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Skadden is representing Aeroflex Incorporated in its approximately $1.1 billion leveraged buyout by Veritas Capital.
Skadden, Arps represented Coca-Cola Co. in its acquisition of Energy Brands Inc. for $4.1 billion in cash.
Skadden represented Morgan Stanley & Co. Inc. and Citigroup Global Markets as the lead underwriters in The Blackstone Group's initial public offering.
Skadden acted as U.S. and Hong Kong counsel to China CITIC Bank Corporation Limited in its US$5.4 billion dual-listed initial public offering, the world's second-largest IPO in 2007.
Skadden is representing DaimlerChrysler AG (Germany) as co-counsel in its US$7.4 billion sale of an 80% stake in Chrysler Holding LLC.
Skadden is representing Merck KGaA (Germany) in the US$6.7 billion sale of its worldwide generic drugs business to Mylan Laboratories Inc., a pharmaceutical company.
Representation of Alcoa Inc. (as co-counsel) in its US$33 billion unsolicited takeover bid for Alcan Inc. (Canada). Both companies are producers of aluminum.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2007 Morris Dees Justice Award. The award will be presented to a lawyer who has devoted his or her career to serving the public interest and pursuing justice.
Skadden is representing Citigroup Inc., Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank AG, JPMorgan Cazenove Limited and Lazard Ltd as financial advisors to Barclays PLC.
Skadden is representing Apollo Investment Corporation, an affiliate of private equity firm Apollo Management, L.P., in a $1.5 billion leveraged buyout.