Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures. Legal news and articles for March 31 - 31, 2014

Extenway Solutions Inc. Announces Filing of Financial StatementsFor Deal Makers, China Is a DragFor Deal Makers, China Is a DragComcast Sees $2.5 Billion More in Buybacks If Deal Approved (4)Peter J. Solomon Company Promotes Jeff Jacobs and Mark Boidman to ...Peter J. Solomon Company Promotes Jeff Jacobs and Mark Boidman to ...BH gains toehold in Mongolia hospitalCantey Hanger LLP Adds W. Phillip Whitcomb to Dallas OfficeMarine Harvest's Morpol deal under investigation by EUComcast sees $2.5 billion more in buybacks if deal approvedMore Than Half of Oil & Gas Executives Expect to Initiate a Transaction in ...FTC aiming for $1B pay-for-delay patent settlement this yearDeloitte CFO Signals(TM) Survey: Usual First Quarter Bounce Fails to ...Deloitte CFO Signals™ Survey: Usual First Quarter Bounce Fails to Materialize ...GMR To Exit MRO JV

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Wells Fargo Weighs In On Potential Reynolds American Acquisition of Lorillard
Convenience Store DecisionsMarch 3, 2014

Wells Fargo questioned the mechanics of the potential acquisition, such as how RAI would finance the deal, and noted the more likely deal could be a merger between LO and RAI as opposed to an acquisition. Wells Fargo also pointed out that ... If an ...more »

Patricia Moran to Join Greenhill as Managing Director and Chief Legal Officer
PR Newswire (press release)March 6, 2014

She has advised clients on a wide variety of transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and divestitures in both strategic transactions and financial sponsor transactions, as well as on restructurings, joint ventures and equity financings. In ...more »

Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures. News and Stories

Extenway Solutions Inc. Announces Filing of Financial Statements
MarketWatchMarch 31, 2014

In particular, forward-looking statements do not reflect the potential impact of any merger, acquisitions or other business combinations or divestitures that may be announced or completed after such statements are made. Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor ...more »

For Deal Makers, China Is a Drag
Wall Street JournalMarch 31, 2014

However, it isn't easy for multinational corporations to avoid scrutiny, they say, prompting lawyers around the globe to strategize on how to navigate China's process more efficiently. ... To secure Beijing's blessing for the $62 billion acquisition ...more »

For Deal Makers, China Is a Drag
Wall Street JournalMarch 31, 2014

s €5.4 billion ($7.5 billion) acquisition of Nokia Corp.'s handset ... Global companies pay close attention to its merger enforcement because they are eager to increase their market share in China and generally don't want to make divestitures there ...more »

Comcast Sees $2.5 Billion More in Buybacks If Deal Approved (4)
BusinessweekMarch 31, 2014

(CMCSA:US) is planning to increase its share buyback program by more than 80 percent if investors approve its $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable Inc., boosting shareholder returns. Comcast will add $2.5 ... Comcast Chief Executive Officer ...more »

Peter J. Solomon Company Promotes Jeff Jacobs and Mark Boidman to ...
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)March 31, 2014

NEW YORK — Private investment banking firm Peter J. Solomon Company (PJSC) announced today that Directors Jeffrey Jacobs, 41, and Mark Boidman, 38, have been promoted to Managing Directors in the firm's Mergers & Acquisitions Group; both ...more »

Peter J. Solomon Company Promotes Jeff Jacobs and Mark Boidman to ...
Business Wire (press release)March 31, 2014

In addition to his mergers and acquisitions expertise, Mr. Jacobs has gained a reputation for his ability to advise on complex divestitures, restructurings, public offerings and private placements. Most recently he was part of the PJSC teams that ...more »

BH gains toehold in Mongolia hospital
Bangkok PostMarch 31, 2014

BHI used to hold a 40% stake in Manila-based Asian Hospital (AHI), but later divested its stake. Health Horizons Enterprises (HHE) ... BH set capital expenditures this year at 1.2 billion baht excluding mergers and acquisitions. "Hospitals in South ...more »

Cantey Hanger LLP Adds W. Phillip Whitcomb to Dallas Office
JDJournal.comMarch 31, 2014

Whitcomb focuses his practice on Mergers and Acquisitions, Business Transactions, Corporate Securities and Private Equity. He represents clients from the industries of renewable energy, oil and gas, real estate and information technology. Whitcomb's ...more »

Marine Harvest's Morpol deal under investigation by EU
FISMarch 31, 2014

The European Commission (EC) has decided to carry out an investigation of Marine Harvest's possible infringement of the European Union Merger Regulation when acquiring its competitor Morpol ASA. If the infringement is confirmed, ... The Commission ...more »

Comcast sees $2.5 billion more in buybacks if deal approved
NorthJersey.comMarch 31, 2014

Comcast Corp. is planning to increase its share buyback program by more than 80 percent if investors approve its $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable Inc., boosting shareholder returns. Comcast will ... Comcast Chief Executive Officer Brian ...more »

More Than Half of Oil & Gas Executives Expect to Initiate a Transaction in ...
Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)March 31, 2014

NEW YORK, March 31, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oil and gas executives expect a steady stream of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in 2014 as their companies consolidate core businesses and eye access to new technology and geographic growth, according ...more »

FTC aiming for $1B pay-for-delay patent settlement this year
FiercePharmaMarch 31, 2014

It cited as recent models its challenge of Mylan's ($MYL) proposed $1.85 billion acquisition of Agila Specialties, in which the commission demanded that the two companies divest 11 generic specialty drugs before allowing the merger to proceed. The FTC ...more »

Deloitte CFO Signals(TM) Survey: Usual First Quarter Bounce Fails to ...
iStockAnalyst (press release)March 31, 2014

... say their organizations are continuing to expand and refine their business with 21 percent expecting a substantial merger or acquisition, 14 percent expecting to discontinue the operation of a business unit and 16 percent expecting a substantial ...more »

Deloitte CFO Signals™ Survey: Usual First Quarter Bounce Fails to Materialize ...
PR Newswire (press release)March 31, 2014

... say their organizations are continuing to expand and refine their business with 21 percent expecting a substantial merger or acquisition, 14 percent expecting to discontinue the operation of a business unit and 16 percent expecting a substantial ...more »

GMR To Exit MRO JV
DealCurryMarch 31, 2014

Was planning to divest a minority stake to French government-owned power utility Electricité de France SA (EDF) in the Upper Karnali Hydroelectric Project (Nepal). Sold its entire stake of 40% in Istanbul's Sabiha Gökcen International Airport to TAV ...more »

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