TrueBridge Capital Partners’ fifth venture capital fund-of-funds $450 Million Fundraising

Choate recently advised TrueBridge Capital Partners on the formation of its fifth venture capital fund-of-funds. Closing at $450 million, “Truebridge Capital Partners Fund V, L.P.”, exceeded its original target by $75 million. With this latest fund TrueBridge now manages over $2.2 billion in assets. Since its founding in 2007, TrueBridge has maintained its strategy of […]

Charles River Laboratories International’s $800 million acquisition of MPI Research Inc.

Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC is acting as the exclusive financial advisor to Charles River. Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP is acting as Charles River’s transactional legal counsel and Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP is acting as antitrust counsel. Jefferies LLC and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc. are acting as finanical advisors to MPI. Weil, Gotshal […]

Citrix’s Acquisition of Cedexis

O’Melveny Represents Cedexis in the deal Citrix finalized the acquisition of Internet Traffic Management Leader Cedexis to Optimize App and Content Performance in Hybrid-Multi-Cloud World. This acquisition further differentiates the Citrix secure digital perimeter (SDP) approach to security and performance. Citrix Systems, Inc. designs, develops, and markets technology solutions that allow applications to be delivered, […]

Comcast Corporation’s $800 Million Notes Offering in Taiwan

Davis Polk advised Comcast Corporation in connection with an SEC-registered offering in Taiwan of $800 million aggregate principal amount of 4.250% notes due 2053. The notes are listed on the Taipei Exchange and offered to professional institutional investors in Taiwan. Comcast is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and […]

Duke Energy Corporation’s At-the-Market Program to Sell Up to $1 Billion of Common Stock

Hunton & Williams LLP advised Duke Energy Corporation in connection with the establishment of its at-the-market program to sell up to an aggregate sales price of $1,000,000,000 of shares of the Company’s common stock over a period of time and from time-to-time through either the sales agents or forward purchasers, who will, at the Company’s […]

LyondellBasell’s $2.25 Billion Acquisition of A. Schulman

Shearman & Sterling LLP is serving as LyondellBasell’s legal counsel on the deal while J.P. Morgan and Dyal Co. are serving as financial advisors. A. Schulman is a leading supplier of high-performance plastic compounds, composites and powders. LyondellBasell will purchase 100% of the common stock of A. Schulman for $42 per share in cash and […]

Principal Real Estate Investors’ $210.4 million Acquisition of Optima Sonoran Village

Perkins Coie represented Optima, Inc., a vertically-integrated, luxury residential development firm providing development, architecture, design, construction, sales, and property management services, in its sale of Optima Sonoran Village, a complex of modern luxury apartments in Scottsdale, Arizona for $210.4 million to Principal Real Estate Investors. In addition to the sale, the transaction included the reinvestment […]

Sage Therapeutics’ $575 Million Public Offering of Common Stock

Goodwin advised Sage Therapeutics on the transaction Sage Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SAGE) executed the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 3,506,098 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $164.00 per share. The gross proceeds to Sage Therapeutics from the offering, before deducting the underwriting discounts and commissions and other estimated offering expenses, […]

Stone Point Capital’s Acquisition of Genex Services

Kirkland & Ellis LLP represented funds advised by Apax Partners, a global private equity firm, on their sale of Genex Services, a leading provider of cost containment services to the workers’ compensation, disability and auto industries, to Stone Point Capital LLC. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey served as the exclusive strategic and financial advisor to Genex. Financial […]