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In the news

Bloomberg – Big deals slow as uncertainty persists in Trump era

13 September 2017

David Gibbons is quoted on the uncertainty around the M&A environment.


Law 360 – Advisory Board inks $2.58B health care, education units sale

29 August 2017

Hogan Lovells is advising UnitedHealth and Optum on its acquisition of The Advisory Board Co.'s healthcare business.


Financial News - Populism will not halt global M&A

27 July 2017

Bill Curtin on global M&A.


Legal Tribune Online - Neues Gemein­schafts­un­ter­nehmen für Lkw-Maut

11 May 2017

Hogan Lovells is advising T-Systems on a joint venture with Daimler AG and DKV Euro Services GmbH & Co.


The M&A Moment – Rick Climan and team move to Hogan Lovells

9 May 2017

Richard Climan on his move to Hogan Lovells, as well as the recent opening of the tech IPO market.


Wall Street Journal Podcast – What Does Washington Volatility Mean for the M&A Market?

13 April 2017

Bill Curtin on what volatility in Washington means for the M&A market.


China Business Review - Global Protectionism will not Stymie Chinese Deal-Making

20 March 2017

Andrew McGinty on the Chinese M&A market.


Law360 – Domestic, Cross-Border M&A Outperforming Shaky Forecasts

10 February 2017

Bill Curtin on increased activity in the M&A market.


Law360 - Elementis $360M SummitReheis Buy Grows Personal Care Biz

10 February 2017

Hogan Lovells is advising One Rock Capital Partners on its sale of SummitReheis to Elementis.


MarketWired - Brookfield Business Partners Reports 2016 Year End Results

6 February 2017

Hogan Lovells is advising Brookfield Business Partners on its acquisition of an approximate 85% controlling stake in Greenergy.


Top Legal - Dana Incorporated buys Brevini's assets with Hogan Lovells

2 February 2017

Hogan Lovells is advising Dana Incorporated on its acquisition of Brevini Fluid Power and Brevini Power Transmission.


Law360 – Cross-Border M&A Lull Likely Only Temporary

24 January 2017

David Gibbons on the expected slow start to the year for M&A activity.


Law 360 - REITs join DC assets in $8.4bn Reverse Morris Trust deal

1 November, 2016

Hogan Lovells advised JBG on its merger with a spin-off entity of Vornado Realty Trust in a Reverse Morris Trust deal.


Bloomberg – UK out of top five investment sites post Brexit, EY says

17 October, 2016

Charles Rix on the UK as an M&A destination post-Brexit.


Latin Lawyer - Petrobras ramps up divestment plan with huge US$5.2 billion pipeline sale

28 September, 2016

Hogan Lovells advised Petrobras on the sale of its gas pipeline network to Canadian private equity firm Brookfield Asset Management.


IFLR - Why mega deals fail

31 August, 2016

Bill Curtin and David Gibbons discussing some of the reasons why many M&A mega deals failed to close last year.


Bloomberg – Brexit shock dodged by UK pharma as innovation spurs deals

1 August, 2016

Jacky Scanlan-Dyas on Brexit's impact on asset valuations.


CFO – The year of dealing dangerously

14 July, 2016

David Gibbons on antitrust risks in deal making.


Bloomberg – Global dealmaking’s Chinese savior stumbles after record spree

6 July, 2016

Bill Curtin on Chinese acquirers using the UK as a platform for expanding into mainland Europe.


Reuters – Dealmakers wrestle with Brexit's fallout

24 June, 2016

Ben Higson on the impact of Brexit on M&A deals in Europe.


The Wall Street Journal – Brexit could send a chill through the M&A market

23 June, 2016

Derek Meilman on how Brexit may impact the global deal making environment.


Fortune – Chinese companies have already set an outbound M&A record this year

20 June, 2016

Bill Curtin on continued increase in outbound China M&A.


The New York Times – Hedge funds look for hard hats in a year of collapsing mergers

11 May, 2016

Bill Curtin on negotiated deal terms and transaction activity.


The Deal - Dealmaking has become a China syndrome

8 April, 2016

Bill Curtin is quoted on Chinese dealmaking activity.


American Lawyer - Hogan Lovells lands roles in Dell, Therapy Co. sales

31 March, 2016

Hogan Lovells is advising Dell on the sale of its IT services arm.


Legal Week - City firms line up on Asahi deal as SABMiller’s merger with AB InBev draws nearer

8 March, 2016

Hogan Lovells is advising SABMiller on the sale of Peroni and Grolsch Asahi.


Law 360 - Hogan Lovells is advising Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. on the planned spin-off of its real estate assets

26 February, 2016

Hogan Lovells is advising Hilton on the planned spin-off of its real estate assets.


Reuters – Technology stocks selloff may turn IPO chill into IPO freeze

16 February, 2016

Nate Gallon on the volatile IPO environment heading into 2016.


American Banker – Why banks should sell a deal before announcing it

8 February, 2016

Stuart Stein on the importance of communication between a bank's management team and investors regarding their plans for M&A.


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