M&A and Corporate Transactions



We are one of the premier firms in the world for mergers, acquisitions, and other corporate transactions. We guide sophisticated companies and investors as they find new opportunities, solve complex problems, and efficiently drive transactions to close.

Our Approach

Our versatile, experienced team offers unparalleled breadth and a deep bench to service many key industry verticals, with particular depth in:

  • Food and beverage
  • Consumer products
  • Technology and software
  • Manufacturing and services
  • Life sciences
  • Energy and infrastructure
  • Nonprofits

We cover every aspect of a transaction, from tax, securities, antitrust, real estate, and corporate governance, to labor, intellectual property, employee benefits, environmental, export compliance, and other regulatory areas.

We deliver unbeatable value by providing top-quality transactional counsel and leveraging our geographic footprint—with offices and talent in major metropolitan areas and smaller cities. The result is a reduced cost structure most major firms can’t match. And our low partner-to-associate ratio—rare among AmLaw 100 firms—means our teams are built for efficiency, and clients will always know who they’re working with.

Who we work with

  • Major strategics, including leading public and private companies
  • Startups and emerging companies
  • Iconic brands
  • Foreign companies doing business in the U.S.
  • Leading venture and private equity funds
  • Family offices

Rankings and Honors

  • More than half of our M&A and corporate transactions partners are recognized as leading attorneys in the field by Chambers USA, Legal 500, and U.S. News/Best Lawyers, among numerous other publications
  • Named as a leading firm in Corporate/M&A and Private Equity Chambers USA in 2019
  • Ranked Tier 1 nationally for Corporate Law, Securities Regulation, and Tax Law by U.S. News “Best Law Firms” in 2019 and in consecutive years prior
  • Recognized as a leader in middle-market mergers, acquisitions, and buyouts by Legal 500 in 2019.

Representative Experience

Technology and Software

  • Battery Ventures in its investment in Mews Systems BV, a Dutch company that provides a cloud-based property management software that helps hotels and hostels automate their operations.
  • Eze Castle Integration, Inc., a leading provider of managed IT services, complete cloud solutions and cybersecurity to more than 650 financial services clients worldwide in its sale to H.I.G. Capital.
  • ThoughtWorks, Inc., a global software development and digital transformation consulting company, in connection with its sale to an affiliate of Apax Partners.
  • Paychex Inc., a leading provider of integrated human capital management solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses, in numerous corporate transactions, including in its $1.2 billion acquisition of Oasis Outsourcing Acquisition Corp., the nation’s largest privately owned professional employer organization (PEO).
  • Capax Global, LLC, a Chicago-based technology company focused on cloud solutions, in connection with its sale to Hitachi Solutions America, Ltd.
  • Battery Ventures, a global, technology-focused investment firm, in connection with its Series B investment in AuditBoard, Inc., a software company that sells user-friendly SOX Compliance and Audit Management programs.
  • Eastman Kodak Company on its sale of the assets of its Design2Launch Business to BLUE Software, LLC. Design2Launch is a software and services business and a leading provider in brand graphics management technology.

Healthcare and Life Sciences

  • Sciformix Corporation, a scientific services company that specializes in pharmacovigilance and post-approval safety and risk management solutions within the biopharmaceutical field, in its sale to Covance Asia-Pacific Inc., a subsidiary of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings.
  • Merck KGaA, a Darmstadt, Germany-based leading science and technology company, in numerous corporate transactions, including in the U.S. aspects of the sale of its biosimilars business to Fresenius Kabi. The biosimilars business was located in Switzerland, but the transaction implicated various U.S. issues, including obtaining HSR clearance. The sale price, including upfront and milestone payments, was €656 million.
  • Biotage AB, a Swedish public company, in its acquisition of PhyNexus, Inc., a California corporation that specializes in the purification of biomolecules.
  • EMD Millipore Corporation, a Massachusetts-based corporation, its corporate parent, Merck KGaA, and certain of its subsidiaries, in the sale of Merck’s flow cytometry business to NASDAQ-listed Luminex Corporation. The cytometry business was located in the U.S., Europe (primarily France), and India. In connection with the sale, we represented Merck in a two-year effort to restructure its complex contractual relationship with Sysmex Corporation, the co-commercializer of Merck’s cytometry products, including addressing various rights of first refusal and first negotiation held by Sysmex. Sysmex is a large health care company traded on the Tokyo exchange and headquartered in Kobe, Japan.
  • Medicus Healthcare Solutions, LLC, a leading provider of locum tenens staffing to groups, practices, hospitals, and other medical facilities throughout the United States, in connection with the sale of its business to Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Company, a Chicago-based private equity firm focused on investments in the healthcare industry.
  • Santa Barbara–based PiMEMS, Inc., a leading developer of titanium micro technologies and ultra-thin devices, in its acquisition by thermal management and environmental sealing industry leader Boyd Corporation.
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, a nonprofit academic healthcare organization serving the diverse Los Angeles, CA, community and beyond, on its $21M investment in Click Diagnostics, Inc. as part of Click Diagnostics’ approx. $95M Series C financing. Click Diagnostics, Inc. is developer of a mobile-based health platform.
  • Yuma Regional Medical Center, a hospital serving the Yuma, Arizona, area as lead investor, in Leading Biosciences, Inc. Series C financing. Leading Biosciences, Inc. is an early stage drug development company located in Carlsbad, CA.
  • Ares Trading S.A. and its parent company, Merck KGaA, in many corporate transactions, including the assignment of certain exclusive Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell (CAR-T) development rights to Intrexon Corporation for $150 million in Intrexon common stock, and the acquisition of all of the assets related to Progyny’s “Eeva” software line of business.
  • Serimmune Inc. in its $8 million Series B financing led by Illumina Ventures, with participation from Merck. Serimmune, based in Goleta, CA, is a life sciences company that is focused on providing a holistic view of immunity to identify environmental factors in disease and health.

Consumer, including Food and Beverage

  • Boston Beer Company, producer of Samuel Adams beers, America’s second largest-selling craft beer, and Angry Orchard, Twisted Tea, and other brands, in numerous corporate transactions and investments, including its recent acquisition of Dogfish Head Brewery in a cash and stock transaction, valued at approximately $300 million. The transaction combines two award-winning craft beer pioneers with unrivaled brewing expertise and portfolios of leading beer and “beyond beer” brands.
  • Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), one of the largest global producers of beer, wine, and spirits, in numerous corporate transactions, including its $4 billion investment in Canada’s Canopy Growth Corporation; its acquisition of Funky Buddha Brewery LLC; its acquisition of The Prisoner Wine Company’s portfolio of brands from Huneeus Vintners LLC; and its $1 billion acquisition of California-based craft brewery, Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits.
  • Refresco Group N.V., the world’s largest independent bottler of soft drinks and fruit juices, in its acquisition of Cott Corporation’s worldwide bottling business for $1.25 billion. In addition, we previously represented Refresco on its purchase of all of Whitlock Holding Company (“WHC”). WHC is the direct parent of Whitlock Packaging Corporation, a leading bottler and co-packer in the U.S. This transaction was the first acquisition in North America by Refresco.
  • MFF-NW LLC, a Marc Fisher Footwear entity (“MFF”), in connection with a transaction whereby MFF entered into a license to operate the Nine West footwear business and purchased the related inventory from Authentic Brands Group (“ABG”). ABG, a major brand development and licensing company, was the successful bidder in the auction conducted under Section 363 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code to acquire Nine West’s assets. Marc Fisher and Nine West are fashion companies specializing primarily in footwear. 
  • Yasso, Inc. in its transaction with Castanea Partners, Inc. Yasso is a Quincy, MA-based company that created the first ever frozen Greek yogurt bars, which it sells nationwide.

Energy and Infrastructure

  • SAES Getters S.p.A.(SG: BIT), Milan, Italy-based parent company of the SAES industrial group, on the sale of its pure gas business to Massachusetts-based Entegris, Inc. (ENTG: NASDAQ), a provider of products and systems that purify, protect, and transport critical materials used in the semiconductor device fabrication process.
  • BBA Aviation plc, a UK-based multinational aviation services company, and its subsidiaries, in numerous corporate transactions, including its acquisition of EPIC Aviation LLC and the cross-border sale of its global aviation support business known as ASIG, to John Menzies plc.
  • BlueGreen Holding, LLC in connection with the closing of its North American retail energy sales business, through the sale of 100% of the membership interest of XOOM Energy Global Holdings, LLC to NRG Retail LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc.

Manufacturing and Services

  • ARC Technologies LLC, a leading supplier of custom microwave absorbing composite materials for military, aerospace, and industrial applications, in its sale to Hexcel Corporation (NYSE: HXL).
  • Sensata Technologies, Inc., a worldwide manufacturer and supplier of sensors, controls, electrical protection and control, and power management solutions, in the divestment of its valves business, consisting of three subsidiaries (Schrader SAS, August France Holding Company SAS, and Schrader-Bridgeport International, Inc.) with significant facilities, operations, and employees in Virginia and France, to Pacific Industrial Co., Ltd. for approximately $173M enterprise value.

Media

  • TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) in its acquisition of 11 local television stations from Nexstar Media Group, Inc. for $740 million. As a result of the acquisition, TEGNA now owns or operates 62 television stations across 51 markets, reaching more than 38 percent of U.S. television households.
  • TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), American publicly traded broadcast, digital media, and marketing services company, in numerous strategic corporate transactions, including its $535 million acquisition of Dispatch Broadcast Group’s #1 rated stations in Indianapolis, Indiana (NBC affiliate WTHR) and Columbus, Ohio (CBS affiliate MBNS), and its purchase of the assets of two television stations from Raycom Media, Inc. as part of the required divestiture by Gray Television, Inc. (NYSE: GTN) of nine television stations in connection with Gray’s merger with Raycom.

Nonprofit

  • The Boston Conservatory in its merger with and into Berklee College of Music in a transformational transaction to become the world’s most comprehensive and dynamic training ground for music, dance, theater, and related professions.

Tegna Confirms Apollo Outreach

The Deal | August 21, 2019

This article covers Apollo Global Management LLC’s potential acquisition of Tegna Inc. and mentions Nixon Peabody for representing Tegna in recent deals with Nexstar Media Group Inc. and Dispatch Broadcast Group.

Eagle to expand in northeastern Montana with latest bank deal

American Banker | August 12, 2019

This article mentions Nixon Peabody’s role as advisor to Eagle Bancorp Montana in its deal to acquire Western Holding Co., parent company of Western Bank of Wolf Point.

Taxation with Representation

Law360 | August 09, 2019

This story highlights Nixon Peabody’s representation of Gannett, the publisher of USA Today, in its $1.38 billion merger with New Media Investment Group, parent of GateHouse Media LLC.

Deal Watch: More consolidation hits the newspaper business

American Lawyer | August 09, 2019

This story highlights Nixon Peabody’s representation of Gannett, the publisher of USA Today, in its $1.38 billion merger with New Media Investment Group, parent of GateHouse Media LLC.

Gatehouse parent to buy Gannett

The Deal | August 06, 2019

The following stories highlight Nixon Peabody’s representation of Gannett, the publisher of USA Today, in its $1.38 billion merger with New Media Investment Group, parent of GateHouse Media LLC.

4 firms steer $1.4B New Media, Gannett tie-up

Law360 | August 05, 2019

The following stories highlight Nixon Peabody’s representation of Gannett, the publisher of USA Today, in its $1.38 billion merger with New Media Investment Group, parent of GateHouse Media LLC.

B. Riley, Twin Lakes revive Sergio Tacchini

The Deal | July 10, 2019

This story mentions Nixon Peabody as advisor to Twin Lakes Capital LCC and B. Riley Financial Inc. in their acquisition of the fashion label Sergio Tacchini SpA.

Don’t Miss It: Vinson, Nixon Peabody Lead Week’s Hot Deals

Law360 | June 14, 2019

Nixon Peabody is mentioned as counsel to Tegna in its $535 million deal to acquire two television stations and one radio station in the Midwest from Dispatch Broadcast Group.

Dispatch exits broadcasting with Tegna deal

The Deal | June 12, 2019

The following stories mention Nixon Peabody as counsel to Tegna in its $535 million deal to acquire two television stations and one radio station in the Midwest from Dispatch Broadcast Group. NP’s deal team included partners John Partigan, Brian Kopp, Sean Clancy, counsels Todd Shinaman and Al Floro, and department attorney Dana Campbell.

New Nixon Peabody corporate chief bullish on deal work despite market jitters

The American Lawyer | May 20, 2019

Boston Corporate partner and practice group leader Chris Keefe talks to American Lawyer about his new leadership position in the firm, his view of the M&A market for 2019 and beyond, and the flood of new competition in the Boston legal industry.

M&A wrap: Kroger, Lindsay Goldberg, PearlRock, Platinum Equity, American Express

Mergers & Acquisitions | May 15, 2019

This article highlights the appointment of Boston Corporate partner Chris Keefe as leader of the corporate practice group.

Don't Miss It: Simpson, Latham guide week's hot deals

Law360 | May 10, 2019

Boston Corporate partner David Martland and Chicago Corporate partner Brian Krob are mentioned in this roundup of notable deals for advising Merck in its acquisition of Intermolecular.

Boston Beer merging with Dogfish Head in $300M deal

Boston Business Journal | May 09, 2019

In the following coverage, Nixon Peabody served as legal counsel to Boston Beer in a deal to acquire Dogfish Head Brewery, which will give the combined company a leading position in the high end of the U.S. beer market.

Health system consolidation may be holding down healthcare employee wages

Modern Healthcare | April 04, 2019

Providence Health Care partner Chris Browning is quoted in this article analyzing the wages of health care providers amid the increasing number of mergers and acquisitions.

Nexstar sells 19 stations for $1.32B to satisfy regulators

Law360 | March 20, 2019

In the following coverage, Nixon Peabody is mentioned for its role as counsel to Tegna, which agreed to purchase a number of television stations from Nexstar Media Group for $740 million. Washington, DC, Corporate partner John Partigan led the deal team.

Big Law Business

Bloomberg Law | March 20, 2019

In the following coverage, Nixon Peabody is mentioned for its role as counsel to Tegna, which agreed to purchase a number of television stations from Nexstar Media Group for $740 million. Washington, D.C. Corporate partner John Partigan led the deal team.

Deal Diary: Nexstar turns to Kirkland, BofA for station sales

The Deal | March 19, 2019

In the following coverage, Nixon Peabody is mentioned for its role as counsel to Tegna, which agreed to purchase a number of television stations from Nexstar Media Group for $740 million. Washington, D.C. Corporate partner John Partigan led the deal team.

M&A wrap

Mergers & Acquisitions | January 31, 2019

Three members of Nixon Peabody’s 2019 new partner class are highlighted in this roundup of notable executive and business news: Albany Corporate partner Marissa Wiley, Rochester Corporate partner Eric Tanck and Boston Global Finance partner Erik Schneider.

Movers & Shakers

The Deal | December 12, 2018

Nixon Peabody’s strategic addition of San Francisco Corporate partner Lior Zorea is covered in this roundup of executive news in the M&A, private equity and venture capital spaces.

Nixon Peabody snags corporate pro for San Francisco office

Law360 | December 11, 2018

San Francisco Corporate partner Lior Zorea’s arrival at Nixon Peabody is featured in this article, which highlights Lior’s experience in emerging growth companies, venture capital and M&A in the tech industry.

Nixon Peabody beefs up corporate practice with new hire

PE Hub | December 10, 2018

The arrival of San Francisco Corporate partner Lior Zorea is covered in this article by PE Hub, a top publication covering venture capital and private equity fundraising. Lior is quoted in the piece, along with San Francisco Office Managing Partner Tom Gaynor and Corporate practice group leader David Martland of Boston.

Constellation Brands/Canopy Growth Corp.

The American Lawyer | November 30, 2018

Nixon Peabody is mentioned as U.S. counsel for longtime client Constellation Brands in its acquisition of a 38 percent stake in Canopy Growth Corp., a Canadian distributor of cannabis products. The following attorneys were members of the deal team: Rochester Corporate partner Lori Green, Boston Global Finance partner Craig Mills, Washington, D.C. Corporate partner Lloyd Spencer, San Francisco Global Finance counsel Sarah Abel, Buffalo Global Finance associate Dan Fabian, Rochester Corporate associate Isaac Figueras, and Washington, D.C. Corporate associate Pierce Han.

Taxation with Representation: Nixon, Kirkland, Skadden

Law360 | November 29, 2018

Washington DC Corporate partner Sean Clancy and Rochester Corporate associate Brian Mahoney are mentioned for their work on Paychex’s $1.2 billion acquisition of Oasis Outsourcing Acquisitions Corp. The deal is featured in a roundup of notable deals, with a focus on the tax attorneys who help advise on them.

Nixon Peabody steers Paychex $1.2B HR outsourcing biz buy

Law360 | November 25, 2018

In the following coverage, Rochester Corporate partner Tyler Savage and associate Kat Murphy are mentioned as lead deal counsel for longtime client Paychex Inc. in its $1.2 billion purchase of Oasis Outsourcing Acquisition Corp. The NP deal team had invaluable assistance from lawyers and staff across many practices and offices.

Paychex expands HR portfolio with Oasis

The Deal | November 25, 2018

In the following coverage, Rochester Corporate partner Tyler Savage and associate Kat Murphy are mentioned as lead deal counsel for longtime client Paychex Inc. in its $1.2 billion purchase of Oasis Outsourcing Acquisition Corp. The NP deal team had invaluable assistance from lawyers and staff across many practices and offices.

Q and A with attorney Phil Taub

New Hampshire Business Review | November 22, 2018

Manchester Corporate partner Phil Taub is featured in this interview about his view on the market for mergers and acquisitions. The article also mentions Phil’s extensive work on behalf of our nation’s veterans.

How Walmart decided to oust an icon of India's tech industry

Bloomberg | November 14, 2018

Long Island Labor & Employment associate David Tauster is quoted in this story on Walmart’s decision to remove the founder of the successful ecommerce startup Flipkart, which Walmart agreed to acquire this summer.

Why the Delaware ruling on Akorn-Fresenius deal matters

Financial Times | October 20, 2018

Rochester Complex Commercial Disputes partner Carolyn Nussbaum is quoted in this article analyzing an important recent decision by the Delaware Chancery Court regarding Material Adverse Effects in corporate M&A deals. 

Why the Delaware ruling on Akorn-Fresenius deal matters

Financial Times | October 18, 2018

Rochester Complex Commercial Disputes partner Carolyn Nussbaum is quoted in this article analyzing an important recent decision by the Delaware Chancery Court regarding Material Adverse Effects in corporate M&A deals.

Mass. M&A activity falls significantly in the third quarter

Boston Business Journal | October 18, 2018

Boston Corporate partner Chris Keefe is quoted extensively in this article on the slowdown in mergers and acquisitions in Massachusetts and whether dealmaking signals a slowing economy.

$4.8B Akorn ruling more outlier than shift at Chancery

Law360 | October 14, 2018

In the following coverage, Rochester Corporate partner Lori Green, Complex Commercial Disputes partners Rick McGuirk and Carolyn Nussbaum, and New York City Complex Commercial Disputes partner Chris Mason analyze a key ruling by the Delaware Chancery Court that affirmed the existence of a material adverse event allowing German pharmaceutical company Fresenius to back down from a merger with Akorn, Inc.

Delaware Chancery Court issues rare decision finding Material Adverse Effect justifying termination of merger

Law360 | October 14, 2018

In the following coverage, Rochester Corporate partner Lori Green, Complex Commercial Disputes partners Rick McGuirk and Carolyn Nussbaum, and New York City Complex Commercial Disputes partner Chris Mason analyze a key ruling by the Delaware Chancery Court that affirmed the existence of a material adverse event allowing German pharmaceutical company Fresenius to back down from a merger with Akorn, Inc.

Don't miss it: Nixon Peabody pilots Tegna’s $105M TV stations deal

Law360 | August 23, 2018

Washington DC partner and team leader John Partigan is mentioned in this article for leading the deal team in Tegna Inc.’s $105 million acquisition of local television stations in Ohio and Texas. The deal team also included partners Sean Clancy, Brian Kopp, Jean McCreary and Denise Pursley; counsel Todd Shinaman; and associates Pierce Han, Dara Histed, Carolyn Lowry and Dana Stanton.

Deal bolsters Eagle Bancorp Montana’s presence in north Montana

American Banker | August 21, 2018

Nixon Peabody is mentioned in this article for our representation of Eagle Bancorp Montana in their acquisition of northern Montana’s Big Muddy Bancorp.

Constellation stashes more Canopy Growth

The Deal | August 14, 2018

Seven attorneys from the Corporate and Global Finance practices—Lori Green, Sarah Abel, Dan Fabian, Isaac Figueras, Pierce Han, Craig Mills and Lloyd Spencer—are mentioned in this story for advising client Constellation Brands on its cash investment in Canopy Growth Corp.

Smart alliance: How to choose your business partner

The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce | July 31, 2018

New York City Corporate partner Dick Langan wrote this contributed article outlining the factors to consider before partnering with another company on a business venture.

Tips for smooth business sales

Providence Business News | July 19, 2018

Providence Corporate partner Adam Gwaltney wrote this contributed article outlining five areas of focus for a business owner looking to sell in an environment of high valuations.

Montana Highlights

Big Sky Business Journal | April 08, 2018

Nixon Peabody is mentioned in this roundup of major Montana business news for its representation of Eagle Bancorp Montana, Inc., in its acquisition of Ruby Valley Bank in Twin Bridges, Montana. Nixon Peabody’s deal team was led by Public Company Transactions partner Lloyd Spencer and senior counsel Ray Gustini and included Public Company Transactions partner Sean Clancy, Real Estate partner Colette Dafoe, Energy & Environmental Group partner Jean McCreary, and Labor & Employment partners Jeff Gilbreth, Yelena Gray and Tom McCord.

M&A Drives Health Systems' EHR Consolidation

Modern Healthcare | April 02, 2018

Providence health care partner Chris Browning is quoted in this article on the advantages for hospitals that move to a single shared electronic health records platform.

Don't Miss It: Hot Deals & Firms We Followed This Week

Law360 | February 15, 2018

Washington DC public company transactions partner and practice group leader John Partigan led a team from Nixon Peabody that advised client Tegna Inc. on its acquisition of two television stations and two radio stations in the San Diego media market.

Local M&A Activity Heats Up in Early 2018, but Will It Last?

Boston Business Journal | February 11, 2018

Boston M&A and corporate transactions deputy practice group leader Chris Keefe is quoted in this article for his outlook on the pipeline of M&A deals involving Massachusetts businesses, saying it’s “fuller than it’s been in several years.”

M&A Tactics Evolve to Maintain 'Local' Rep of Small Brands

FoodDive | January 18, 2018

Rochester M&A and corporate transactions partner Tyler Savage is quoted in this article outlining how smaller brands can maintain consumer trust after they are acquired by a larger entity.

Material Adverse Change Clauses Provide Insight into Transaction Trends

Transactions Advisors | January 16, 2018

The Nixon Peabody 2017 MAC Study, which examines negotiating trends in mergers and acquisitions, is discussed in this article. Nixon Peabody’s M&A Indemnification Survey was also included in this feature.

Evolving M&A strategies seek to preserve “local” feel of regional brands post-partnership

FoodNavigator-USA | January 09, 2018

Rochester M&A and corporate transactions partner Tyler Savage and associate Isaac Figueras are featured in this article about how national and international brands are creating new strategies to enter regional markets.

What the tax bill means for the middle market

Mergers & Acquisitions | December 21, 2017

In this Q&A, New York City public company transactions partner Dick Langan discusses the new U.S. tax reform and which industries will benefit the most from the changes.

What New Brunswick companies should know about New England’s building sector

Opportunities NB Blog | December 14, 2017

This Q&A features Boston M&A and Corporate Transactions partner Chris Keefe and recaps his presentation about doing business in the U.S. at Greenbuild, a conference focused on sustainable building and design.

How nation’s new tax law might affect charitable organizations

Rochester Business Journal | December 14, 2017

Rochester private equity and investment funds partner Jeremy Wolk, M&A and corporate transactions counsel Anita Pelletier and Washington DC M&A and corporate transactions partner Mike Cooney authored this column about the impact of U.S. tax reform on nonprofits.

Key Findings from 2017 Survey of M&A Indemnification Deal Terms

INSIGHTS | November 30, 2017

Nixon Peabody’s M&A Indemnification Survey is included in this feature.

New York health officials OK first cross-state hospital merger

Buffalo Business First | November 15, 2017

The following coverage mentions Albany health care partner Peter Millock for his representation in a proposed first-ever interstate hospital merger in New York State.

Panel advances first cross-state hospital merger

Politico | November 15, 2017

The following coverage mentions Albany health care partner Peter Millock for his representation in a proposed first-ever interstate hospital merger in New York State.

The good and bad news about the GOP tax plan

The Real Deal | November 02, 2017

Washington DC tax credit finance and syndication partner Rick Goldstein is quoted in this article discussing how the GOP’s proposed tax reform plan will affect affordable housing.

Republicans unveil their tax overhaul plan

WCVB-TV (Hearst Television Affiliate) | November 01, 2017

Washington DC M&A and corporate transactions partner Ken Silverberg is interviewed in this segment about Congressional Republicans’ proposed tax code overhaul.

Episode #799: Corporate! Income! Tax!

Planet Money by NPR | October 10, 2017

Washington DC M&A and corporate transactions partner Ken Silverberg is interviewed in this podcast about the proposed changes to the corporate income tax.

Nixon Peabody's on-site incubator a boost for LGBT entrepreneurs

American Lawyer, National Law Journal, Law.com | September 13, 2017

San Francisco office managing partner Tom Gaynor and IP counseling and transactions partner On Lu are quoted in this feature article about the StartOut Growth Lab, an LGBT startup accelerator based in Nixon Peabody’s San Francisco office.

International due diligence in cross-border franchise transactions

Franchise Law Journal | August 31, 2017

Washington DC M&A and corporate transactions partner Kendal Tyre, public company transactions associate Pierce Han and IP litigation associate Nia Newton authored this article about the due-diligence first steps that franchising systems should take when expanding internationally.

4 M&A partners join Nixon Peabody’s new N.C. office

Law360 | July 16, 2017

The article focuses on the arrival of M&A and corporate transactions partners John Erwin Brian Brown, Angie Cottrell and Isabelle de Smedt, and paralegal Patricia Harris as well as the firm’s Raleigh office.

Nixon Peabody opens in North Carolina with K&L Gates hires

American Lawyer | July 09, 2017

The following coverage is about the arrival of M&A and corporate transactions partners John Erwin, Brian Brown, Angie Cottrell and Isabelle De Smedt to Nixon Peabody’s new Raleigh, North Carolina office.

What’s Market: 2017 Mid-Year Trends in Large Cap and Middle Market Loan Terms

Thomson Reuters Practical Law | June 30, 2017

New York Banking & Finance partner Alexandra Margolis provides commentary on 2017 loan market trends in large cap and middle-market loan terms. Click here to read the full article.

Law firm lends office space support to new LGBTQ startout lab

San Francisco Chronicle | June 24, 2017

San Francisco M&A and corporate transactions partner Tom Gaynor is quoted throughout this feature about the San Francisco office’s StartOut Growth Lab. The article highlights the program, the reasons behind it, and the collaboration between Nixon Peabody and StartOut.

4 key elements supply chain managers should bear in mind when reviewing commercial contracts

Supply Chain Management Review | June 18, 2017

Boston M&A and corporate transactions partner Haydon Keitner authored this column about four things supply chain managers should consider when reviewing commercial contracts.

Crowdfunding your startup guide to EB-5 financing for startups

Medium | May 24, 2017

San Francisco M&A and corporate transactions partner Jinjian Huang and associate Sterling Chan co-authored this column about how startups can leverage the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program as a source of financing.

Law360 names attys who moved up the firm ranks in Q1

Law360 | April 27, 2017

This article mentions recent leadership promotions at the firm including David Brown, Jared Lusk, Jim Vallee, Graham Beck, Kathleen Ceglarski Burns, Emily Crandall Harlan, Daniel Gibbons, Linda Huber, Ilana Kameros, Haydon Keitner, Darren Miller, Neal Pandozzi, Edward Puerta, Stephen Reil, and Elizabeth Young.

What’s up with this M&A materiality scrape?

Bloomberg Law Mergers & Acquisitions Law Report | April 02, 2017

Boston M&A and corporate transactions partner Haydon Keitner authored this column about materiality scrapes in M&A agreements.

SJC decision on EMC lawsuit could have broad implications for Mass. Boards

Boston Globe | March 22, 2017

Boston government investigations and white collar defense associate Eric Walz, commercial litigation partner George Skelly and M&A and corporate transactions senior counsel Bill Kelly provided insight about how legal decisions can have broader business implications for clients in this article about a Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision involving former EMC corporation chief executive Joe Tucci and EMC’s shareholders.

Before acquiring a firm, check its cybersecurity setup

Rochester Business Journal | March 16, 2017

Rochester private equity and investment funds partner Jeremy Wolk and labor and employment associate Jenny Holmes co-authored this column about cybersecurity due diligence.

Recent merger ruling is good for Massachusetts directors

Law360 | March 16, 2017

Boston commercial litigation partner George Skelly, M&A and corporate transactions senior counsel William Kelly and government investigations and white collar defense associate Eric Walz contributed this article about the Massachusetts SJC’s guidance regarding fiduciary duties of directors of publicly traded Massachusetts corporations.

3 Firms Steer $1B Real Estate Portfolio Deals Through Feb.

Law360 | March 08, 2017

Boston M&A and corporate transactions partners Linda Ji and Jack Fainberg were noted as representing Chinese companies Cindat Capital Management Ltd. and Union Life Insurance Co. in a joint venture to invest $930 million in a real estate portfolio held by U.S. health care company Welltower Inc. The full deal team included partners Allen Lynch, Colette Dafoe, and Sean Clancy, and associates Dustin Hawks, Julia Walcott, and Alexander Rosso.

Kang’s take: How does private equity connect with millennials?

The Wall Street Journal | March 06, 2017

A Nixon Peabody Hot Topics event is mentioned in this article about how private equity firms can unlock the untapped potential of the consumer and retail sector by connecting with millenials and capitalizing on their preferences.

3rd Circ. Rules Car Shippers Immune From Antitrust Suit

Law360 | January 18, 2017

Los Angeles M&A and corporate transactions partner Bob Yoshitomi and Washington DC M&A and corporate transactions counsel Eric Jeffrey are noted as representing the defendants in this article about a decision by the 3rd Circuit to dismiss litigation against international shipping companies in a price fixing case.

People on the Move

Boston Business Journal | January 18, 2017

The arrival of new Providence M&A and corporate transactions partner Adam Gwaltney is featured in this roundup of business movers and shakers.

People Movers

Mergers & Acquisitions | January 18, 2017

The arrival of Providence M&A and corporate transactions partner Adam Gwaltney is featured in this roundup of people on the move.

2017 M&A Outlook Clouded By Shifting Political Environment

Law360 | January 01, 2017

Nixon Peabody’s 15th Annual MAC Survey is mentioned in this article focused on the M&A outlook in 2017.

MA survey reflects optimism

The Daily Record (NY) | December 21, 2016

This article highlights Nixon Peabody’s annual MAC survey, citing the survey’s findings throughout. New York City public company transactions partner Dick Langan is quoted discussing the 2016 deal landscape and the history of this survey.

Shippers slam feds' brief in 3rd Circ. antitrust row

Law360 | December 08, 2016

Los Angeles M&A and corporate transactions partner Bob Yoshitomi and Washington DC M&A and corporate transactions counsel Eric Jeffrey are noted as representing the defendants in this article about arguments arising after a U.S. District judge’s decision in an a matter involving international maritime shippers.

Shipping Act Allows State Antitrust Claims, Fed. Agency Says

Law360 | December 01, 2016

Los Angeles M&A and corporate transactions partner Bob Yoshitomi and Washington DC M&A and corporate transactions counsel Eric Jeffrey are noted as representing the defendants in this article about multidistrict litigation involving several international shipping companies.

Attorneys published in International Franchising 2016

Nassau Guardian | November 29, 2016

Washington DC M&A and Corporate Transactions partner Kendal Tyre is mentioned in this article announcing the publication of “International Financing 2016:  Legal and Business Considerations.” Kendal developed the reference guide with more than 70 attorneys from around the world.

3rd Circ. could clarify preemption in shipping antitrust suit

Law360 | November 16, 2016

Los Angeles M&A and Corporate Transactions partner Bob Yoshitomi and Washington DC M&A and Corporate Transactions counsel Eric Jeffrey are noted as representing the defendants in a matter being considered today by the Third Circuit as to whether international ocean shipping companies are liable in a lawsuit brought by purchasers who accuse these companies of price fixing for vehicle transport.

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