Jonathan L. Sagot

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

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A Word Of Caution: Tender Offers And Appraisal Rights

In acquiring a public company, a "two-step" acquisition structure comprised of a tender offer followed by a back-end merger provides a potentially faster acquisition alternative compared to a traditional "one-step" merger. But, as discussed below, due to the way a court might value shares of the...

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Caveat Vendor - Mitigating Fraudulent Conveyance Risk

In this past economic downturn, an increasing number of private equity sponsors have seen their portfolio company sales come under challenge on the basis of an alleged fraudulent conveyance. Many highly leveraged capital structures associated with pre-recession LBOs proved unsustainable in the...

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