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Department of Justice Approves Ainsworth-Norbord Merger

Skadden advised Ainsworth Lumber Co. Ltd. and its majority owner Brookfield Asset Management Inc. in securing antitrust approval from the U.S. Department of Justice for Ainsworth's $667 million merger with Norbord Inc.


Stilwell Value and Joseph Stilwell Settle SEC Claims

Skadden achieved a favorable settlement for investment adviser Stilwell Value LLC and its principal and managing member, Joseph Stilwell, in an SEC investigation into whether Stilwell entities adequately disclosed conflicts of interest presented by interfund loans between certain pooled investment vehicles that they managed.


Chartwell to Sell Its US Business

Skadden is advising Chartwell Retirement Residences on the $849 million sale of its entire U.S. portfolio to a joint venture between HCP, Inc. and Brookdale Senior Living Inc.


Life Time Fitness to Be Acquired by Leonard Green and TPG

Skadden is advising Life Time Fitness, Inc. in its $4 billion acquisition by affiliates of Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. and TPG Capital, L.P.


Skadden Earns Project Finance Awards From IJGlobal

Skadden was recognized with awards for its work on two matters at the first annual IJGlobal Americas Awards.


Brookdale Receives Director Nominations

Skadden is advising Brookdale Senior Living Inc. on its receipt of a notice of Sandell Asset Management Corp.'s intent to nominate three director candidates to stand for election to Brookdale's board of directors at the company’s 2015 annual meeting of stockholders.


Mitra Keluarga Completes IPO

Skadden advised Mitra Keluarga Karyasehat in connection with its $340 million IPO and listing on the Indonesian Stock Exchange.


Coca-Cola Completes Landmark Offering

Skadden represented The Coca-Cola Company in an €8.5 billion offering of notes — the largest-ever euro-denominated notes offering by a U.S. issuer.


Amicus Brief Filed in Support of Same-Sex Marriage

Skadden is counsel of record on an amicus brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court supporting challenges to state bans on same-sex marriage.


Washington, DC Office Named Champion for Children

Our Washington, D.C. office has been named a Champion for Children for its support for Children's Law Center, which provides free legal services for at-risk children in Washington, D.C. who face abuse and neglect, need loving homes, or have special education and health needs.