects of its announced public takeover offer for all outstanding shares in DO Deutsche Office AG.