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Our commercially savvy lawyers regularly lead strategic transactions and complex disputes for clients in a variety of industries and regions. We’ve included a small selection of matters for your convenience.
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Pacific Life in its sale of Aviation Capital Group to Tokyo Century Corporation.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Pacific Life Insurance Company on the sale of its majority ownership in Aviation Capital Group (ACG), its commercial aircraft leasing subsidiary, to Tokyo Century Corporation. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2019. For more information, please see Pacific Life’s press release. Read More>

The State of Qatar and Qatari entities and individuals in international claims arising out of the measures imposed by the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Egypt against Qatar, including twice prevailing in proceedings on provisional measures before the International Court of Justice against the United Arab Emirates, and in connection with investment arbitrations and claims in other international tribunals.

CERD Committee makes a historic decision to constitute ad hoc Conciliation Commissions to consider Qatar’s complaints against the UAE and Saudi Arabia Read more>

Pernod Ricard in its $223 million acquisition of Castle Brands.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Pernod Ricard (Euronext: RI) in its $223 million acquisition of Castle Brands Inc. (NYSE American: ROX). Pernod Ricard, through its subsidiary, will acquire all of the outstanding common stock of Castle Brands for $1.27 per share in cash, or approximately $223 million, plus the assumption of debt, through a cash tender offer followed by a merger. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2019. For more information, please see the press release. Read More>

Centerbridge Partners in its investment in GoHealth.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Centerbridge Partners, L.P. a multi-strategy private investment firm in its investment in GoHealth, LLC, a provider of direct-to-consumer sales, marketing and customer service solutions for health insurance providers. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2019. For more information, please see Centerbridge’s press release. Read more>

Syncora Holdings in its $429 million sale of Syncora Guarantee, a wholly owned subsidiary, to Star Insurance Holdings, an entity organized by GoldenTree Asset Management LP.

Debevoise is advising Syncora Holdings Ltd. in its sale of Syncora Guarantee Inc., its wholly owned financial guarantee insurance subsidiary, to Star Insurance Holdings LLC for $392.5 million in cash, subject to adjustments. The closing of the transaction remains subject to customary conditions and is expected to complete by the first quarter of 2020. Read more>