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Yadkin Financial Corporation to Merge With F.N.B. Corporation

Skadden is representing Yadkin Financial Corporation in its $1.4 billion acquisition by F.N.B. Corporation, creating a U.S. regional banking franchise, extending from the mid-Atlantic to the Southeast, with nearly $30 billion in total assets and more than 400 full-service banking offices.


Firm Advises on €1 Billion Veneto Banca Recapitalization

Skadden acted as counsel to the underwriters in connection with the Rule 144A/Regulation S offering by Veneto Banca S.p.A. of new ordinary shares for an aggregate amount of €1 billion.


CEMEX Holdings Philippines Lists on Philippine Stock Exchange

Skadden is representing CEMEX Holdings Philippines, Inc., one of the largest cement companies in the country, on its approximately 25.1 billion Philippine peso (US$535 million) initial public offering of common shares on the Philippine Stock Exchange.


Caesars Acquisition and Caesars Entertainment Amend Merger Agreement

Skadden served as counsel to the special committee of the board of directors of Caesars Acquisition Company in its amended and restated merger agreement with Caesars Entertainment Corporation.


Five Appellate Rulings Secured for LaSalle Bank

Skadden won five appellate rulings for LaSalle Bank, N.A. (now Bank of America) affirming favorable lower court rulings, also secured by Skadden, that dismissed LaSalle from pending litigation.


BMW AG Secures Dismissal of Florida State Court Action

On June 30, following extensive briefing and oral argument, Skadden won a motion to dismiss an action brought against BMW AG.


Pattern Energy Group LP to Sell Broadview Wind Power Facility

Skadden is advising Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) on its sale of interests in the 324-megawatt Broadview Wind power facility and associated, independent, 35-mile, 345-kilovolt Western Interconnect transmission line to Pattern Energy Group Inc. for $269 million at commencement of commercial operations.


Skadden Adds Veteran Securities Regulation Attorney Andrew Brady in Washington, D.C.

Skadden is pleased to announce that Andrew Brady has rejoined the firm's corporate practice as of counsel in the Washington, D.C. office.


WhiteWave to Be Acquired by Danone

Skadden is representing The WhiteWave Foods Company in its approximately $12.5 billion acquisition by Danone S.A.


BancorpSouth Settles Action Brought by CFPB and DOJ

We represented BancorpSouth Bank in the settlement of a fair lending matter by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and U.S. Department of Justice relating to mortgage loan "redlining" and mortgage pricing and underwriting.