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Mergers & Acquisitions

SPAC Offerings, Mergers Hit Fresh Records

By Bill Meagher
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Published: April 6th, 2021
Blank check companies raised a total of $87 billion during the first quarter as eager retail investors line up and sponsors get more creative with their offering structures.
Activism

Activist Investing Today: Minow Contrasts Gordon Gekko, Engine No. 1

By Ronald Orol
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Published: June 11th, 2021
The former activist investor and ex-president of Institutional Shareholder Services explains why insurgent fund managers no longer must resemble the corporate raider-type character portrayed in 'Wall Street' when considering director contests.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Drinks With The Deal: O'Melveny's David Makarechian

By David Marcus
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Published: June 3rd, 2021
David Makarechian, who heads the emerging technologies group and the northern California corporate department at O’Melveny & Myers, compares today's tech market with that of the late 1990s and discusses his work with Silicon Catalyst and his love of Singapore street food.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Top Tips for Landing the Best R&W Policy

By Deal Contributors
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Published: June 3rd, 2021
Akin Gump’s David D’Urso, David Antheil and Kevin Tsai outline the steps dealmakers should follow to secure the best possible representation and warranty insurance, or RWI, in M&A transactions. Sponsored
Mergers & Acquisitions

Insight Partners Exits Fenergo

By Steve Gelsi
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Published: June 2nd, 2021
Astorg and Bridgepoint are buying the software provider for financial institutions six years after Insight Partners invested in the company.
Mergers & Acquisitions

The Deal Toy Goes (Galaxy) Digital

By David Marcus
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Published: June 1st, 2021
Davis Polk issues an NFT deal toy for Galaxy Digital's $1.2 billion agreement to buy BitGo.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Roark Buys Nothing Bundt Cakes

By Nikitha Sattiraju
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Published: May 31st, 2021
The private equity firm acquires the gourmet bakeries franchisor and operator for an undisclosed amount from Levine Leichtman.