$2.5 Billion Unsecured Bridge Facility for Xerox Corporation

Davis Polk is advising the joint lead arrangers, joint bookrunners and the administrative agent in connection with a $2.5 billion unsecured bridge facility to be provided to Xerox Corporation to finance the payment of a special dividend to Xerox’s existing shareholders. he special dividend will be paid in connection with a broader transaction pursuant to […]

American Express’ Acquisition of Mezi

O’Melveny represented Mezi in its acquisition by American Express. American Express (NYSE: AXP) has acquired Mezi www.mezi.com, a personal travel assistant app that helps consumers plan and book trips. The Mezi app allows travelers to simply message their requests for flights, hotel or restaurant reservations, and Mezi provides recommendations and makes travel arrangements at the […]

WestRock’s $4.9 Billion Acquisition of KapStone

Lazard served as lead investment bank and financial advisor to WestRock in the transaction and provided its board of directors with a fairness opinion. Wells Fargo provided the committed financing for the transaction and also acted as WestRock’s financial advisor. Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP acted as legal advisor to WestRock. Rothschild & Co. and […]

Averett v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Bass, Berry & Sims obtained summary judgment on behalf of a group of 21 Tennessee physicians in federal litigation in Nashville challenging a regulation from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS attempted to significantly limit enhanced Medicaid reimbursements for primary care services provided to vulnerable populations for 2013 and 2014. The physicians argued, […]

Codename Enterprises v. FremantleMedia

Sheppard Mullin secured a Trademark Victory for Client FremantleMedia Partner Jim Curry (Picture) led a team that included partner Jill Pietrini and associate Ben Aigboboh that earned a major defense victory on behalf of client FremantleMedia, a British television producer. The plaintiff, Codename Enterprises, alleged that Fremantle’s “Buzzr” channel, which provides archival footage of classic […]

Crown Castle’s $1.75 Billion Registered Senior Notes Offering

Cravath represented Crown Castle International Corp. in connection with its $1.75 billion registered senior notes offering. Crown Castle International Corp. is an owner, operator and lessor of shared wireless infrastructure. The Company, led by Jay A Brown, Robert C Ackerman and Daniel K Schlanger, in 2017 recorded $4.355 Billion Revenues. The transaction closed on January […]

Facebook’s Acquisition of Confirm.io

Goodwin advised Confirm.io on the deal Facebook finalized the acquisition of Confirm.io. Confirm.io makes authenticating a government-issued identification card fast, easy and secure. Its software integrates in minutes to confirm a person’s identity for any transaction requiring remote identity proofing. The Boston-based startup will merge its operations including both its team and technology with Facebook. […]