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Mergers & Acquisitions

Nexstar Targets Political Capital With The Hill

By Chris Nolter
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Published: August 26th, 2021
The TV station group is paying $130 million for the Washington news organization backed by the family office of Apollo Global co-founder Josh Harris and Jimmy Finkelstein.
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Cargill, Continental Grain Add Sanderson Farms

By David Marcus
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Published: August 25th, 2021
The $4.5 billion deal, which involved Wachtell, Freshfields and Paul Weiss, comes after The Deal reported in June that Sanderson had attracted potential interest from Continental.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Drinks With The Deal: Freshfields' Ethan Klingsberg

By David Marcus
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Published: August 19th, 2021
Ethan Klingsberg, head of U.S. corporate and M&A at Freshfields, discusses the pressures that increased antitrust scrutiny has put on dealmaking and how companies can respond.
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Drinks With The Deal: Cleary Gottlieb's Jim Langston

By David Marcus
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Published: August 5th, 2021
Cleary Gottlieb's Jim Langston on the latest Drinks With The Deal podcast discusses how companies are responding to more vigorous antitrust enforcement.
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FAT Brands to Acquire Global Franchise Group

By Nikitha Sattiraju
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Published: July 15th, 2021
The Fatburger parent agrees to buy quick-service restaurant chains owner Global Franchise Group for $442.5 million in cash and stock from Serruya Private Equity and Lion Capital.
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BuzzFeed Makes Top Targets List, Adds Complex

By Chris Nolter
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Published: July 14th, 2021
Special purpose acquisition company 890 5th Avenue Partners will merge with BuzzFeed while the latter will acquire youth media and events venture Complex Networks from Verizon and Hearst.