Skadden is representing Merck KGaA in its acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich Corporation for $17 billion.
Skadden is representing Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, China International Capital Corp. and China Renaissance as joint bookrunners in the $468 million initial public offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange of CAR Inc., China's largest car rental company.
The partners, attorneys and staff of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP mourn the loss of Steven J. Kolleeny, an accomplished litigator whose career was marked by a singular dedication to public service. Steve was 58.
Skadden is representing United Capital Partners Group in the $1.47 billion sale of a 48.01 percent stake in VK.Com Limited to Mail.Ru Group Limited.
Skadden is representing Japan's Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, a subsidiary of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc., in its proposed acquisition of a 9.5 percent stake in The Bank of East Asia, Limited.
Skadden is advising Select Income REIT in its $3 billion acquisition of the outstanding common stock of Cole Corporate Income Trust.
Skadden is advising Compuware Corporation in its $2.5 billion acquisition by private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo, LLC.
Skadden is advising Citigroup as the financial advisor to Tim Hortons Inc. in its definitive combination agreement with Burger King.
Skadden secured the dismissal of an amended class action complaint alleging consumer fraud violations by firm client Estée Lauder and challenging advertising claims for the company's Advanced Night Repair products.
Skadden represented Houston-based independent power generator Dynegy Inc. in its $3.25 billion acquisition of EquiPower Resources Corp. and Brayton Point from private equity firm Energy Capital Partners.