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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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Booking.com NV, one of the world’s leading digital travel companies, in its U.S. Supreme Court case – the first ever case argued by telephone in the Supreme Court – where the Court ruled 8-1 that Booking.com NV’s eponymous domain name is not generic and could register as a trademark.

In the first-ever case in the U.S. Supreme Court argued by telephone, the Court this morning ruled 8-1 in favor of our client, Booking.com, N.V., one of the world’s leading digital travel companies. In the decision, written by Justice Ginsburg, the Court held that Booking.com, N.V. could register as a trademark its eponymous domain name, BOOKING.COM. Read More>

Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, as lead underwriters, in RenaissanceRe’s $1.05 billion offering of common stock.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP advised Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, as representatives of the underwriters, in the offering and sale of $1.05 billion of common shares by RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based provider of reinsurance and insurance. Read More>

A flagship private equity fund managed by EQT in a subscription facility of initially more than €2.3 billion (with an upper limit of €5 billion) with a large club of lenders. The facility incorporates innovative environmental, social and governance mechanics, which impact the margin payable to the lenders. At the transaction date, it is the first ESG-linked subscription facility of this size across the global fund finance markets.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised a private equity fund managed by EQT in a new €2.3 billion subscription line facility (with the potential to increase up to €5 billion), which incorporates innovative environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) mechanics. Read More>

Link Fund Solutions as authorised corporate director of the LF Equity Income Fund in the £224 million sale of shares in 19 public and private life sciences companies to Acacia Research Corporation by the LF Equity Income Fund.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised Link Fund Solutions Limited (“Link Fund Solutions”) in the £223.9 million sale of stakes in 19 public and private life sciences companies to Acacia Research Corporation (“Acacia”) by the LF Equity Income Fund. Read More>

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of Radio Systems Corporation, a market-leading provider of innovative pet product solutions.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Clayton Dubilier & Rice (“CD&R”) in its acquisition of Radio Systems Corporation, a market-leading provider of innovative pet product solutions. For more information, please see the press release. Read More>