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Skadden represented First Solar, Inc. in connection with the formation and initial public offering of 8point3 Energy Partners LP.
Skadden has been named Washington, D.C.'s "Litigation Department of the Year" for Products Liability by The National Law Journal (June 29).
Skadden has received two awards recognizing our European attorneys' representation of Italian clients in major cross-border matters: "Law Firm of the Year/Italy Desk" from Premio Le Fonti (June 25) and "Law Firm of the Year — Italian Commitment" from Legalcommunity (June 30).
Skadden is advising the Vitol Group and Helios Investment Partners on their joint venture with Oando plc to acquire its Nigeria-focused downstream businesses for total consideration of approximately $460 million.
Skadden advised China's Baidu, Inc. on its $1.25 billion public notes offering.
Skadden is representing Mascotte Holdings Limited in the proposed HK$750 million acquisition of 75 percent of its outstanding shares by Evergrande Real Estate Group Limited and Tencent Holdings Limited.
Skadden is advising Lone Star Funds on the tax aspects of its $7.6 billion acquisition of Home Properties, Inc. in a going-private transaction.
Skadden is representing Darden Restaurants, Inc. in the separation of a portion of its real estate assets into a separate, publicly traded real estate investment trust.
Skadden is representing Holiday Retirement Corp. in its $640 million sale of a portfolio of 28 private-pay independent living senior housing properties to New Senior Investment Group Inc.
Skadden is advising Lightning Investors Limited, an entity jointly owned by FMR LLC and FIL Limited (together, Fidelity), on its all-cash offer to acquire the remaining stake in Colt Group S.A. it does not already own.