Shearman, Baker, Weil advise on $2.8bn chicken deal

September 17, 2009 Shearman & Sterling and Baker & McKenzie took lead roles in the acquisition of a majority stake in the bankrupt Kentucky Fried Chicken supplier Pilgrim's Pride by Brazilian beef company JBS.

Weil, Gotshal & Manges is acting as Pilgrim's lead bankruptcy counsel.

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