ALAFCO Aviation Lease and Finance Company KSC’s lease agreements for thirteen (13) Airbus A320 aircraft.

Vedder Price represented Kuwaiti-based ALAFCO Aviation Lease and Finance Company KSC in concluding lease agreements for thirteen (13) Airbus A320 aircraft. The aircraft are expected to enter service with Allegiant over a period starting in September 2017 and continuing until December 2018. Each lease agreement is for a 12-year term and includes a purchase option […]

Alteryx’s Acquisition of Semanta

Fenwick represented Alteryx in its recent acquisition of Semanta s.r.o., a company that specializes in meta data management and governance headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic. Alteryx’s launch of AlteryxConnect, a data exploration platform that empowers users to discover and collaborate on data assets, visualizations, reports and workflows typically siloed across large enterprises, is an outgrowth […]

Certain Marine Sonar Imaging Devices, Including Downscan and Sidescan Devices, Products Containing the Same, And Components Thereof, investigation number 337-TA-921

Alston Bird represented Navico on the investigation An International Trade Commission judge has recommended fining Garmin International Inc. $37 million for violating cease-and-desist orders banning the importation and sale of commercial fishing radar products featuring fish-scanning sonar technology patented by rival Navico Inc.. Alston & Bird advised Navico on the case with a team including […]

Sevcon, Inc. $200 Million merger agreement with BorgWarner Inc.

Skadden is advising Sevcon, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacture of controls and battery chargers for zero emission electric and hybrid vehicles, which today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with BorgWarner Inc. that provides for BorgWarner to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Sevcon’s common stock […]

Symantec’s Pending Acquisition of Skycure

Fenwick & West represented Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) in its pending acquisition of Skycure Inc., a U.S. and Israel-based leader in mobile threat defense. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, and is expected to close in Symantec’s second fiscal quarter of 2017. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The Fenwick transaction […]

Cobalt Boats v. Brunswick Corp.

Troutman Sanders successfully represented Cobalt Boats on the patent infringement lawsuit. Cobalt Boats, LLC manufactures and sells family bowriders, water sports boats, cruisers, and cuddy cabin boats. Troutman Sanders advised Cobalt Boats with a team led by Robert A. Angle (Picture). Involved fees earner: Robert Angle – Troutman Sanders; Law Firms: Troutman Sanders; Clients: Cobalt […]

Takata Airbag Products Liability Litigation

Alston Bird represented Mazda Motor of America Inc. in multidistrict litigation over potentially explosive air bags. Mazda Motor of America, Inc., doing business as Mazda North American Operations Inc., manufactures and markets cars. The company, led by Masahiro Moro, Robert Davis, Dino Bernacchi, Julien Montousse and Masamitsu Koike, operates as a subsidiary of Mazda Motor […]

Thompson Pipe Group’s Acquisition of U.S. concrete and steel pressure pipe assets from Forterra, Inc.

Vedder Price advised Thompson Pipe Group Thompson Pipe Group Inc manufactures and distributes pipes. The company offers reinforced concrete pipe. Additionally, it designs steel reinforced polymer concrete manholes. Corporate/M&A Partner Scott Adamson (Picture) and Associate Shelby Parnes led the transaction. Real Estate Shareholder Sarah Shaw and Associate Anthony Ochs led the real estate portion of […]

Fifth Street Asset Management’s $320 Million Agreement for Oaktree to Assume Management of Business Development Companies Fifth Street Finance Corp. and Fifth Street Senior Floating Rate Corp.

Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC is serving as financial advisor to FSAM, Houlihan Lokey is serving as financial advisor to the Special Committee of FSAM’s Board of Directors and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP is serving as legal advisor to FSAM and the Special Committee of FSAM’s Board of Directors. Rutan & Tucker, […]