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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.

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GE to Transform Into Three Separate Public Companies Through Spin-Off Transactions

Paul, Weiss is lead legal advisor to GE in its plan to form three industry-leading global public companies focused on aviation, healthcare and energy.

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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.

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General Motors Makes $3.45 Billion in Additional Investments in Cruise

Paul, Weiss is advising General Motors Co. in its $2.1 billion acquisition of SoftBank Vision Fund 1’s equity ownership stake in Cruise, GM’s self-driving electric car maker subsidiary, and in GM’s separate, additional $1.35 billion investment in Cruise, replacing a previous commitment made by the SoftBank fund in 2018.

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Leading Regulatory Lawyer Joins Paul, Weiss’s Investment Management Practice

Aaron J. Schlaphoff has joined the firm as a partner in the Private Funds Group within the Corporate Department, based in New York. Aaron, a seasoned asset management industry practitioner, advises some of the largest global investment firms on a wide range of legal, regulatory and compliance matters.

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3G Capital Completes Acquisition of Controlling Interest in Hunter Douglas in $7.1 Billion Deal

Paul, Weiss advised 3G Capital in its acquisition of a 75% stake in Netherlands-based Hunter Douglas, the global market leader in window coverings and a major manufacturer of architectural products.

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Qualcomm and SSW Partners Complete $4.6 Billion Acquisition of Veoneer

Paul, Weiss advised Qualcomm Inc. in its all-cash acquisition, alongside SSW Partners, of Stockholm-based global automotive technology leader Veoneer, Inc.

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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.

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Continental Grain and Cargill to Acquire Sanderson Farms in $4.5 Billion Take-Private Transaction

Paul, Weiss is advising Continental Grain in its all-cash acquisition, alongside global food corporation Cargill, of Sanderson Farms Inc. for $203 per share, representing a total equity value of $4.53 billion.

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General Atlantic Completes $3 Billion Continuation Fund to Support Continued Growth of Four Portfolio Companies

Paul, Weiss advised General Atlantic in its first multi-asset continuation fund, which allows it to retain existing stakes in four of its portfolio companies.

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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

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Nuance Completes $19.7 Billion Sale to Microsoft

Paul, Weiss advised Nuance Communications, Inc. in its $19.7 billion sale to Microsoft Corp.

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