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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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Chevron to Acquire Noble Energy in $13 Billion Deal

Paul, Weiss is advising 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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Teladoc to Acquire Livongo in $18.5 Billion Deal

Paul, Weiss is advising Teladoc Health, the global leader in virtual care, in its acquisition of Livongo, the leading Applied Health Signals company, in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $18.5 billion.

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Sandler Capital Completes $2 Billion Sale of Xplornet to Stonepeak Partners

Paul, Weiss advised Sandler Capital Management in the sale of its portfolio company Xplornet Communications Inc., a Canada-based broadband service provider, to Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners for an enterprise value of $2 billion. 

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Kraft Heinz to Sell Cheese Businesses to Groupe Lactalis in $3.2 Billion Deal

Paul, Weiss is advising the Kraft Heinz Company in the $3.2 billion sale of its natural and cultured cheese businesses to Groupe Lactalis, a French multinational dairy products corporation.

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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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AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Law360 Recognizes Paul, Weiss M&A Practice Among the Year’s Best

Paul, Weiss was recognized by Law360 with a “Practice Group of the Year” award in the Mergers & Acquisitions category.

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Awards & Recognition

Rachael Coffey Profiled by The Deal as a Rising Star

Corporate partner Rachael Coffey was profiled by The Deal as a “Rising Star” in the ranks of M&A lawyers at major law firms.

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Client News

General Electric Completes Sale of BioPharma Business to Danaher for $21.4 Billion

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

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Pattern Energy Completes $6.1 Billion Acquisition by CPPIB

Paul, Weiss advised the special committee of the board of directors of Pattern Energy Group Inc. in its approximately $6.1 billion all-cash acquisition by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB).

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