• 05.01.18

    KCET Merges With PBS SoCal

    The Daily Journal covered Manatt’s representation of KCETLink Media Group, a national independent broadcast and digital network, in its merger with PBS SoCal (KOCE), the flagship Public Broadcasting Service organization for Southern California. Led by Manatt’s Gordon Bava, a partner in ...

  • 02.27.18

    Community Bank Acquired by CVB for $878M

    American Banker covered Manatt’s representation of Community Bank in one of the largest sales for a financial institution in California over the past decade. CVB Financial has agreed to pay $878.3 million in cash and stock for Community Bank, which was represented by Manatt’s Craig ...

  • 02.12.18

    Finance Sector, States React to Regulatory Shift

    Manatt’s Richard Gottlieb, co-chair of the firm’s financial services group, was interviewed by American Lawyer on regulatory shifts in the finance sector.The publication noted that White House budget director Mick Mulvaney, who now leads the CFPB, took to Twitter to summarize ...

  • 02.09.18

    Mulvaney as Chief of Staff Could Have Consequences for CFPB

    Manatt’s Richard Gottlieb, co-chair of the firm’s financial services group, was interviewed by American Banker for an article that examines how the CFPB could be impacted if acting director Mick Mulvaney becomes President Trump’s chief of staff.One implication, according to the ...

  • 01.02.18

    Nano Financial Holdings to Acquire Commerce Bank

    American Banker and Close Up Media Inc. covered Manatt’s representation of Nano Financial Holdings in its acquisition of Commerce Bank of Temecula Valley (CBTV). The team was led by Gordon Bava, partner in the firm’s corporate and finance practice, and Matthew O’Loughlin, co-chair ...

  • 12.11.17

    Attorneys Share Key Energy M&A Trends of 2017

    Law360 quoted Manatt’s Brian Ashin, a partner in the firm’s corporate and finance practice, on the influx of private equity firms in energy deals throughout 2017. The publication highlighted five mergers and acquisitions trends that stood out to attorneys in the energy field this year, ...

  • 11.22.17

    Sterling Bancorp Completes $180M IPO

    Manatt represented Sandler O’Neill & Partners LP, an investment banking firm, as underwriter’s counsel in the IPO of Sterling Bancorp. The team was led by Craig Miller, co-chair of the firm’s financial services transactions practice, and was covered by ABL Advisor and ...

  • 10.19.17

    Perfect World Secures Additional Funding for Universal Slate

    Beijing-based Perfect World Pictures, advised by Manatt, closed a credit facility with East West Bank and JPMorgan to capitalize the second phase of its ongoing five-year slate finance agreement with Universal Pictures. The credit facility deal received press coverage from The Hollywood ...

  • 10.16.17

    Hull Street Energy Purchases Nine Hydro Facilities for $83M

    Electric Light & Power covered Manatt’s representation of Hull Street Energy, a private equity firm that invests in power generation assets and related businesses, in its $83 million purchase of nine hydroelectric power facilities in New Hampshire. Manatt’s Alan Noskow, a ...

  • 10.13.17

    Is Bankruptcy the Best Option for The Weinstein Co.?

    Manatt’s Ivan Kallick, chair of the firm’s bankruptcy practice, spoke with Forbes on what a bankruptcy could look like for The Weinstein Co. The publication explained that filing for bankruptcy could be a “silver bullet” for the company, which has been in turmoil since the ...