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Podcasts

Drinks With The Deal: Kirkland's David Fox

By David Marcus
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Published: June 25th, 2020
The attorney discusses building an M&A practice at Kirkland and his plans for the next phase of his career in the latest episode of the Drinks With The Deal Podcast.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Zoetis' Nayak Talks Animal Health Trends Amid Covid

By Armie Margaret Lee
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Published: July 7th, 2020
Trends such as the humanization of pets have accelerated amid the Covid-19 crisis, said Abhay Nayak, head of global strategy, commercial development and customer experience at Zoetis.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Lightyear Acquires Majority Stake in HealthPlanOne

By Armie Margaret Lee
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Published: July 2nd, 2020
Lightyear Capital has inked a deal to purchase a majority stake in Health Plan One, a digital distributor of health insurance products, from Peloton Equity and other investors.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Webcast: SPACs Rise in Popularity as Volatility Persists

By Bill Meagher
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Published: July 1st, 2020
As high-profile companies such as DraftKings and Virgin Galactic use the vehicles to much fanfare, experts discuss the renewed popularity of special purpose acquisition vehicles in The Deal's latest webcast.
Podcasts

Behind the Buyouts: Great Hill Re-Ups Wayfair Amid Uncertainty

By Steve Gelsi
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Published: July 1st, 2020
Great Hill’s Christopher Gaffney reflects on the firm’s Wayfair investment in the form of convertible stock, how the coronavirus has impacted PE dealmaking, and more, on the latest episode of the Behind the Buyouts podcast.
Restructuring

Chuck E. Cheese to Restructure in Ch. 11

By David Elman
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Published: July 1st, 2020
The Apollo Global Management-backed operator of entertainment centers and restaurants has been dealing with the effects of Covid-19-related closures.
Restructuring

Cirque du Soleil Tumbles Into Court to Sell Assets

By David Elman
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Published: July 1st, 2020
Shareholders TPG, Fosun and CDPQ have agreed to serve as stalking horse with an offer that would inject $300 million in liquidity into the live entertainment company and assume certain liabilities.