SPACs are finding their targets faster, according to a new PitchBook analysis. But that could slow again. The CDT Roundup explains all that along with its usual review of last week’s transactions.
In this article, Hunton AK partner Daryl Robertson reviews three bills drafted by the Committees of the State Bar of Texas Business Law Section that have been passed by the Texas Legislature.
Shearman & Sterling advised the Irving-based company that has now raised roughly $1.3 billion in outside financing since 2018, the Dallas Business Journal reports.
Funds affiliated with private equity giant Hellman & Friedman plan to purchase Plano home decor retailer At Home in a deal valued at $2.8 billion. Two New York-based firms advised on the transaction.
Thirty-one Texas lawyers from Latham & Watkins, Kirkland & Ellis and in-house counsel are playing a role as EQT Corp. enters a purchase agreement for hundreds of thousands of acres in the Marcellus Shale held by Houston’s Alta Resources.
As businesses small and large angle for growth in the post-pandemic future, decision makers are eyeing the best means to raise capital, rebound to pre-Covid levels and stave off worries of a 2021 recession, according to Truist. In this week’s CDT, more than 120 lawyers took part in 21 deals.
Only five of the Mergermarket top 50 law firms representing Texas businesses in M&A during Q1 2021 are headquartered in Texas. Two dozen firms increased their count, a dozen saw declines in their M&A activity. And what the hell is up with Ropes & Gray?
CenterPoint Energy plans to shed LDC assets and $425 million in unrecovered storm-related natural gas costs with its latest transaction.
Private equity exits have been morphing in recent years, according to PitchBook. As sponsor-to-sponsor exits lagged, slack was gobbled up by corporate acquisitions and public listings; or rather, public listings by way of corporate acquisitions by SPACs. Texas, however, might just be bucking the national trend to some extent. The CDT Roundup explains, along with its usual review of last week’s transactions.
These are the top non-confidential M&A deals for the first quarter of 2021 as provided by Mergermarket.