Five Firms Advising as EADS, BAE Systems Talk Tie-Up

, The Am Law Daily


Clifford Chance and French firm Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier are representing EADS, while Freshfields is serving as outside counsel to BAE Systems as the aerospace and defense giants discuss a possible merger. Wachtell and Dutch firm Nauta Dutilh have also landed roles in the negotiations, which, if successful, would create a company with a combined market value of roughly $48 billion.

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