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The world's largest multinational corporations, top-tier international investment banks, private equity and entrepreneurs all rely on our Corporate Department to resolve their thorniest legal and business challenges. Our lawyers have earned high praise for their innovative approach to complex transactions and are recognized internationally as leaders in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, finance and investment funds.
General Atlantic to Sell Stake in Oak Street Health in $10.6 Billion Acquisition by CVS Health
Paul, Weiss is advising General Atlantic in the sale of its stake in primary care startup Oak Street Health to CVS Health in an all-cash transaction for an enterprise value of approximately $10.6 billion.» more
Scott Barshay and Andy Bouchard to Speak at Tulane Corporate Law Institute
Corporate partner Scott Barshay and litigation partner Andy Bouchard will participate in the 35th Annual Tulane Corporate Law Institute hosted by the Tulane University Law School.» more
Awards & Recognition
Seven Paul, Weiss Practices Named Law360 “Practice Groups of the Year 2022”
Paul, Weiss won seven Law360 “Practice Group of the Year” recognitions for its achievements in 2022, including in the Appellate, Banking, Fintech, Mergers & Acquisitions, Sports & Betting, Trials and White Collar categories.» more
JAY-Z and Bacardi Renew Partnership With D’USSE
Paul, Weiss is advising Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter in his long-term agreement with Bacardi to renew their successful partnership with D’USSE, the world’s fastest-growing super-premium cognac brand.» more
Amazon Completes $3.9 Billion Acquisition of One Medical
Paul, Weiss advised Amazon in its all-cash $3.9 billion acquisition of One Medical, a technology-powered primary care organization with a mission to make quality health care more affordable and accessible through a seamless combination of in-person, digital and virtual services.» more
Yahoo to Acquire Stake in Taboola in 30-Year Partnership Deal
Paul, Weiss is advising Apollo portfolio company Yahoo in its 30-year exclusive commercial agreement with Taboola, a global leader in powering recommendations for the open web.» more
Apollo Completes $43 Billion Merger With Athene
Paul, Weiss advised Apollo in its all-stock merger with leading retirement services company Athene, in a transaction valuing the combined public company at approximately $43 billion.» more
McDonald’s Wins Proxy Fight With Carl Icahn
Paul, Weiss represented the board of directors of McDonald’s Corporation in its successful proxy fight with activist investor Carl Icahn.» more
The Estée Lauder Companies to Acquire Tom Ford
Paul, Weiss is advising The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. in its acquisition of luxury brand Tom Ford.» more
SEC Finalizes Pay-for-Performance Rules
The SEC’s newly finalized pay-for-performance rules will require reporting companies to disclose standardized figures for compensation "actually paid" to the principal executive officer, average compensation "actually paid" to the remaining named executive officers, and certain other financial performance measures. Notably, these rules will take effect for proxies in the upcoming proxy season.» more
Clearlake Capital Acquires Chelsea Football Club in Consortium Deal
Paul, Weiss, acting as M&A and Funds counsel, advised Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. in its acquisition of Chelsea Football Club in a consortium co-led with Todd Boehly, Chairman and CEO of Eldridge.» more
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
Laura Turano Named Among “Top Women in Dealmaking” by The Deal
Corporate partner Laura Turano was featured in a Q&A as one of the The Deal’s “Top Women in Dealmaking.”
Krishna Veeraraghavan Recognized Among The American Lawyer’s 2022 Dealmakers of the Year
Corporate partner Krishna Veeraraghavan was named a 2022 “Dealmaker of the Year” by The American Lawyer. The award honors lawyers who turned clients’ dreams into reality through innovative work helping clients complete industry-altering transactions.
Seven Paul, Weiss Practices Named Law360 “Practice Groups of the Year”
Paul, Weiss won seven Law360 “Practice Group of the Year” recognitions for its achievements in 2021 in the Appellate, Banking, Class Actions, Life Sciences, Media & Entertainment, Mergers & Acquisitions and Technology categories.
Paul, Weiss Wins Three IFLR Americas Awards
Paul, Weiss was recognized by the International Financial Law Review’s IFLR Americas Awards 2022 in three categories.
Adam Wollstein Named a “Rising Star” by Law.com International
Corporate partner Adam Wollstein was named a 2021 “Private Equity Rising Star” by Law.com International.
Paul, Weiss Recognized at the 2021 Deal Awards
Paul, Weiss was recognized by The Deal in three categories in the 2021 Deal Awards.
Six Paul, Weiss Partners Named Law360 MVPs
Firm chairman Brad Karp and partners Alice Eaton, Jessica Carey, John Kennedy, Kannon Shanmugam and Taurie Zeitzer have been honored with Law360 2021 MVP Awards, which recognize an elite slate of attorneys who have distinguished themselves in high-stakes litigation, complex global matters and record-breaking deals.
Cullen Sinclair Recognized by The Deal as a “Top Rising Star”
Corporate partner Cullen Sinclair was recognized by The Deal as a 2021 “Top Rising Star.”
Jeff Marell and Laura Turano Named “Dealmakers of the Year” by The American Lawyer
Corporate partners Jeff Marell and Laura Turano were named “2021 Dealmakers of the Year” by The American Lawyer.
Taurie Zeitzer Named Among “Top Women in Dealmaking” by The Deal
Corporate partner Taurie Zeitzer was recognized as one of the “Top Women in Dealmaking” by The Deal in the Q4 2020 edition of The Dealmaker Quarterly.
Paul, Weiss Private Funds Group Recognized by FT for Innovation
The Paul, Weiss Private Funds Group was recognized as among the most innovative in North America in the Financial Times’ 2020 North America Innovative Lawyers Report.
Paul, Weiss Named “Corporate Department of the Year” Finalist and Matt Abbott Named “Corporate Lawyer of the Year” Finalist by The American Lawyer
Am Law has recognized Paul, Weiss and corporate partner Matthew Abbott as finalists in their “best of the best” awards.
Paul, Weiss Advises Advance in Completed $150 Billion WarnerMedia-Discovery Combination
Paul, Weiss advised media conglomerate Advance in the combination of AT&T Inc.’s WarnerMedia with Discovery, Inc., to create Warner Bros. Discovery, Inc., a premier standalone global media and entertainment company.» more
QTS Realty Trust to Be Acquired by Blackstone Funds in $10 Billion Take-Private Deal
Paul, Weiss is advising data center operator QTS Realty Trust in its all-cash sale to Blackstone, in a transaction valued at approximately $10 billion, including the assumption of debt.» more
MGM Completes $8.45 Billion Sale to Amazon
Paul, Weiss advised MGM in its sale to Amazon for $8.45 billion. MGM is a leading entertainment company focused on the production and global distribution of film and television content across all platforms» more