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S&C and Wachtell lead on Amazon’s $13.7bn Whole Foods buyout

Amazon moves into food sector with swoop on 460 shops

Sullivan & Cromwell and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz led a host of elite US law firms advising Amazon on its $13.7bn purchase of Whole Foods Market, marking the online retailer’s first expansion into the bricks-and-mortar food industry.