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UK: HSR Alert - Withers LLP

Most people think that Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) filings are only for large corporations and market leaders. But that's actually wrong.
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Eldorado Resorts Announces FTC Clearance for Pending Merger With Caesars

Eldorado Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ: ERI) ("Eldorado," "Eldorado Resorts" or the "Company") announced today that the Federal Trade Commission (the "FTC") has accepted a proposed consent order, which concludes the FTC's Hart-Scott-Rodino review of Eldorado's pending merger (the "Merger") with Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR) ("Caesars"). The FTC's acceptance of the consent order satisfies all required antitrust clearances for the Merger.
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A Guide to Acquiring a Distressed Tech Company

By Daniel Lopez, Richard Vernon Smith, Douglas S. Mintz, and Richard Harroch After years of sky-high valuations, private equity funds and strategic buyers will have ample opportunity to purchase technology companies at a discount in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. This article highlights the unique opportunities and risks associated with acquiring a distressed private technology company. 1. Finding Distressed Tech Deals and Identifying Decision Makers In addition to traditional sourcing outle...
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A Guide to Acquiring a Distressed Tech Company

By Daniel Lopez, Richard Vernon Smith, Douglas S. Mintz, and Richard Harroch After years of sky-high valuations, private equity funds and strategic buyers will have ample opportunity to purchase technology companies at a discount in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. This article highlights the unique opportunities and risks associated with acquiring a distressed private technology company. 1. Finding Distressed Tech Deals and Identifying Decision Makers In addition to traditional sourcing outle...
Tags: Technology, California, Washington, China, Sales, San Francisco, Bloomberg, Silicon Valley, Richard, Wall Street Journal, Irs, Daniel, Doug, Committee on Foreign Investment, Orrick, Private Equity Group


How to Negotiate a Business Acquisition Letter of Intent

Revised and updated May. 16, 2020 In acquisitions of privately held companies, a letter of intent/term sheet is often entered into by both parties. The purpose of the letter of intent is to ensure there is a “meeting of the minds” on price and key terms before the parties expend significant resources and legal fees in pursuing an acquisition, and before sellers agree to grant exclusivity to buyers. The purpose of this article is to explore the key issues in negotiating and drafting an acquisitio...
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How to Negotiate a Business Acquisition Letter of Intent

Revised and updated May. 16, 2020 In acquisitions of privately held companies, a letter of intent/term sheet is often entered into by both parties. The purpose of the letter of intent is to ensure there is a “meeting of the minds” on price and key terms before the parties expend significant resources and legal fees in pursuing an acquisition, and before sellers agree to grant exclusivity to buyers. The purpose of this article is to explore the key issues in negotiating and drafting an acquisitio...
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Worldwide: FTC And EC Announce Temporary Procedures For Hart-Scott-Rodino And EU Premerger Notification Filings During COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

As of March 17, 2020, the FTC and DOJ will accept only electronic submissions of HSR notifications (no filings accepted March 16, 2020).
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The FTC's latest shot at the tech giants has opened up an unexpected front in the war to constrain Apple, Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Facebook (GOOG, AAPL, MSFT, AMZN, FB)

The Federal Trade Commission's move to probe past acquisitions by the big tech firms is one more regulatory worry for those companies. The agency plans to study the "hundreds" of deals the companies have made over the last 10 years that the companies hadn't previously had to report to it. There's growing concern inside and outside the agency that the companies have used such deals to quash nascent competitors. As a result of the study, the FTC could force the companies to unwind some of their ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Congress, US, Trends, European Union, Commission, Silicon Valley, Harry, University Of California Berkeley, Doj, Justice Department, Federal Trade Commission


The FTC's focus on 'small' acquisitions by tech companies is the first shot in a big new battle (GOOG, AAPL, MSFT, AMZN, FB)

The Federal Trade Commission's move to probe past acquisitions by the big tech firms is one more regulatory worry for those companies. The agency plans to study the "hundreds" of deals the companies have made over the last 10 years that the companies hadn't previously had to report to it. There's growing concern inside and outside the agency that the companies have used such deals to quash nascent competitors. As a result of the study, the FTC could force the companies to unwind some of their ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Congress, US, Trends, European Union, Commission, Silicon Valley, Harry, University Of California Berkeley, Doj, Justice Department, Federal Trade Commission


United States: FTC Announces Increased Hart-Scott-Rodino And Clayton Act Section 8 Thresholds For 2020 - Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced its 2020 jurisdictional and filing fee thresholds under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976
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United States: Revised Hart-Scott-Rodino Thresholds To Take Effect Feb. 27, 2020 - Holland & Knight

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced this year's revisions to the thresholds under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR),...
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United States: Effective February 27, 2020: New Higher Thresholds Under Hart-Scott Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act Of 1976 - Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced on January 28, 2020 that threshold limits under the Hart-Scott Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (HSR Act) will be increased.
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United States: Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Thresholds Increase For 2020 - Cooley LLP

Filing thresholds under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act will increase 4.4%, effective February 27, 2020
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United States: FTC Revises Hart Scott Rodino Thresholds For 2020 - Dentons

On January 28, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced revised jurisdictional thresholds for reporting transactions pursuant to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act...
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United States: Holding Up The Green: Hart-Scott-Rodino And Its Impact On Cannabis M&A Transactions - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Although the federal government seems to have turned a blind eye to the legalization of the medical and even recreational use of cannabis in certain states
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United States: FTC Announces Increased Hart-Scott-Rodino And Clayton Act Section 8 Thresholds For 2019 - Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced its 2019 jurisdictional and filing fee thresholds under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended.
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A Comprehensive Guide to Due Diligence Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions

By Richard D. Harroch, David A. Lipkin, Richard V. Smith, and John Cook Mergers and acquisitions typically involve a significant amount of due diligence by the buyer. Before committing to the transaction, the buyer will want to ensure that it knows what it is buying, what obligations it is assuming, the nature and extent of the seller’s contingent liabilities, problematic contracts, litigation risks, intellectual property issues, and much more. This is particularly true in private company acquis...
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A Comprehensive Guide to Due Diligence Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions

By Richard D. Harroch, David A. Lipkin, Richard V. Smith, and John Cook Mergers and acquisitions typically involve a significant amount of due diligence by the buyer. Before committing to the transaction, the buyer will want to ensure that it knows what it is buying, what obligations it is assuming, the nature and extent of the seller’s contingent liabilities, problematic contracts, litigation risks, intellectual property issues, and much more. This is particularly true in private company acquis...
Tags: Organization, Sales, America, San Francisco, ISO, David, Xerox, Silicon Valley, Epa, John, Department Of Justice, Richard, Wall Street Journal, Irs, San Francisco Bay Area, Orrick Herrington Sutcliffe


United States: Hunton Retail Law Resource: New HSR Thresholds - Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

On March 4, the FTC published the revised Hart-Scott-Rodino ("HSR") thresholds in the Federal Register. Retail (or other) companies contemplating mergers or acquisitions need to be aware
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United States: Hart-Scott-Rodino Reporting Threshold Reaches $90 Million - Foley & Lardner

On March 4, 2019, the Federal Register published FTC notices with the latest annual adjustments to the statutory thresholds under both the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976
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United States: UPDATE: FTC Revises Hart-Scott-Rodino Thresholds; Minimum Size For Reportable Transactions Increases To $90 Million (Effective April 3, 2019) - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 requires parties to transactions meeting certain size and other tests to file premerger notification forms with both the Federal Trade
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United States: Hart-Scott-Rodino Thresholds Increased For 2019 - Cooley LLP

The FTC has also updated the filing fee tiers and certain exemption thresholds.
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United States: New FTC Interpretation Will Require HSR Act Filing For Many Hospital Affiliation Transactions - McDermott Will & Emery

The Premerger Notification Office of the Federal Trade Commission recently formalized a new position on Hart-Scott-Rodino Act reporting obligations for certain not-for-profit, non-stock transactions.
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Marcus Theatres to buy Movie Tavern assets from VSS-Southern Theatres for about $126 mln

Marcus Theatres, a division of The Marcus Corporation, has agreed to acquire the assets of Movie Tavern from VSS-Southern Theatres LLC for about $126 million. J.P. Morgan is serving as financial adviser to The Marcus Corporation while PJ Solomon did likewise for Southern Theatres. Based in New Orleans, Movie Tavern is a cinema eatery chain. Southern Theatres is a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson. PRESS RELEASE MILWAUKEE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Marcus Theatres®, a division of The Marcus Corp...
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Platinum Equity to exit BlueLine Rental in $2.1 bln sale

United Rentals Inc said Sept. 10 that it agreed to buy BlueLine Rental for about $2.1 billion. Platinum Equity is the seller. Blue Line, of The Woodlands, Texas, is an equipment rental company that serves more than 50,000 customers in the construction and industrial sectors with a focus on mid-sized and local accounts. Morgan Stanley & Co LLC and Centerview Partners provided financial advice to United Rentals, while Sullivan & Cromwell LLP acted as legal adviser. Barclays and Catalyst Strategic ...
Tags: Europe, Trends, Canada, United States, Barclays, M&a, SEC, North America, Volvo, Puerto Rico, Ontario, Stamford, EBITDA, GAAP, United Rentals, IRR


Wright Medical to buy VC-backed Cartiva

Wright Medical has agreed to acquire Cartiva, a orthopaedic medical device company, for $435 million. The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter of this year. Cartiva’s backers include New Enterprise Associates and Windham Venture Partners. PRESS RELEASE AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, Aug. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Wright Medical Group N.V. (NASDAQ:WMGI) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cartiva, Inc., a private orthopaedic medical device company focus...
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What You Need to Know About Mergers and Acquisitions: 12 Key Considerations When Selling Your Company

By Richard D. Harroch, David A. Lipkin, and Richard V. Smith Mergers and acquisitions involving privately held companies entail a number of key legal, business, human resources, intellectual property, and financial issues. To successfully navigate a sale of your company, it is helpful to understand the dynamics and issues that frequently arise. In this article, we provide guidance on 12 key points to consider in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) involving sales of privately held companies from the ...
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United States: FTC Announces Revised Hart-Scott-Rodino Thresholds For Acquisitions And Exclusive Licenses - Holland & Knight

In addition to increases in the HSR thresholds, there are also increases in the filing fee tier levels and possible civil penalty amounts
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United States: Hart-Scott-Rodino And Interlocking Directorates Thresholds Rise For 2018 - Foley & Lardner

On January 29, 2018, the FTC published the latest annual adjustments to the statutory thresholds under both the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (15 U.S.C. § 18a) (HSR)
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Synopsys to acquire VC-backed Black Duck for about $565 mln

Synopsys Inc has agreed to acquire Burlington, Massachusetts-based Black Duck Software, a provider of automated solutions for securing and managing open source software, for about $565 million. The deal is expected to close in December 2017. Barclays was financial adviser to Black Duck on the transaction. Black Duck’s investors included Siemens Venture Capital and General Catalyst Venture Partners. PRESS RELEASE MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Synopsys, I...
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