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By Securities Docket on February 20, 2020, 11:39 am
Morgan Stanley MS, -3.32% confirmed Thursday that is acquiring E*Trade Financial Corp. ETFC, +25.06% in an all-stock deal valued at $13 billion. Morgan Stanley will pay 1.0432 of its shares for each E*Trade share, equal to $58.74 based on its closing price Feb. 19. The deal “will significantly increase the scale and breadth of Morgan […]
By Securities Docket on June 12, 2019, 7:33 am
M&A insurance, also known as warranty and indemnity cover, has been a booming market over the past few years, as buyers and sellers seek protection against the chance that problems arise after the deal closes. The main causes of claims on this type of insurance are problems with financial statements, tax, and compliance with laws. […]
By Securities Docket on February 13, 2019, 12:33 pm
Does the party that provides the first draft of a merger agreement get better terms as a result? There is considerable lore among transactional lawyers on this question, yet it has never been examined empirically. In a recent article, Is There a First-Drafter Advantage in M&A?, we develop a novel dataset of drafting practices in […]
By Securities Docket on June 25, 2018, 9:49 am
Navigant (NYSE: NCI) and Ankura today announced a definitive agreement under which Navigant will sell its Disputes, Forensics and Legal Technology (DFLT) segment and its Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) practice to Ankura Consulting Group, LLC (Ankura), a leading business advisory and expert services firm. The transaction is valued at $470 million, and is expected to […]
By Securities Docket on October 20, 2014, 5:20 pm
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By Securities Docket on July 15, 2014, 5:05 pm
Compliance training has already been ‘gamified’ through online games that use scenarios involving fictional investment bank transactions, but why stop there? Now investment banking itself has been gamified with the release of “The M&A Game.” via Gamification Spreads to Investment Banking with ‘The M&A Game’ – Compliance Week
By Securities Docket on June 28, 2012, 12:38 pm
Lawsuit claims board of Diamond Foods Inc failed to properly oversee the company.
By Securities Docket on June 7, 2012, 2:55 pm
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By Securities Docket on May 3, 2011, 8:36 pm
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