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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.
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.
Skadden represented China-based Cogobuy Group in its approximately HK$2 billion placement of 160 million new shares.
Skadden is advising LANXESS AG on its $2.5 billion acquisition of Chemtura Corporation
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.
Skadden is advising Tessera Technologies, Inc. on its approximately $850 million acquisition of DTS, Inc.
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.
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.
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.
Skadden was recognized as one of Law360's Pro Bono Firms of the Year (September 9).