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Deals tracker: Skadden
|12 Oct 15||EMC||Dell’s $67bn takeover of EMC||$67bn||The transaction is understood to be one of the biggest technology deals of all time|
|9 Sep 15||General Electric||GE’s acquisition of Alstom business||£6.2bn||Under the terms of the transaction, GE will divest a segment of Alsom’s heavy-duty gas turbine business to Ansaldo Energia.|
|8 Sep 15||Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance||Mitsui’s offer for insurer Amlin||£3.5bn|
|7 Aug 15||Coca-Cola||Coca-Cola merger||Coca-Cola Enterprises is combining with Coca-Cola Iberian Partners and Coca-Cola Erfrischungsgetränke (CCEAG) to create the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler based on net revenues|
|30 Jul 15||HellermannTyton||Delphi purchases automotive group HellermannTyton||£1bn|
|23 Jul 15||Nikkei||Pearson’s sale of FT to Nikkei||£844m||The sale includes the FT newspaper, FT.com, How to Spend It, FT Labs, FTChinese, the Confidentials and Financial Publishing|
|9 Jul 15||Coty||P&G and Coty beauty business merger||$12.5bn||The merger is expected to create one of the largest beauty companies in the world.|
|26 May 15||Time Warner Cable||Merger with Charter||$78.7bn||In a separate deal, Charter Communications confirmed it is to acquire cable internet provider Bright House Networks for $10.4bn|
|19 May 15||Endo||Acquisition of Par||$8bn||Irish firm A&L Goodbody is understood to be also advising Endo|
|20 Apr 15||Permira||Sale of Igloo to Nomad Foods||£1.87bn|
|16 Apr 15||Nokia||Nokia’s acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent||£11.2bn|
|19 Feb 15||Ball Corp||Ball Corporation’s acquisition of UK rival Rexam||£4.3bn|
|9 Jan 15||XL Group||Sale of Catlin Group to XL Group||$4.2bn|
|26 Sep 14||UCP||Sale of a stake in VK.com to Mail.Ru||$1.47bn||The deal bought to an end years of complex litigation over the ownership of messaging app Telegram|
|18 Aug 14||Coca-Cola||Monster’s partnership with Coca-Cola||£1.3bn||Asset swap between Coca-Cola and Monster|
|19 Jun 14||Covidien||Medtronic’s acquisition of Covidien||$42.9bn||If succesful, it’ll be the largest ever deal in the pharmaceuticals sector, beating the $31.8bn AstraZeneca merger in 1998|
|16 Jun 14||Mota-Engil||Mota-Engil Africa’s proposed IPO||€1.5bn||New client win for Skadden. Linklaters acted for the underwriters|
|29 Apr 14||Pfizer||Bid for AstraZeneca||£60bn||Would be one of the global drugs industry’s largest-ever deals, and biggest foreign acquisition of a British company. Skadden has longstanding relationship with Pfizer|
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