Franklin Resources’ $6.5 Billion Acquisition of Legg Mason

Broadhaven Capital Partners, LLC and Morgan Stanley & Co LLC served as financial advisors to Franklin Resources, Inc. Ardea Partners LP also provided advice. Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP acted as external legal counsel. PJT Partners served as the lead financial advisor to Legg Mason. J.P. Morgan Securities LLC also served as financial advisor to […]

Great Treats, Inc. v. Bigger Than Bill, Inc. DBA Mullen’s Dair

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP successfully represented clients Ron and Gloria Luepke and Great Treats, Inc at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, in a dispute over the rights to the MULLEN’S DAIRY™ trademark, which has been used at one of Wisconsin’s most popular ice cream shops. The MULLEN’S […]

Flywire’s Acquisition of Simplee

Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, LLP represented Flywire in the acquisition. Flywire, a high-growth vertical payments company, announced that it has acquired Simplee, a leading healthcare technology platform, to optimize the digital payments and patient engagement experience in healthcare and scale its global payments services. The acquisition builds on Flywire’s growing healthcare payments […]

Flywire’s $120 Million Series E Financing Round

Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, LLP represented Flywire. Flywire, a high-growth vertical payments company, announced a $120 million Series E investment round, led by Goldman Sachs, which contributes to Flywire’s strong balance sheet and provides additional capital to support the company’s vision to digitize payments across its key verticals, including education, healthcare and […]

Theravance Biopharma’s $148.5 Million Follow-On Offering

Maples and Calder acted as counsel as to Cayman Islands law to Theravance Biopharma, Inc. Davis Polk advised the underwriters in connection with the $148.5 million public offering. Theravance Biopharma, Inc. executed an underwritten public offering of 5,500,000 ordinary shares, par value $0.00001 per share, at an offering price to the public of $27.00 per […]

Revance Therapeutics’ $287.5 Million Convertible Senior Notes Offering

Davis Polk advised the initial purchasers in connection with a Rule 144A offering by Revance Therapeutics, Inc. Revance Therapeutics, Inc. executed the pricing of $250.0 million aggregate principal amount of 1.75% convertible senior notes due 2027 in a private placement to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as […]

Arotech’s Acquisition of Inter-coastal Electronics

Kirkland & Ellis represented Arotech Corporation in the transaction. Arotech Corporation’s Training and Simulation Division (ATSD) has acquired Inter-costal Electronics, Inc. (ICE), a privately-owned corporation headquartered in Mesa, AZ. For over 30 years, ICE has been a leading provider of live training and test instrumentation systems. ICE designs, manufactures, and support complex instrumentation ecosystems supporting […]

Leidos’ $1.25 Billion Bridge Facility

Cravath represented Citibank, N.A., as administrative agent, joint lead arranger and joint bookrunner, in the deal. Leidos Holdings, Inc., Leidos, Inc., and certain other wholly-owned domestic subsidiaries of Leidos, as guarantors, entered into a Bridge Credit Agreement with the lenders party and Citibank, N.A., as administrative agent. The Bridge Credit Agreement provides for a senior […]

Affiliated Managers Group’s Acquisition of Minority Equity Interest in Comvest Partners

Skadden advised Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. Kirkland & Ellis counseled Comvest Partners in the transaction. Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE: AMG), a global asset management company, has acquired a minority equity interest in Comvest Partners. The Comvest management team will be investing 100% of the transaction proceeds directly into future funds to support the firm’s […]

1-800-FLOWERS.COM’s $252 Million Acquisition of

Proskauer advised Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. on the deal. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBY) entered into a definitive agreement to sell its business to 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. for $252 million, subject to certain working capital and other adjustments. Following the closing of the transaction, will continue to provide products and […]