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Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Defeats Preliminary Injunction

Skadden represented the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) in defeating a preliminary injunction application brought by the Elite Rodeo Association (ERA) and its athlete-owners.


China Ming Yang Wind Power Agrees to Going-Private Transaction

Skadden advised the special committee of the board of directors of China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited in its $408 million going-private acquisition.


Nippon Steel Subscribes to Vallourec Capital Increase

Skadden is advising Japan-based Nippon Steel Sumitomo Metal Corporation in connection with its subscription, alongside Bpifrance, to the share capital increase of Vallourec for a total amount of €1 billion.


Permira Funds to Sell Creganna Medical to TE Connectivity

Skadden is advising global investment firm Permira on the $895 million sale of Ireland-based medical device maker Creganna Medical, a company backed by the Permira funds, to TE Connectivity.


Jinpan Enters Into Agreement for Going-Private Transaction

Skadden advised Hong Kong-based private equity firm Forebright Capital Management Ltd. in the $98.5 million going-private acquisition of China's Jinpan International Ltd.


Johnson Matthey Secures Victory

Skadden secured a victory in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey in a patent infringement dispute brought against client Johnson Matthey, Inc., a manufacturer of catalyst materials and supplier of active pharmaceutical ingredients to drug companies.


Leidos to Combine With Lockheed Martin Business

Skadden is representing Leidos Holdings Inc. in its $5 billion combination with Lockheed Martin's realigned information systems and global solutions business in a Reverse Morris Trust transaction.


Carinthia Puts Forward Offer to Purchase HETA Bonds

Skadden is advising the Austrian province of Carinthia, Kaerntner Landesholding and Kaerntner Ausgleichszahlungs-Fonds, a special purpose vehicle set up by the province, in connection with the debt restructuring of HETA Asset Resolution AG, one of the largest capital markets debt restructurings in Europe in recent history.


China's Meituan-Dianping Completes Largest-Ever Venture Round

Skadden advised Internet Plus Holdings, a holding company created by Meituan and Dianping, on a $3.3 billion round of venture funding, the largest ever undertaken. The firm also advised Dianping on its strategic transaction with Meituan in October.


Third Circuit Affirms Victory for DuPont

On behalf of client E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co., Skadden secured an appellate victory affirming the dismissal of a shareholder derivative lawsuit that accused current and former DuPont directors of alleged breaches of fiduciary duty in connection with patent litigation in 2012 versus Monsanto Co. that resulted in a $1 billion verdict against DuPont.