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Mergers & Acquisitions

Covid Webcast: Cash Is King, Control a Bonus

By Tom Terrarosa
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Published: May 14th, 2020
In a discussion hosted by The Deal in partnership with Edelman, dealmakers weighed in on the new landscape of their industries amid the Covid-19 pandemic, who is best positioned to do deals and how.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Big Funds Bet on DraftKings PIPE

By Paul Springer
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Published: May 8th, 2020
Caledonia and Capital Research are among the investors betting on a $304 million PIPE that helps take one of the world’s premier online gambling concerns public via a SPAC acquisition.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Social Capital SPAC Surprises With Oversized IPO

By Bill Meagher
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Published: May 7th, 2020
Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. III responded to unusally strong investor interest by upsizing its IPO from $600 million to $720 million.
Mergers & Acquisitions

‘Coronavirus Risk’ Enters M&A Lexicon

By David Hatch
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Published: May 5th, 2020
Uncertainty posed by the pandemic is reshaping negotiations, upending timelines, altering strategies and killing transactions.
Mergers & Acquisitions

B. Riley Registers New SPAC

By Bill Meagher
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Published: April 29th, 2020
The Los Angeles investment bank has returned to the special purpose sector sponsoring its second SPAC, B. Riley Principal Merger Corp. II.
Activism

Oil Patch Activists Forced to Play Waiting Game

By Tom Terrarosa
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Published: April 24th, 2020
It is unclear when commodity prices will recover, but when they do, activists will be sure to have fully sharpened blades and a list of demands for companies across the oil and gas production industry.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Shadowy ‘Team Telecom’ to Resemble Cfius

By David Hatch
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Published: April 20th, 2020
A presidential order adds structure and deadlines to an amorphous U.S. government panel that reviews international telecom deals.