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Qualcomm and SSW Partners to Acquire Veoneer in $4.5 Billion Deal

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

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Awards & Recognition

Paul, Weiss Recognized at the 2021 Deal Awards

Paul, Weiss was recognized by The Deal in three categories in the 2021 Deal Awards.

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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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M&A at a Glance (September 2021)

U.S. M&A activity by deal count rose in August by 43%, while remaining relatively flat globally. This rise was offset by decreases in average deal size, as total deal value decreased in the U.S. and globally by 27% and 11%, respectively, driven largely by declines in sponsor-related activity.

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Client News

Translate Bio to Be Acquired by Sanofi for $3.2 Billion

Paul, Weiss is representing Translate Bio in its approximately $3.2 billion all-cash sale to global biopharmaceutical company Sanofi.

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Is the Coronavirus a Material Adverse Effect?

Currently, the impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) would not likely trigger the typical MAE termination right. However, this may change depending on the outbreak’s duration, disproportionate industry or company impacts and whether MAE provisions become more tailored to address this issue.  In ongoing negotiations, careful consideration should be given to crafting MAE provisions in light of the outbreak.

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Paul, Weiss Advises Advance in $150 Billion WarnerMedia-Discovery Combination

Paul, Weiss is advising media conglomerate Advance in the combination of AT&T Inc.’s WarnerMedia with Discovery, Inc. Advance is a ​founder and major shareholder in Discovery.

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GE to Merge Aircraft Leasing Unit With AerCap in Deal Valued at More Than $30 Billion

Paul, Weiss is advising General Electric in the combination of its jet leasing unit, GE Capital Aviation Services, with Dublin-based AerCap.

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Carrier Global to Sell Chubb Fire and Security Unit in $3.1 Billion Deal

Paul, Weiss is advising Carrier Global Corporation, the leading global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable and intelligent building and cold chain solutions, in the sale of its Chubb fire and security business to APi Group Corporation for an enterprise value of $3.1 billion.

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Firm News

Paul, Weiss Adds Private Equity M&A Partner in Northern California

Austin Pollet, a leading private equity lawyer, has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate department.

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Client News

PRA Health Sciences to Be Acquired by ICON in $12 Billion Deal

Paul, Weiss is advising PRA Health Sciences, Inc., a leading global contract research organization, in its approximately $12 billion cash-and-stock sale to ICON plc.

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Teladoc Acquires Livongo in $18.5 Billion Deal

Paul, Weiss advised Teladoc Health, the global leader in virtual care, in its acquisition of Livongo, the leading Applied Health Signals company.

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