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Douglas Emmett Completes Initial Public Offering

Skadden represented Douglas Emmett, Inc. in its approximately $1.6 billion initial public offering of common stock.


Capgemini Acquires Kanbay International

Skadden is representing Capgemini S.A. (France) in its approximately US$1.3 billion acquisition of Kanbay International, Inc.


Chicago Mercantile Exchange to Merge With CBOT Holdings

Skadden is representing Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings Inc. in its approximately $8 billion merger with CBOT Holdings, Inc. to form the world's largest financial market.


Oshkosh Truck Acquires JLG Industries

Skadden is representing Oshkosh Truck Corporation in its approximately $3.2 billion acquisition of JLG Industries, Inc.


Crown Castle Acquires Global Signal

Skadden is representing Global Signal Inc. in its approximately $5.8 billion acquisition by Crown Castle International Corp., creating the number one cell tower operator in the United States.


SUEZ to Merge With Gaz de France

Skadden is representing JPMorgan plc (United Kingdom), JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. and BNP Paribas (France) as financial advisors to SUEZ S.A. (France) in its US$48.6 billion merger with Gaz de France.


Toshiba Sells Stake in Westinghouse

Representation of Toshiba Corporation (Japan) in its US$1.2 billion sale of a 23% stake in Westinghouse Electric Company LLC.


Skadden Representing DaimlerChrysler in Appeal by Kirk Kerkorian of 'Top Defense Win of 2005'

A New York Times article reported on Skadden's representation of DaimlerChrysler and two individual defendants in the appeal of the judgment dismissing the billion-dollar securities fraud action brought against them.


UCB to Acquire Schwarz Pharma

Skadden is representing UCB S.A. (Belgium) in its US$5.6 billion acquisition via a tender offer of Schwarz Pharma AG (Germany).