LexisNexis Legal & Professional’s acquisition of legal research and litigation analytics firm Ravel Law

Jones Day has advised LexisNexis Legal & Professional, a division of RELX Group, in its acquisition of Ravel Law, a leading legal research, analytics, and visualization platform that allows users to contextualize and interpret vast amounts of legal data and other information. The acquisition will expand the LexisNexis Legal Analytics suite of products through full […]

North Bridge Growth Equity’s acquisition of a minority interest in Asurint, a provider of next-generation background screening solutions

Asurint, a provider of next-generation background screening solutions, announced that it has secured a minority investment from North Bridge Growth Equity, a leading growth equity firm focused on high-growth technology companies. Asurint will leverage the North Bridge Growth Equity capital to accelerate the company’s exceptional growth trajectory by adding additional talent to its workforce and […]

New Residential Investment Corp.’s acquisition of Freddie Mac mortgage servicing rights portfolio from PHH Corporation

Jones Day has advised PHH Corporation on the sale of its MSR portfolio and related servicing advances to New Residential Investment Corp. In the filing, PHH said that the closing of this sale constituted the initial sale of MSRs under its agreement with New Residential. When PHH initially announced the deal in December, it said […]

SiriusXM’s $480 million strategic investment in Pandora

SiriusXM (NASDAQ: SIRI) and Pandora (NYSE: P) have announced an agreement under which SiriusXM will make a $480 million strategic cash investment in Pandora. Under the terms of the agreement, a subsidiary of SiriusXM will purchase an aggregate of $480 million in newly issued Series A convertible preferred stock of Pandora. SiriusXM purchased $172.5 million […]

Black Knight Financial Services’ Spin-Off of Fidelity National Financial’s Interests

Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Black Knight Financial Services Inc. (NYSE: BKFS) (“Black Knight”), a leading provider of technology, data and analytics solutions to the nation’s top mortgage lenders and servicers, on its agreement with Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (“FNFI”) to spin-off FNF’s 54% interest in […]

Tronox’s $1.673 billion Acquisition of Cristal TiO(2) Business

Kirkland & Ellis LLP represents Tronox Limited (NYSE: TROX), which announced today its definitive agreement to acquire the TiO2 business of Cristal, a privately held global chemical and mining company, for $1.673 billion of cash and Class A ordinary shares representing 24 percent ownership in pro forma Tronox, for a total consideration based on current […]

DDR Corp. and Madison International Realty’s recapitalization of DDR Domestic Retail Fund I

Jones Day has advised DDR Corp. and an affiliate of Madison International Realty in a recapitalization of a joint venture with 52 shopping centers previously owned by DDR and various partners through the DDR Domestic Retail Fund I, totaling $1.05 billion. Madison International Real Estate Liquidity Fund VI, an investment fund managed by Madison International […]

J.F. Lehman & Company’s acquisition and related financing of NorthStar Group

Jones Day has advised J.F. Lehman & Company (“JFLCO”) in connection with its acquisition and related financing of Northstar Group Services, Inc.. NorthStar is a leading provider of environmental and technical solutions to the commercial and government end markets. The Company is the market leader in its core decommissioning and remediation service line and leverages […]

Turnbridge Capital, LLC’s acquisition of a minority interest in LOCI Controls, Inc.

Jones day has advised Turnbridge Capital, LLC on the acquisition of a minority interest in LOCI Controls, Inc. Loci Controls is the leader in automated landfill gas collection. We utilize a unique and patent pending combination of wellhead-mounted hardware and cloud-based analytics and monitoring to optimize gas collection, reduce fugitive emissions, and maximize profitability for […]

The J.M. Smucker Company’s $285 million acquisition of Wesson oil brand from Conagra

Jones Day is acting as Antitrust counsel to Conagra Brands, Inc. in the $285 million sale of its Wesson oil brand to The J.M. Smucker Company. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including the receipt of any applicable regulatory approvals. Wesson is an iconic edible oil in the U.S., with product offerings including […]