Area of focus

Public Company Mergers and Acquisitions

We represent listed companies on M&A transactions of all forms and sizes, leveraging our deep transactional knowledge across our international platform.

We are experienced in negotiated and unsolicited transactions. These include mergers, tender offers, exchange offers, and proxy contests, and transactions implemented...

Representative experience

LabCorp on its US$302m acquisition of Sequenom, a pioneer in noninvasive prenatal testing for reproductive health.

Colony Capital on its US$17bn merger with NorthStar Asset Management and NorthStar Realty Finance to create Colony NorthStar.

Lockheed Martin on the US$5bn separation and combination of its Information Systems & Global Solutions business with Leidos Holdings through a Reverse Morris Trust.

Hatteras Financial Corp. on its US$1.5bn acquisition by Annaly Capital Management, Inc.

Industrial Income Trust, Inc., a public, unlisted REIT, on its US$4.55bn acquisition by Western Logistics II LLC, an affiliate of Global Logistic Properties Limited.

Home Properties Inc. on its US$7.6bn acquisition by Lone Star Funds.

LabCorp on its US$6.1bn acquisition of Covance Inc.

Knology Inc. on its US$1.5bn acquisition by WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone.

S1 Corporation on its acquisition by ACI Worldwide.

PAETEC Holdings Corp. on its US$2.3bn acquisition by Windstream Corp.

Danvers Bancorp, Inc. on its acquisition by People’s United Financial, Inc.

Martek Biosciences Corporation on its US$1.09bn acquisition by Royal DSM N.V.

American Commercial Lines Inc. on its acquisition by Platinum Equity.

SAB Miller Plc on its US$122.8bn acquisition by Anheuser-Busch InBev.

Owens-Illinois Inc on its US$2.15bn acquisition of Vitro, S.A.B. de C.V.

China Resources Beer Holdings Company during the US$3.87bn acquisition of the nonbeer businesses of China Resources Enterprise Ltd by China Resources Holdings Co Ltd.

Arris Group Inc. on its US$2.26bn acquisition of Pace Plc.

Novartis AG on its US$14.5bn acquisition of the Oncology business division of GlaxoSmithKline Plc.

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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Publications

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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Hogan Lovells Publications

Pulse: US tax reforms to spark global M&A activity Pulse

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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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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Publications

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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Published Works

Cross-border Tender Offers and Other Business Combination Transactions and the U.S. Federal Securities Laws The Business Lawyer, Vol. 71

This article provides a broad overview of U.S. federal securities laws and regulations applicable to cross-border tender offers and other business combination transactions, including a...

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