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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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Publications

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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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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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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Goodyear to Acquire Cooper in $2.5 Billion Deal

Paul, Weiss is advising The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, one of the world’s largest tire companies, in its acquisition of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, in a deal valued at approximately $2.5 billion.

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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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Chevron Acquires Noble Energy in $13 Billion Deal

Paul, Weiss advised Chevron Corporation in its all-stock acquisition of Noble Energy Inc., a Houston-based, leading independent energy company, at a total enterprise value of $13 billion.

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CBS Completes Merger With Viacom, Creating $40 Billion Company

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

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Awards & Recognition

Bob Schumer and Paul Basta Recognized as “Dealmakers of the Year” by The American Lawyer

Corporate partner Bob Schumer and restructuring partner Paul Basta have been named American Lawyer “Dealmakers of the Year.”

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