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Skadden M&A stars Fox and Wolf defect to Kirkland

May 15, 2009 David Fox and Daniel Wolf, two top mergers and acquisitions partners at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, are joining Kirkland & Ellis. This is the first time any M&A partner at the top New York firm Skadden has…

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Are bankruptcy-related M&As on the rise?

Apr 15, 2009 Reports exist that bankruptcy-related acquisitions and mergers have reached their highest levels in almost five years. Moreover, numerous experts suggest that such deals have not yet reached their peak.

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M&A boost for US law firms in Latin America

Feb 9, 2009 Skadden Arps, White & Case, Shearman & Sterling and other major U.S. law firms have seen a massive growth in their Latin American M&A business. Skadden has doubled the value of its Latin America M&A deals from $7.1bn…

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Slaughter and May escapes the financial crisis

Jan 19, 2009 Despite the current drop in deal activity, Slaughter and May, is playing a role in several big transactions. In 2008 the UK firm advised BHP Billiton on its attempted takeover of Rio Tinto, Banco Santander on its…

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