Four Am Law Firms Advise on Shuanghui's U.S. Pork Deal

, The Am Law Daily


In what is potentially the largest-ever Chinese takeover of an American company, Shuanghui International Holdings Limited said Wednesday that it will buy U.S. meat processor Smithfield Foods in a deal worth $7.1 billion, including assumed debt. Paul Hastings and Troutman Sanders are handling the deal for Shuanghui, while Simpson Thacher and McGuireWoods are advising Smithfield.

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