• 05.07.18

    New Bill Could Harmonize FTC, DOJ Merger Review Process

    Manatt’s Lisl Dunlop, co-chair of the firm’s antitrust and competition practice, was quoted by Law360 for an article on a new bill that could harmonize the merger review procedures of the Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice.The current law, according to the ...

  • 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 ...

  • 04.23.18

    Humana Acquires Curo Health Services for $1.4B

    Law360 covered Manatt’s representation of Humana in a transaction involving the acquisition of Curo, one of the nation’s largest hospice providers. The acquisition was carried out by a joint venture owned by Humana and two private equity firms, and is valued at roughly $1.4 billion. The ...

  • 03.26.18

    Blackstreet Capital Holdings Acquires 100 Percent Stake in Cartesian, Inc.

    MarketLine covered Manatt’s representation of Blackstreet Capital Holdings, LLC, in its acquisition of a 100 percent stake in Cartesian, Inc. Led by Alan Noskow, a partner in the firm’s corporate and finance practice, the team included Katherine Blair, co-chair of the firm’s ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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, ...

  • 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 media ...

  • 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 deal ...

  • 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 ...