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Our M&A lawyers are among the most experienced and effective in the world. We represent many of the world's largest publicly traded and privately held companies, as well as leading private equity firms, hedge funds, financial advisors and other financial institutions and investors on their most important merger, acquisitions and takeover transactions.

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CBS to Merge With Viacom, Creating $40 Billion Company

Paul, Weiss is advising the special committee of the board of directors of CBS Corp. in its merger with Viacom to form ViacomCBS Inc.

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Ingersoll-Rand Industrial Business to Merge With Gardner Denver, Creating $15 Billion Company

Paul, Weiss is advising Ingersoll-Rand plc in the merger of its Industrial business with Gardner Denver Holdings, Inc. The complex cash-and-stock deal will create a $15 billion global leader in mission-critical flow creation and industrial technologies.

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IBM Completes Landmark $34 Billion Acquisition of Red Hat

Paul, Weiss advised International Business Machines Corp. in its all-cash acquisition of Red Hat Inc., creating the world’s largest hybrid cloud provider.

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General Electric to Sell BioPharma Business to Danaher for $21.4 Billion

Paul, Weiss is advising General Electric in the sale of its BioPharma business to Danaher for $21.4 billion.

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Elanco to Acquire Bayer’s Animal Health Business in $7.6 Billion Deal

Paul, Weiss is representing Elanco Animal Health Incorporated in its $7.6 billion cash-and-stock acquisition of the animal health business of Bayer AG, creating the world’s second-largest animal health business.

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Chevron’s $50 Billion Agreement to Acquire Anadarko

Paul, Weiss advised Chevron Corporation in its agreement to acquire Anadarko Petroleum Corporation for $50 billion. 

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Publications

Scott Barshay Featured in WSJ Article on M&A in 2018

Corporate partner Scott Barshay is featured in a Wall Street Journal article featuring market commentary by the 7 top bankers and lawyers involved in the biggest M&A deals of 2018. 

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Qualcomm Board Unanimously Rejects Broadcom's Unsolicited $130 Billion Proposal

Paul, Weiss is representing wireless technology leader Qualcomm Inc. in connection with an unsolicited proposal from Singapore-based chipmaker Broadcom.

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