Diversity & Inclusion
Skadden is representing ONEOK, Inc. in its $9.3 billion acquisition of all of the outstanding common units of ONEOK Partners, L.P. it does not already own.
Skadden is advising OMERS in connection with its $1 billion acquisition of approximately 21 percent of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG, simultaneously with the previously announced acquisition of Allied World by Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited.
Skadden is advising Veritas Capital in its affiliate's acquisition of Harris Corporation's government IT services business for $690 million in cash.
Skadden represented the Empire State Development Corporation of New York state in connection with obtaining financing for the deployment of broadband in the state's unserved rural areas.
Skadden advised the joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners of Wisdom Education International Holdings Co. Ltd.'s initial public offering on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
On January 24, Skadden secured the dismissal of a federal lawsuit on behalf of Youku Tudou Inc. on the ground that the court lacked personal jurisdiction over Youku.
Skadden is advising CEVA in connection with its acquisition of certain assets of Sanofi's animal health portfolio located in 30 jurisdictions.
On behalf of China-based Jumei International Holding Ltd., Skadden secured the complete dismissal of a consolidated class action complaint in which investors alleged Jumei's May 2014 IPO registration statement and August 2014 earnings report contained false and misleading statements because they failed to disclose Jumei's plan to exit one of its business lines in September of that year.
Skadden obtained the dismissal of a shareholder suit alleging that client ChinaCache International Holdings, Ltd. misled investors about the progress and functionality of its High Performance Cache Cloud project.
Skadden's securities litigation practice was featured in articles by The Am Law Litigation Daily and the Daily Journal for securing in just two days the dismissals of two separate securities class actions against Asia-based issuers accused of misleading investors. Skadden obtained the dismissals on behalf of ChinaCache International Holdings, Ltd. and Jumei International Holding Ltd.