Mayer Brown advised Beijing Automotive Industry Holding (BAIC) on its purchase of Swedish carmaker Saab assets and intellectual property rights from General Motorsm (GM). Jun He Law
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Equity firm Apollo Global Management agreed late Wednesday to acquire Cedar Fair, a company that owns Knott's in Buena Park and 10 other amusement parks, seven water parks and five hotels in the U.S. and Canada. The
Swedish private equity firm EQT and the Singapore Government's GIC are buying Springer Science and Business Media for up to €2.2bn, allowing an exit for the two UK buyout firms that had acquired the business in
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has advised key private equity client CVC Capital Partners on the biggest buyout of the year so far. CVC has agreed a deal worth $2.23bn (£1.36bn) to purchase the Central and Eastern
Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP, the firm recently established in London by international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, announced that Ewan Robertson will be joining the firm as a shareholder in its mergers and
Baker & McKenzie’s Zurich team represented Switzerland's Julius Baer on the buyout of the local business of Dutch bank ING for a total of 345m EUR.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, and Salans have won roles on a $1.6bn Russian energy deal, which saw the Russian energy giant buy a 51% stake in SeverEnergia from Italian utility
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Cravath Swaine & Moore and Ropes & Gray won roles on Xerox's $6.4bn purchase of business process outsourcing company Affiliated Computer Services (ACS).
Allen & Overy corporate heavyweight Rolf Koerfer, who had been serving as chairman of German car parts company Continental recently, has left the firm to become a partner of Oppenhoff & Partner. The addition of
Latham & Watkins advised Adobe on its acquisition of Analytics company Omniture for $1.8 billion, with Silicon Valley partners Peter Kerman, Glenn Nash, and Luke Bergstrom leading the team. The Am Law Daily reports
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
Clifford Chance is advising French media company Vivendi on its $2.9bn offer for Brazilian telecom company GVT Holding. The surprise cash offer by Vivendi could shake up the local industry, which most thought would
Clifford Chance and Norton Rose are advising on the potential tie-up of T-Mobile UK and Orange UK in a deal that would create the largest mobile phone operator in the UK.