• Manatt Completes the First Public-Private Partnership for the Development of an Academic Building in

    Manatt represented California State University San Marcos Corporation, an arm of California State University San Marcos (CSUSM), in connection with the negotiation of a public-private partnership (P3) arrangement to develop an extended learning facility for the university. The developer owns land...
  • Consumer Product Class Action Blocked With Refund Check for $95

    Beverage manufacturers like Supple LLC typically sell millions of cans and bottles to millions of consumers every year. All it would take is one unhappy but highly motivated customer to put the company out of business. When the plaintiff, a purchaser of a single shipment of Supple beverages...
  • A Chinese Stake in Hollywood

    As film production has grown both more complex and more expensive, Hollywood has looked to a number of non-traditional financing sources—hedge funds, private equity and venture capital—to take up much of the slack. Add to this the emergence, only recently, of Chinese film companies wanting...
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  • A.G.P./Alliance Global Partners in $20M registered direct offering

    Manatt advised A.G.P./Alliance Global Partners, a full-service, national investment firm, as exclusive placement agent in a $20 million registered direct offering of common shares and warrants by HEXO Corp, a consumer packaged cannabis-based products company.The deal team was led by ...
  • Manatt advised CVS Health in its acquisition of Centene’s IlliniCare Health Plan

    Manatt represented CVS Health Corporation, a Fortune 100 Corporation, in the acquisition of Centene Corporation’s Illinois health plan subsidiary, IlliniCare Health Plan, Inc. The firm handled most aspects of the deal, including corporate and regulatory due diligence, negotiation of the...
  • Former Sony Executives Pen Groundbreaking Deal for Asian Entertainment

    Manatt represented Andy Kaplan and George Chien, former Sony Pictures Television Worldwide Networks executives, in their agreement to acquire Sony’s Southeast Asian and Korean media networks business. Kaplan and Chien established KC Global Media Entertainment LLC to manage the acquired channels...
  • CNote Group completes $50M note offering

    LL DRAFT Manatt represented CNote, a technology company that provides high-yield savings options and low-risk investment products, in its $50 million offering of CNote notes under Regulation A+. Manatt is also assisting CNote with SEC compliance, ongoing regulatory advice and the Promise Fund...
  • A.G.P./Alliance Global Partners in $25M registered direct offering

    Manatt advised A.G.P./Alliance Global Partners, a full-service, national investment firm, as exclusive placement agent in a $25 million registered direct offering of common shares and warrants by HEXO Corp., a consumer packaged cannabis-based products company.The deal team was led by ...
  • Avidbank Holdings, Inc. closes $22M private placement of subordinated notes

    Manatt advised Avidbank Holdings, Inc., a San Francisco Bay Area bank holding company, in the private placement of $22 million in 10-year, fixed-to-floating-rate subordinated notes.This transaction was led by Craig Miller, leader of the firm's financial services group. Miller has served as...
  • Manatt Secures California Court of Appeal Win for Eurostar

    Cacho v. Eurostar, Inc. (Superior Court of Los Angeles County; California Court of Appeal, Second District). On behalf of Eurostar, dba Warehouse Shoe Sale or WSS, Manatt defeated class certification in a case brought on behalf of Eurostar’s California nonexempt employees. The plaintiffs claimed...
  • Disguised Toast signs new streaming contract

    Manatt advised Canadian Hearthstone gamer and YouTube personality Disguised Toast through his departure from Twitch, a major video streaming service, and in negotiating his new multiyear streaming contract with Facebook Gaming.
  • Manatt represents Lowe in acquisition of Denver office tower

    Manatt represented Lowe, a diversified national real estate company, in its acquisition of Stanford Place II, a 366,184-square-foot Class A office tower in Southeast Denver.
  • Shareholder merger challenge ends in appellate victory for Keefe, Bruyette & Woods

    In re Talmer Bancorp Shareholder Litigation (Michigan Circuit Court, County of Oakland; Michigan Court of Appeals). Manatt secured a major appellate victory for Keefe, Bruyette & Woods in consolidated putative shareholder class actions filed in Michigan. After the $1.8 billion merger of...
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