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July 29, 2015
July 29, 2015
Legal Business
City Moves
Matt Rees is noted for having joined the firm’s London office as a partner in April.
July 28, 2015
Texas Lawyer
Merger Forms $113B Energy Alternative Asset Manager
Proskauer is noted for representing Ares Management LP in its merger with Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP to create Ares Kayne Management LP.
July 28, 2015
Bankrate.com
Anthem-Cigna deal would create ‘Big 3′
Richard Zall is quoted on Anthem’s acquisition of Cigna, noting that the merger, along with the Aetna/Humana deal, could lead to cost savings and economies of scale in the market, as well as the ability for companies to price more competitively.
July 28, 2015
Structured Credit Investor
Credit firm merger agreed
Proskauer is noted for representing Ares Management LP in its merger with Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP to create Ares Kayne Management LP.
July 28, 2015
SHRM
Using Workers’ Credit Information Increasingly Prohibited
Daniel Saperstein is quoted on how employers’ use of credit information in making hiring and other employment decisions is increasingly coming under fire in many states, noting that multistate employers need to carefully review the exceptions in each law since some state and local laws include “broadly worded” exceptions while others define terms more narrowly.
July 28, 2015
Bloomberg News
U.S. Junk-Bond Buyers Left in Dark as Private Deals Become Norm
Justin Breen is quoted on the disclosure requirements and other protections involved with private deals in speculative-grade debt sales, noting that the marketplace has slowly become more comfortable and accepting of the reporting it is receiving.
July 28, 2015
Bayside-Douglaston Patch
Thousands of Needy New Yorkers to Receive Free Meals
Art Gurwitz is quoted and featured for founding Art of Men (AoM), an organization of men across the world dedicated to making serious social impact, which is hosting the first event of its Everybody Eats campaign to combat the hunger epidemic on July 29.
July 27, 2015
The American Lawyer
Big Deals
The firm is noted for representing Ascena Retail Group Inc. in an agreement to buy ANN Inc., the parent company of LOFT and Ann Taylor, for $2.15 billion.
July 27, 2015
Mergers & Acquisitions
People Moves of the Week
Niamh Curry is noted for joining the firm’s New York office as a partner in the Private Investment Funds group.