February 19, 2013

Please find the Winter 2013 edition of the Gibson Dunn M&A Report Here. This edition of the Report contains timely information on several important M&A topics, including trends in public merger agreement no-shop and fiduciary out provisions, the latest on shareholder activism, suggestions for dealing with the fall-out from stock drops, and insights on important recent Delaware court pronouncements. We hope you will find the Report useful.

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP 

Gibson Dunn's lawyers are available to assist in addressing any questions you may have regarding M&A issues. Please feel free to contact us or the Gibson Dunn lawyer whom you normally consult.

Barbara L. Becker - bbecker@gibsondunn.com

Jeffrey A. Chapman - jchapman@gibsondunn.com

Stephen I. Glover - siglover@gibsondunn.com

Co-Chairs, Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group

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