Waste Management’s $4.9 Billion Acquisition Of Advanced Disposal

Simpson Thacher is representing Waste Management, Inc. in connection with its agreement under which a subsidiary of Waste Management will acquire all outstanding shares of Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. for $33.15 per share in cash, representing a total enterprise value of $4.9 billion. This acquisition will grow Waste Management’s footprint and allow Waste Management to […]

Butterfly’s $510 Million Acquisition Of Bolthouse Farms From Campbell Soup Company

Kirkland Represents Butterfly on the Acquisition of Bolthouse Farms From Campbell Soup Company for $510 Million. Kirkland & Ellis advised Butterfly Equity, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm specializing in the food sector, on its definitive agreement to acquire Bolthouse Farms from Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) for $510 million in cash, subject to customary purchase […]

Pareteum Corporation’s $28.6 Million Tender Offer for Shares of iPass, Inc.

Sichenzia Ross Ference LLP represented Pareteum Corporation (Nasdaq: TEUM), a cloud software platform, as it accepted for exchange shares of iPass, Inc. (Nasdaq: IPAS), a provider of global mobile connectivity. The iPass shares were all validly tendered in the previously-announced tender offer by a wholly-owned Pareteum subsidiary to acquire all of iPass’ outstanding shares for […]

BlackSand Capital’s $326.54 Million BlackSand Capital Opportunity Fund II Fundraising

Kirkland & Ellis represented BlackSand Capital, LLC, a leading real-estate private equity firm in Hawaii, in raising BlackSand Capital Opportunity Fund II, with capital commitments of $326.54 million. Based on strong demand from investors, BlackSand significantly exceeded its original target of $250 million. BlackSand Capital LLC is a real estate private equity firm. The Company […]

Maverick’s Acquisition Of Producing Properties In East Texas

Kirkland & Ellis advised Maverick Natural Resources, LLC on its acquisition of producing properties in the Overton field in East Texas. The acquisition, Maverick’s first, includes approximately 11,000 net acres and 2,700 net boepd (28 percent liquids). Maverick currently operates the field and has purchased the remaining 50 percent non-operated working interest. Maverick Natural Resources, […]

YSE v. Three Largest U.S. Stock-exchange Groups And The Securities And Exchange Commission

Davis Polk secured a victory for the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) in an ongoing highly publicized dispute between the three largest U.S. stock-exchange groups and the Securities and Exchange Commission, relating to a recently-adopted final rule known as the Transaction Fee Pilot (“TFP”). Davis Polk petitioned the SEC on behalf of NYSE to delay […]

Orange Lake Resorts’ $500 Million Credit Facility

Greenberg Traurig, LLP represented Orange Lake Resorts—home to the Holiday Inn Club Vacations® brand—in connection with a new 5-year, $500 million revolving credit facility. Established by Holiday Inn® founder Kemmons Wilson, Orange Lake Resorts operates 28 resort properties and 7,600 villas in the United States. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith […]

CityDeck Landing LLC v. Circuit Court for Brown County

Husch Blackwell secured a victory before the Wisconsin Supreme Court on behalf of CityDeck Landing, LLC CityDeck was engaged in private arbitration with a contractor and related subcontractors concerning a dispute over the construction of an apartment building in Green Bay, Wisconsin. With the arbitration pending, a subcontractor’s insurer filed a separate action in state […]