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08.21.14

Merrill Lynch Secures Judgment on the Pleadings in RMBS Suit

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.

08.18.14

Sensata to Acquire Schrader International

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.

08.17.14

Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Suit Over Porsche-VW Takeover

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.

08.14.14

Coca-Cola and Monster Beverage Enter Into Long-Term Partnership

Skadden is advising The Coca-Cola Company on a long-term strategic partnership with Monster Beverage Corporation.

08.12.14

Citi Habitats Secures Temporary Restraining Order

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. 

08.08.14

Mobileye Completes Initial Public Offering

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.

08.07.14

Classified Ventures to Be Acquired by Gannett Co.

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.

08.05.14

Scientific Games to Acquire Bally Technologies

Skadden is representing gaming device manufacturer and distributor Bally Technologies, Inc. in its $5.1 billion acquisition by Scientific Games Corporation.

08.01.14

Windstream to Spin Off Assets Into Publicly Traded REIT

Skadden is representing Windstream in its plans to spin off certain telecommunications network assets into an independent, publicly traded real estate investment trust.

07.25.14

El Pollo Loco Launches IPO

Skadden is representing restaurant chain El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc., a portfolio company of Trimaran Capital Partners, in its $107 million initial public offering of common stock.

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