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Bluestem Brands to Be Acquired by Capmark Financial Group

Skadden is advising online retail company Bluestem Brands, Inc. on its $565 million acquisition by Capmark Financial Group Inc.


Merck to Acquire Sigma-Aldrich

Skadden is representing Merck KGaA in its acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich Corporation for $17 billion.


CAR Inc. Lists in Hong Kong

Skadden is representing Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, China International Capital Corp. and China Renaissance as joint bookrunners in the $538 million initial public offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange of CAR Inc., China's largest car rental company.


Skadden Mourns the Passing of Special Counsel Steve Kolleeny

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.


United Capital Partners Sells Stake in VK.Com to Mail.Ru

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.


SMBC to Acquire Nearly 20 Percent Stake in The Bank of East Asia

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.


Select Income REIT to Acquire Cole Corporate Income Trust

Skadden is advising Select Income REIT in its $3 billion acquisition of the outstanding common stock of Cole Corporate Income Trust.


Compuware Corporation to Be Acquired by Thoma Bravo

Skadden is advising Compuware Corporation in its $2.5 billion acquisition by private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo, LLC.


Burger King to Merge With Tim Hortons

Skadden is advising Citigroup as the financial advisor to Tim Hortons Inc. in its definitive combination agreement with Burger King.


Federal Court Dismisses Estée Lauder Advertising Suit

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.