Legal Business

Deal watch: Corporate activity in July and August 2016


US ELITE LEAD AS VERIZON TAKES YAHOO! FOR $4.8BN

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz are among a host of US firms advising on Verizon Wireless’ much-anticipated acquisition of Yahoo!. Wachtell, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Covington & Burling and Winston & Strawn are acting for Verizon. Skadden, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and Weil, Gotshal & Manges are advising Yahoo!, while Cravath, Swaine & Moore is acting for the strategic review committee of Yahoo! as its independent legal adviser.