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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. Please feel free to contact experience@debevoise.com for a more complete list of matters in any particular category.
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Debevoise Advises Glendon Capital Management on the Formation of $2.5 Billion Credit Opportunities Fund

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised Glendon Capital Management LP in connection with the formation of its latest credit opportunities and special situations fund, Glendon Opportunities Fund II, L.P. Read more >

Debevoise Represents Tatneft in English Court of Appeal Victory

Lord Goldsmith QC, co-managing partner in London at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, has represented PJSC Tatneft (“Tatneft”), a leading oil company which counts the Russian Republic of Tatarstan as its largest shareholder, in its successful appeal in the English Court of Appeal from a summary judgment decision of the English High Court (see PJSC Tatneft v Bogolyubov & others [2016] EWHC 2816 (Comm)). Read more >

Debevoise Advises International Paper on the Combination of Its North America Consumer Packaging Business with Graphic Packaging

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising International Paper (NYSE: IP) on the combination of its North America Consumer Packaging business with Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK). Read more >

Debevoise Advises OppenheimerFunds in New Joint Venture with The Carlyle Group

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising OppenheimerFunds, a leader in global asset management, in the formation of a new joint venture with The Carlyle Group. Read More >

Debevoise Advises Access Industries on Investor Consortium’s $5.6 Billion Acquisition of Calpine

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Access Industries in its investment in the $5.6 billion acquisition of the equity of Calpine, America’s largest generator of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources. Read more >

Debevoise Advises Discovery Communications on $14.6 Billion Acquisition of Scripps Networks

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Discovery Communications, Inc. on its acquisition of Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. The transaction is valued at $14.6 billion and is expected to close in early 2018. Read more >

Debevoise Advises NLMK in High Court Success

The London office of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has represented longstanding client NLMK, a global steel producer, in its successful defence in the English High Court against an application to enforce a Russian arbitral award that had been set aside by the Russian courts. Read more >

Debevoise Advises Clayton, Dubilier & Rice on $2.5 Billion Acquisition of HD Supply’s Waterworks Division

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, a private investment firm, on the $2.5 billion acquisition of HD Supply’s Waterworks Division, the largest distributor of waterworks products in the U.S. Debevoise is also advising on the financing aspects of the transaction. Read more >

Debevoise and the Center for Reproductive Rights File Lawsuit Against Louisiana’s Clinic Licensing Law

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a new lawsuit against the state of Louisiana’s abortion clinic licensing law that has forced most of the clinics in the state to close. Read more >

Debevoise Advises Tribune Media in Its $6.6 Billion Sale to Sinclair

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) on its $3.9 billion sale to Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) in a transaction valued at nearly $6.6 billion. The transaction has been unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies and is anticipated to close in the fourth quarter of 2017. Read more >

Debevoise Advises CF Corporation and The Blackstone Group on $1.835 Billion Acquisition of Fidelity & Guaranty Life

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising CF Corporation and The Blackstone Group, one of the world's leading investment firms, on the $1.835 billion all-cash acquisition of Fidelity & Guaranty Life. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2017. Read more >