Skadden is advising Citigroup as the financial advisor to Tim Hortons Inc. in its definitive combination agreement with Burger King.
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.
Skadden secured a judgment on the pleadings in favor of Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith Inc. in a lawsuit brought by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. on behalf of defunct Guaranty Bank concerning residential mortgage-backed securities Guaranty purchased from Merrill Lynch as well as numerous other banks also named as defendants.
Skadden is advising Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. in the $1 billion acquisition by its wholly owned indirect subsidiary Sensata Technologies B.V. of the Schrader group of companies from Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC.
Skadden represented the former chief executive officer of Porsche Automobil Holding SE in the dismissal of billions of dollars of claims brought against him, Porsche and other former officers and directors by several dozen hedge funds alleging misrepresentations and market manipulation in connection with Porsche's alleged attempted takeover of Volkswagen AG.
Skadden is advising The Coca-Cola Company on a long-term strategic partnership with Monster Beverage Corporation.
Skadden secured a temporary restraining order for real estate rental broker Citi Habitats against competitor Urban Compass, Inc., which it accuses of gaining unauthorized access to its proprietary real estate listing software.
Skadden represented the lead bookrunning managers in the $1.02 billion initial public offering of ordinary shares and listing on the New York Stock Exchange of Mobileye N.V.
Skadden is advising Classified Ventures LLC, including the selling members, in connection with the definitive agreement to sell their entire stake in the company to Gannett Co., Inc. for a price that values Classified Ventures at $2.5 billion.
Skadden is representing gaming device manufacturer and distributor Bally Technologies, Inc. in its $5.1 billion acquisition by Scientific Games Corporation.