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Phoenix Group Acquires Abbey Life From Deutsche Bank

Skadden is advising Phoenix Group Holdings on its proposed £935 million acquisition of Abbey Life from Deutsche Bank AG.


Skadden Leads in Advising on Securities Litigation

According to statistics from Lex Machina, a provider of law firm data analytics, Skadden has advised on the most defense-side securities cases that have ended to date in 2016. Among all plaintiffs' and defense firms, Skadden is the only defense firm to rank in the top five in 2015 and 2016 based on the number of cases resolved.


Tobira Therapeutics to Be Acquired by Allergan

Skadden is co-counsel to Tobira Therapeutics, Inc. in its acquisition by Allergan plc for a total potential consideration of up to $1.695 billion.


Cogobuy Completes Placement of New Shares

Skadden represented China-based Cogobuy Group in its approximately HK$2 billion placement of 160 million new shares.


LANXESS to Acquire Chemtura

Skadden is advising LANXESS AG on its $2.5 billion acquisition of Chemtura Corporation


Skadden Represents Wells Fargo in Sales Practices Matter

Skadden represented Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. in connection with an inquiry by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau regarding sales practices issues, which was resolved via a consent order dated September 8, 2016.


Tessera to Acquire DTS

Skadden is advising Tessera Technologies, Inc. on its approximately $850 million acquisition of DTS, Inc.


Skadden Again Named a Top Firm for Corporate Investigations

Skadden was once again named as having one of the top three practices worldwide in Global Investigations Review's "GIR 30," a ranking of leading firms handling internal and government-led investigations.


HP to Acquire Samsung Printer Business

Skadden is serving as antitrust counsel to HP Inc. on its $1.05 billion acquisition of the printer business of South Korea-based Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.


USIMINAS Completes First Phase of Debt Restructuring

Skadden advised Usinas Siderúrgicas de Minas Gerais S.A. (USIMINAS), one of Brazil's largest steel producers, in the first phase of its out-of-court debt restructuring, pursuant to which the company refinanced nearly 92 percent of its total indebtedness.