Latham & Watkins Named M&A Group of the Year

Publication says “Latham's mergers and acquisitions team is one of the largest and most prolific in the world."

January 15, 2013

Latham & Watkins’ Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group was selected as Law360’s “M&A Group of the Year” for its work in 2012. According to Law360: “A series of multibillion dollar deals in 2012 and a leading position as transactional counsel for the US energy and life sciences industries have earned Latham & Watkins a spot on Law360's M&A Practice Groups of 2012.” In its analysis, Law360 went on to note that “The group completed 250 transactions worth a combined $264.7 billion in the US alone and ranked fourth in US M&A activity by deal value in 2012.” In the article, Law360 cited the firm’s work for Lucasfilm Ltd. on its $4.05 billion sale to The Walt Disney Co, and the firm’s work for various clients including The Carlyle Group LP, KKR & Co. LP and Leonard Green & Partners LP.

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