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Skadden Tops 2015 Chambers USA Rankings; Tax Group and Peter Allan Atkins Honored

In the 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Skadden received the most top rankings among law firms.

05.20.15 Acquires Stake in Kingdee

Skadden is representing, Inc., China's largest online direct sales company, in its acquisition of a 10 percent stake in Kingdee International Software Group Company Limited, a provider of software products and cloud services.


Pattern Energy Completes Acquisition of Two Wind Power Facilities

Skadden advised Pattern Energy Group Inc. on its acquisition of two operational wind power facilities totaling 351 megawatts from Wind Capital Group, LLC and its affiliates.


Endo to Acquire Par Pharmaceutical

Skadden is representing Endo International plc in its $8.1 billion acquisition of Par Pharmaceutical Holdings, Inc. from TPG.


Film Directors Acquire Significant Stake in 21 Holdings

Skadden is representing Chinese film directors Ning Hao and Xu Zheng in their joint acquisition with a third investor of a controlling stake in Hong Kong-listed 21 Holdings Limited.


Skadden Named Best US Corporate Law Firm for 15th Straight Year

For the 15th consecutive year, Skadden has been named the top U.S. law firm in Corporate Board Member magazine's annual survey of "America's Best Corporate Law Firms" (May 2015), which asked directors of publicly traded companies what firms they would "most likely turn to for corporate legal matters of national scope."


Danaher Corporation to Acquire Pall Corporation

Skadden is representing Washington, D.C.-based Danaher Corporation in its $13.8 billion acquisition of Pall Corporation, a New York-based provider of filtration, separation and purification products.


Trian Fails to Gain Seats on DuPont Board

Skadden represented E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company in connection with Trian Fund Management, L.P.'s unsuccessful efforts to have four Trian nominees elected to DuPont's board.


Doughty Hanson Sells Eurofiber

Skadden is advising Doughty Hanson in connection with the sale of its entire stake in Eurofiber, the owner of the largest independent fiber-optic network in the Netherlands, to funds managed by Antin Infrastructure Partners for €875 million.


Tempur Sealy Announces Agreement With H Partners

Skadden is advising Tempur Sealy International, Inc., the world's largest bedding provider, in leadership and board changes announced May 11 in connection with an agreement reached with H Partners Management, LLC.