At least a dozen firms are advising on telecommunications giant AT&T's proposed $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV. Also, Darden Restaurants has agreed to sell Red Lobster to private equity firm Golden Gate Capital for $2.1 billion in cash.
Companies, agencies mentioned:
Barington | Darden | Olshan Frome Wolosky | Olive Garden | American Realty Capital Properties | T-Mobile USA | Lazard LLC | Golden Gate Capital | Kramer, Levin, Naftalis & Frankel | Barington Capital Group | Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz | Shearman & Sterling M&A | Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton M&A | Keith Landenberger and Warren Jackson | Weil Gotshal & Manges | Gibson Dunn & Crutcher | Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel | Moring, Arnold & Porter | Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton M&A | Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas, S.A. | Kellogg Company | The DIRECTV Group, Inc. | AT&T Inc. | Comcast Corporation | Kirkland's Inc. | Bank of America Corporation | California Pizza Kitchen Inc. | The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. | Red Lobster | Justice Department | Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. | Time Warner Inc.
Law firms mentioned:
Arnold & Porter | Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton | Crowell & Moring | Debevoise & Plimpton | Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher | Jones Day | Kirkland & Ellis | Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel | Kutak Rock | Latham & Watkins | Shearman & Sterling | Sidley Austin | Simpson Thacher & Bartlett | Sullivan & Cromwell | Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz | Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Securities and Federal Corporate Law , Mergers and Acquisitions