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HellermannTyton to Be Acquired by Delphi Automotive

Skadden is representing HellermannTyton Group PLC in its £1.07 billion acquisition by Delphi Automotive PLC.


XTO Energy Prevails in Derivative Action Appeal

Skadden represented XTO Energy, the settlor of a publicly traded royalty trust, in a derivative action where the unitholder claimed the ability to sue XTO despite the refusal of the trustee to initiate litigation against XTO.


The American Lawyer Names 'Global Legal Award' Winners

The American Lawyer announced the winners of its third annual "Global Legal Awards" (July 23) and Skadden was cited as among the most successful firms, earning four awards.


Prisoner's Civil Rights Action Survives Dismissal Motion

Skadden secured a decision denying the defendants' motion to dismiss pro bono client Dormouth C.'s claim that 10 Green Haven Correctional Facility officers and guards had coordinated to harass and intimidate him in retaliation for his filing an earlier lawsuit accusing certain Green Haven corrections officers of physically assaulting him.


Nikkei to Acquire FT Group From Pearson

Skadden is advising Nikkei Inc. on its acquisition of FT Group, which includes the Financial Times newspaper, from Pearson PLC for £844 million.


Blackstone and Corsair Capital to Invest in First Eagle

Skadden is representing First Eagle Investment Management, LLC in its $4 billion majority long-term investment by private equity funds managed by the Blackstone Group L.P. and Corsair Capital LLC as well as clients of the two firms.


Pinnacle Sells Real Estate Assets to Gaming and Leisure

Skadden is representing Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. in the sale of substantially all of its real estate assets to Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. in a stock-for-stock merger.


Valeant Pharmaceuticals to Acquire Amoun Pharmaceutical

Skadden is advising Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. and Valeant Europe B.V. on the acquisition of Mercury (Cayman) Holdings, the holding company of Egypt's Amoun Pharmaceutical Company S.A.E.


888 Holdings to Acquire

Skadden is representing one of the founding shareholders of 888 Holdings plc in its pending £900 million acquisition of digital entertainment plc.


Indian Workers Reach Settlement in Labor Trafficking Cases

On behalf of more than 200 Indian welders and pipefitters, Skadden — in a historic collaboration with nearly a dozen of the nation's top law firms and civil rights organizations — brokered a settlement with Signal International, Inc. on July 12 as part of its filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.