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Barnes & Noble to Be Acquired by Elliott

Paul, Weiss is representing the Board of Directors of Barnes & Noble, Inc., the nation’s largest bookseller, in the company’s approximately $683 million all-cash acquisition by Elliott Advisors (UK) Limited. The transaction with the hedge fund Elliott is the culmination of an extensive strategic alternative review conducted by a Special Committee of the Board of Directors, which was announced on October 3, 2018.

The Paul, Weiss team includes corporate partners Scott Barshay and Steven Williams and counsel Kyle Seifried, Patricia Vaz de Almeida, Caith Kushner and Frances Mi; intellectual property partner Claudine Meredith-Goujon; litigation partner Daniel Kramer; tax partner Scott Sontag; real estate partner Peter Fisch; and employee benefits partner Lawrence Witdorchic and counsel Jarrett Hoffman.

June 7, 2019

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