• 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 ...

  • 10.02.17

    CA Bankers Association, Western Independent Bankers to Merge

    Manatt’s representation of the California Bankers Association in its recently announced merger with Western Independent Bankers was covered by American Banker. Jordan Hamburger, co-chair of Manatt’s Mergers and Acquisitions practice, led the Manatt team with support from tax, ...

  • 08.30.17

    Korn Provides Perspective on Madden v. Midland ‘Fix’ Bills

    Manatt’s Brian Korn, partner and co-chair of the firm’s financial services group, was featured in an article by Lend Academy on bills that are being introduced to remedy the Madden v. Midland decision.   “The Madden fix bills, if passed and signed into law, will ...

  • 07.26.17

    SEC Finding on Digital Tokens Could Make Waves for Fintech

    Manatt’s Brian Korn, co-chair of the firm's financial services group and  chair of the firm’s digital finance and marketplace lending practice, was quoted by Politico Pro in an article discussing a new SEC  finding that could have major implications for the digital ...

  • 07.11.17

    Esquire Financial Holdings Completes Initial Public Offering

    The Daily Journal covered Manatt’s representation of Sandler O’Neill & Partners LP, the sole underwriter for Esquire Financial Holdings Inc.’s initial public offering. The Manatt team was led by Craig Miller, a partner in the firm’s financial services transactions ...

  • 07.05.17

    Deposits Becoming a Bigger Aspect of Bank M&A

    American Banker interviewed Manatt's Craig Miller, a partner in the firm's financial services practices, about the mergers and acquisitions trends he’s seeing so far this year.   As American Banker reports, deposits are becoming a more important aspect of bank ...

  • 06.29.17

    Hull Street Energy Acquires U.S. Hydroelectric Assets From Carlyle

    M&A Navigator covered Manatt’s representation of Hull Street Energy in its acquisition of ownership interests in Nautilus Hydro, LLC from funds managed by affiliates of U.S.-based alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group. The Manatt deal team was led by Alan Noskow, a partner in the ...