• 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, ...

  • 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 ...

  • 12.08.17

    Songs Music Publishing Sells High-Profile Catalog to Kobalt

    Music Week covered Manatt’s representation of Kobalt Music Group in the company’s acquisition of Songs Music Publishing’s catalog. Manatt’s Jeff Biederman, co-chair of the firm’s music practice, and Michael Rexford, counsel in the firm’s entertainment and ...

  • 12.08.17

    Kobalt Buys Songs Music Publishing for $150M

    Manatt’s Jeff Biederman, co-chair of the firm’s music group, and Michael Rexford, counsel in the firm’s entertainment and media practice, led deal negotiations for music publishing and artists services company Kobalt Music Group in its purchase of Songs Music Publishing. The ...

  • 12.04.17

    Industry Optimistic About Advocate, Aurora’s Proposed Merger

    Manatt’s Lisl Dunlop, co-chair of the firm’s antitrust and competition practice, was quoted by the Chicago Tribune in an article examining Advocate Health Care’s proposed merger with Aurora Health Care. The publication explained that the proposed deal would create the ...

  • 11.29.17

    DOJ Plans to Reduce Merger Review Time

    Manatt’s Lisl Dunlop, co-chair of the firm’s antitrust and competition practice, spoke to Law360 about the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division’s plans to tackle the length of time it takes to complete merger reviews. According to the publication, the DOJ ...

  • 11.02.17

    New FTC Head Leaves Uncertain Impact on Consumer Protection

    Manatt’s Matthew O’Loughlin, co-chair of the firm’s mergers and acquisitions practice, spoke to Natural Products Insider about how new leadership at the Federal Trade Commission could impact enforcement cases brought against the dietary supplement industry. ...

  • 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, ...

  • 08.28.17

    Uncertainty Has Little Impact on Digital Healthcare Investments

    Manatt’s Jordan Hamburger, co-chair of the firm’s mergers and acquisitions practice, was quoted by Mergermarket on the current state of investments in digital healthcare.   According to Mergermarket, the first half of 2017 has seen more capital being poured into digital health ...

  • 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 ...