KLR Energy Acquisition Corp. and Tema Oil and Gas Company To Combine to Form Rosehill Resources

Vinson & Elkins advised KLR Energy Acquisition Corp., an oil and gas exploration and production focused special purpose acquisition entity, in its Business Combination Agreement with Tema Oil and Gas Company, a private company with assets in the core of the Delaware Basin, to form Rosehill Resources Inc. Rosehill Resources intends to significantly accelerate drilling […]

The Carlyle Group’s acquisition of Gastronomía y Negocios S.A.

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Barros & Errázuriz and Russi & Eguiguren have advised on the deal Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) today announced the acquisition of 75 percent of Gastronomía & Negocios S.A., Chile’s largest franchisor of quick service restaurants (QSR) with strong proprietary brands such as Doggis, Juan Maestro, Mamut […]

Berkshire Partners LLC Acquires a Minority Stake in Kendra Scott Design, Inc.

Paul, Weiss is advising Berkshire Partners LLC, a Boston-based investment firm, in its minority investment in Kendra Scott Design, Inc., a leading fashion accessories brand. Berkshire Partners LLC is a private equity firm. The firm – led by Richard Keith Lubin, Bradley Mark Bloom, Thomas Y. Kuo, Samantha A. Adams and Kenneth Scott Bring – […]

Vivo Capital’s acquisition of Angiotech

O’Melveny advised Vivo Capital as the leader of an investment syndicate in the investment syndicate’s definitive agreement to acquire Canadian medical device maker Angiotech Pharmaceuticals. Vivo Capital, LLC is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in incubation, seed, startup, mezzanine, and PIPE investments in private and public companies. The company, led by Frank […]

The Toronto-Dominion Bank and TD Ameritrade’s acquisition of Scottrade for $4 Billion

Simpson Thacher is representing The Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSX and NYSE: TD) in connection with its acquisition of Scottrade Bank for $1.3 billion, and in the related acquisition by TD Bank’s 42% owned affiliate, TD Ameritrade, of Scottrade’s brokerage business for a net additional $2.7 billion in cash and stock. TD Bank will also purchase $400 […]

Xura, Inc. acquires Mitel Networks Corporation’s Mobile Division for $350 Million

Paul, Weiss is representing Mitel Networks Corporation in its agreement to sell its mobile division to the parent company of Xura, Inc. for $350 million in cash, a $35 million promissory note and an equity interest in Sierra Private Investments, which on closing will become the parent company of the mobile division and Xura. Mitel […]