In light of the rapidly changing coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, Troutman Sanders and Pepper Hamilton have postponed the effective date of their previously announced merger until July 1, 2020. The new firm – Troutman Pepper – will feature 1,100+ attorneys across 23 U.S. offices. Read more.
Pepper partner James D. Rosener discussed deal trends in 2018, including recent disruptive deals, macro lessons from recent bankruptcies and restructurings, specialty finance companies, thoughts on current deal prices, and trends in dry powder.
Pepper partner Matthew M. Greenberg discussed lessons corporate dealmakers can take away from disruptive deals in 2018 and looking forward to potential deals in 2019, how use of representations and warranties insurance is expanding, what strategics are going to do in 2019, and how corporate dealmakers can ensure their projections for a newly acquired company are realistic. Mr. Greenberg spoke on the panel "Innovation, Disruption and Integration in Corporate Dealmaking" at The Deal Economy Conference.