Cooley M&A Insight From Q2 2019
Tableau Enters Agreement to Sell to Salesforce for $15.7 Billion
Looker Enters Agreement to Sell to Google for $2.6 Billion
Nanometrics Signs Agreement for Merger of Equals Combination With Rudolph Technologies
Therachon Agrees to Sell to Pfizer for Up to $810 Million
Meredith Corporation Sells Sports Illustrated to Authentic Brands Group for $110 Million
M&A blog: Q2 2019 recap
Dual-Track Processes: How to Turbocharge Your Exit
Exiting an investment is an inherently uncertain process. Even for a thriving business with a viable equity story, committed stakeholders and the right advisers, the final deal terms and valuation are typically guided by factors beyond a company's control.
Antitrust Trends in 2019: Enforcement Watch List for the Year to Come
As 2019 kicks off, the Cooley antitrust group highlights 10 recent developments and trends corporate counsel should be aware of – from the US Supreme Court and lower courts, the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission and enforcers around the world – that are likely to impact businesses this year and beyond.
Top 10 Cross-Border M&A Trends Across the Pond
In spite of a general environment of political and economic uncertainty and a daily sprinkling of stock market volatility, trade wars, sanctions, the US government shutdown disrupting the market for IPOs, Brexit uncertainty, natural disasters and various other crises, cross-border M&A activity momentum continues.
US vs UK Private M&A – Two Agreements Divided by a Common Language?
The two legal systems that most often govern cross-border private M&A transactions are US (most commonly Delaware) law and English law. To the untrained eye, acquisition and sale agreements governed under either system may appear very similar, and differences are classified as “form over substance.”