Area of focus

Hostile Takeovers and Takeover Defense

Whether you are defending against a hostile takeover or launching an unsolicited proposal, our integrated, multidisciplinary team will provide you with the full range of strategies to steer you through these complex matters.

Our knowledge spans the world's major financial markets. Every day we advise on the application of ...

Representative experience

McCormick on its unsolicited bid for Premier Foods.

The board of Northumbrian Water on the preparation of bid defense strategies and advising the company on the £4bn offer from Cheung Kong Infrastructure.

Cytyc Corporation on its unsolicited takeover proposal for Vision Systems Limited, an Australian public company.

Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit allograft tissue bank, on its unsolicited takeover proposal for Osteotech, Inc., a Nasdaq-listed tissue processing company.

Shaftesbury on the unsolicited partial tender offer by Sam Tak Lee.

MP Evans on its takeover defense.

Christian Salvesen on its defense against the bid by Norbert D'Entressangle.

Elementis plc on its defense against a number of bids including board control seeking proposal.

Hogan Lovells Publications

Pulse: U.S. tax reforms to spark global M&A activity Pulse | Issue 5

We are just weeks away from knowing more of the details of the much-vaunted United States tax reform package, a central pillar of the Republican Party’s legislative program for...

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Corporate News - November 2016

A monthly newsletter covering topics of interest in the field of UK corporate law including mergers and acquisitions, listed companies, equity capital markets, corporate governance and...

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Brexit and UK-related M&A

Whatever your M&A strategy, you want to understand and react properly to the post-referendum world. In this note, we look at some of the immediate legal issues and questions which arise ...

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New York Rejects Extension of Common Interest Doctrine to Parties in M&A Transactions in the Absence of Pending or Anticipated Litigation

On June 9, 2016, New York State’s highest court held that disclosures of privileged communications to a third party must be made in the context of pending or reasonably anticipated...

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Following Delaware’s Lead, New York Adopts Business Judgment Rule for Controlling Shareholder Going-Private Mergers Where Certain Minority Shareholder Protections are Present

In In the Matter of Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc., Shareholder Litigation (In re KCP), New York State’s highest court applied the business judgment rule in a challenge to a one-step, ...

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Doing Business in Italy

This brochure outlines the laws and taxes that will apply to a foreign corporation establishing a business operation in Italy as well as the administrative requirements which need to be...

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