Webcast: State of the Art: Critical Developments and Trends in M&A (2018)

December 12, 2018

This fast-paced program explores the latest trends, structures, pitfalls and opportunities in M&A. The presentation addresses pertinent topics including:

  • The latest financing constructs being implemented by private equity buyers;
  • The future of “material adverse effect” clauses;
  • Delaware statutory and case law updates;
  • Trends in representation and warranty insurance;
  • Updates on the landscape for Delaware statutory appraisal actions; and
  • M&A drafting and negotiation hot buttons.

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Andrew M. Herman is a partner in Gibson Dunn’s Washington, D.C. office. Mr. Herman’s practice focuses on advising private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies on leveraged buyouts, growth equity investments and other transactions. He also advises public companies on mergers and acquisitions transactions, securities law compliance and corporate governance. He is experienced in advising on the acquisition and sale of sports franchises.

Robert B. Little is a partner in Gibson Dunn’s Dallas office. Mr. Little’s practice focuses on corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, joint ventures, investments in public and private entities, and commercial transactions. He also advises business organizations regarding matters such as securities law disclosure, corporate governance, and fiduciary obligations. In addition, he represents investment funds and their sponsors along with investors in funds.

Deepak Nanda is a partner in Gibson Dunn’s Orange County office. His practice focuses on transactional and securities matters, including cross-border mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, privatization transactions, leveraged recapitalizations and buyouts; venture capital and private equity fund formation and portfolio company investment; public and private offerings of equity and debt securities; public corporation securities laws and reporting compliance; and structured finance transactions.

Daniela L. Stolman is an associate in Gibson Dunn’s Los Angeles office. She advises companies and private equity firms across a wide range of industries, focusing on public and private merger transactions, stock and asset sales, and public and private capital-raising transactions. Ms. Stolman also advises public companies with respect to securities regulation and corporate governance matters, including periodic reporting and disclosure matters, Section 16, Rule 144, and insider trading.