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American Lawyer Media Releases Law Firm Merger and Lateral Modeling Tool: Let the Scenario Planning Begin

American Lawyer Media (or more precisely, Steven Brill the founder of the American Lawyer) pioneered the collection of law firm data in the mid-1980’s with the publication of the first Amlaw 100 list.  For better or for worse, the  ALM … Continue reading

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What Would that Law Firm Merger Look Like? New Tool Allows ‘What-If’ Modeling

Speculation about potential law firm mergers and acquisitions makes for good sport, not to mention serious business. Today, ALM Intelligence released a tool that gives speculators some hard-and-fast data and the ability to model what a potential merger would look … Continue reading

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SA poised to follow suit in utilisation of non-competition merger control to protect State security in foreign mergers

A controversial introduction in the latest draft of the Competition Amendment Bill of 2018 is the inclusion of a section that requires the State President to constitute a standing committee of cabinet ministers and public officials to consider whether a … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Merger Objection Lawsuits Getting Tougher for Plaintiffs’ Attorneys

As I have previously noted on this blog, merger objection litigation imposes significant costs on the defendant companies and their insurers. In the following guest post, Patrick Gallagher of the integrated communications and investor relations firm Dix & Eaton takes … Continue reading

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Deal price, less synergies, best evidence of share value in fair merger process

By Amy Leisinger, J.D. In an appraisal action resulting from a 2016 acquisition, the Delaware Chancery Court found that that the fair value of the petitioners’ shares is the deal price with a deduction for merger synergies—$53.95 per share. According … Continue reading

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