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M&A at a glance: Issue 8

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 16 2012

Although September showed some weakening in the M&A market, October rebounded strongly, as global and U.S. M&A deal volume, number of deals and average size of deals all increased

M&A at a glance: Issue 7

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 15 2012

Despite indications in the preceding two months that the U.S. M&A market was strengthening (with prior data showing dollar volume increases in the overall, strategic and sponsor-related deal markets and also increases in average deal value (including in the size of the largest five U.S. deals)), this month proved that continued improvement in dealmaking remains elusive

M&A at a glance

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 13 2012

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M&A at a glance

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 15 2012

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M&A at a glance

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 14 2012

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M&A at a glance

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 14 2012

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M&A at a glance

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 16 2012

M&A activity

Delaware Chancery affirms that entire fairness applies to a Hammons-type merger involving a control group

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 3 2012

A recent decision by the Delaware Court of Chancery in Frank v. Elgamal held that entire fairness review would apply to a Hammons-type minority cash-out transaction, pursuant to which an affiliate of Great Point Partners acquired American Surgical Holdings, Inc

Court of Chancery permanently enjoins sale that would violate trust indentures

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 12 2012

In In re BankAtlantic Bancorp, Inc. Litig., the Delaware Court of Chancery permanently enjoined the acquisition of BankAtlantic, a federal savings bank (“BankAtlantic”), from its bank holding company parent BankAtlantic Bancorp (“Bancorp”) by BB&T Corporation because the transaction would run afoul of the standard successor obligor provisions of the indentures related to Bancorp's trust preferred stock (“TruPS”

Control premium may violate charter prohibition on disparate merger consideration in dual class stock context

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 9 2012

Under Delaware law, a controlling stockholder owes minimal duties to the minority stockholders