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Chiquita Announces Merger Agreement with Cutrale-Safra

Skadden is advising Chiquita Brands International Inc. in its $1.3 billion merger agreement with the Cutrale-Safra group.


Digital River Acquired by Siris Capital

Skadden is advising Digital River, Inc. in its $840 million acquisition by an investor group led by Siris Capital Group, LLC.


PASE Prevails in Battle Over Arbitration Award

Skadden secured a victory in the Texas Supreme Court for Port Arthur Steam Energy, L.P. in a long-running battle with Oxbow Calcining LLC over an arbitration award favoring PASE.


British Columbia Investment Consortium to Acquire Cleco

Skadden is advising British Columbia Investment Management Corporation as part of an investor group in its all-cash agreement to acquire Cleco Corporation, a public utility holding company and owner of regulated electric utility Cleco Power LLC in Louisiana.


Video Gaming Technologies Acquired by Aristocrat Leisure

Skadden advised Video Gaming Technologies, Inc. in its $1.4 billion sale to Aristocrat Leisure Limited.


Platform Specialty to Acquire Permira-Backed Arysta

Skadden is advising the Permira funds in connection with Platform Specialty Products Corporation's $3.51 billion acquisition of Arysta LifeScience Limited from a company backed by the Permira funds.


Skadden Earns a Top Score in European ‘Innovative Lawyers’ Report

Skadden ranked third in “Legal Expertise” — the category that measures a firm’s ability to provide innovative service — in the 2014 Financial Times “Innovative Lawyers” report for Europe.


Skadden First International Firm Ranked in First Tier for UK M&A

Skadden’s London M&A team has received a Tier 1 ranking in the 2015 edition of the IFLR1000.


BD to Acquire CareFusion

Skadden is representing BD in its $12.2 billion acquisition of fellow health care product manufacturer CareFusion.


Skadden Once Again Named a ‘Fearsome Foursome’ Litigation Firm

For the fourth time in a row, Skadden was named a member of the "Fearsome Foursome" — the four elite law firm litigation practices that "clients would least like to see on the other side of the table" — in a survey of 300 corporate counsel at the world’s largest companies published by BTI Consulting in September 2014. Skadden is one of only two firms to be named to this list in all four editions of the report.