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10.21.14

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.

10.20.14

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.

10.20.14

Video Gaming Technologies Acquired by Aristocrat Leisure

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

10.13.14

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.

10.09.14

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.

10.07.14

BD to Acquire CareFusion

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

10.01.14

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.

10.01.14

News Corporation to Acquire Move, Inc.

Skadden is representing News Corporation in its $950 million acquisition of Move, Inc., an online provider of real estate services.

10.01.14

Sixth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Fee Suit Against BlackRock

Skadden won the affirmance of a district court's dismissal of excessive fee claims asserted by investors in exchange-traded funds (ETFs) managed by Skadden client BlackRock, Inc.

10.01.14

Merrill Lynch Secures Dismissal in CDO Suit

Skadden secured a dismissal with prejudice in favor of Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated in a lawsuit brought by Town North Bank.

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