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Duke Energy to Sell South American Businesses

Skadden is advising Duke Energy on two transactions totaling $2.4 billion: the $1.2 billion sale of its holdings in Brazil to China Three Gorges Corporation and the $1.2 billion sale of its holdings in Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, El Salvador and Argentina to I Squared Capital Advisors.


Doughty Hanson Sells LM Wind Power

Skadden is representing London-based private equity group Doughty Hanson in connection with its $1.65 billion disposal of LM Wind Power to General Electric.


Pfizer to Sell Hospira Infusion Systems to ICU Medical

Skadden is advising Pfizer Inc. on its $1 billion sale of its global infusion therapy business, Hospira Infusion Systems, to ICU Medical, Inc.


Liaison Interactive Invests in Newegg

Skadden represented Hangzhou Liaison Interactive Information Technology Co. Ltd. in its investment in Newegg, Inc.


Ultrapar Completes Private Issuance of Senior Unsecured Bonds

Skadden advised Ultrapar Participações S.A. in $750 million 10-year senior unsecured bonds issued by Ultrapar International S.A. and guaranteed by each of Ultrapar Participações S.A. and Ipiranga Produtos de Petróleo S.A.


Chase Bank USA, N.A. Wins Dismissal of Antitrust Class Action

Skadden secured a dismissal in federal court on behalf of its client Chase Bank USA, N.A. and six other payment card-issuing banks in an antitrust class action.


SBA Communications Corporation Board Approves REIT Conversion

Skadden is advising SBA Communications Corporation on its REIT conversion


Endurance Acquired by Sompo

Skadden represented Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. in its $6.3 billion all-cash acquisition by Sompo Holdings, Inc.‎


Judge Denies Class Certification in UBS Puerto Rico Case

Skadden successfully opposed class certification in a putative securities class action brought against UBS Financial Services Incorporated of Puerto Rico, UBS Trust Company of Puerto Rico and Carlos Ortiz


Amherst Sells Single-Family Home Portfolios

Skadden represented Amherst Holdings, LLC in connection with the $652 million sale of a portfolio of 4,262 single-family rental properties to an operating partnership controlled by Altisource Residential Corporation, a publicly traded REIT.