Skadden Fuels Up on $9.8 Billion Deal for Company It Helped Brew

, The Am Law Daily


German conglomerate Joh. A. Benckiser has once again turned to Skadden for counsel on its latest large M&A deal—a $9.8 billion purchase of Sara Lee spinoff D.E. Master Blenders 1753 to bolster its growing coffee empire. Allen & Overy and three other European firms are also advising on the proposed transaction.

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