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Sovereign Wealth Fund and Beacon Capital Lead Investor JVs

Skadden is advising a sovereign wealth fund on its $1 billion joint ventures with Beacon Capital to acquire office assets in Washington, D.C.


Amicus Brief Filed to Support Challenge to Immigration Order

Skadden is counsel of record on an amicus brief filed with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York supporting petitioners challenging President Trump's January 27 executive order restricting immigration.


Five Point Capital and Matador Resources Form Joint Venture

Skadden advised Five Point Capital Partners LLC on the formation of a joint venture — called San Mateo Midstream, LLC — between Five Point’s wholly owned subsidiary and Matador Resources Company to own, operate and expand midstream assets in the Delaware Basin.


Fortress Investment Group to Be Acquired by SoftBank Group

Skadden is advising Fortress Investment Group LLC on its $3.3 billion acquisition by SoftBank Group Corp.


Hologic to Acquire Cynosure

The firm is advising Hologic, Inc. on the tax aspects of its $1.65 billion acquisition of Cynosure, Inc.


Skadden Named Top Real Estate Law Firm

We were named Law Firm of the Year — Overall, as well as Law Firm of the Year — Financing Transactions, at the third annual Real Estate Finance & Investment Awards on February 14.


BA Vidro Acquires Yioula Glassware Manufacturing Business

Skadden represented Portuguese glass manufacturer BA Vidro S.A. in its acquisition of the glassware manufacturing business of Yioula Glassworks S.A.


Banco Comercial Português Completes Rights Offering

Skadden advised Banco Comercial Português, S.A. on its €1.33 billion rights offering.


Client Wins Verdict Against Facebook-Owned Oculus and Executives

On February 1, Skadden obtained a $500 million jury verdict on behalf of ZeniMax Media following a three-week trial before Judge James E. Kinkeade of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas. The trial included testimony by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the parties' five technical experts on computer science and virtual reality technology, and a court-appointed computer crime expert.


Deepwater Wind Negotiates Power Purchase Agreement for South Fork

Skadden represented Deepwater Wind LLC in the negotiation of a 20-year power purchase agreement for the South Fork Wind Farm.