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The Effect of Cybersecurity on Enterprise Value [Updated August 2020]

Quantive

Think “Cyber” was a risk to value previously? August 2020 Update With the advent of a “small global pandemic” – and the near universal move to “Work From Home” environments- the impact of Cyber Security threats has dramatically increased.

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Syntagma Capital Enters Into Exclusive Negotiations to Carve out a Significant Part of Imerys’ Business Serving the Paper Markets for an Enterprise Value of €390m

Business Wire M&A

BRUSSELS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SYNTAGMA CAPITAL enters into exclusive negotiations to carve-out a significant part of Imerys’ business serving the paper markets for €390m

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Perspectives Paper: Human Capital

IVSC

In Part 1 of our series , we examined the Case for Realigning Reporting Standards with Modern Value Creation. Within this discussion, and those to follow, our goal is to encourage debate and help ensure that the what is value-relevant and the how is operable across time, geography, and scale.

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Simpson, Dentons Lead Blackstone's $12.8B Housing Splash

Law 360 M&A

Blackstone will buy Texas-based student housing property owner American Campus Communities for an enterprise value of about $12.8 billion, the companies said Tuesday, in a transaction built by respective legal advisers Simpson Thacher and Dentons

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5 Firms Build $950M Greenfire Resources SPAC Merger

Law 360 M&A

announced on Thursday that it would merge with Greenfire, a Calgary-based energy company, in a deal featuring an enterprise value of $950 million and advised by five law firms Special-purpose acquisition company M3-Brigade Acquisition III Corp.

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CFIUS Probing Ericsson's $6.2B Vonage Buy

Law 360 M&A

Swedish telecommunications giant Ericsson disclosed Tuesday that national security officials are reviewing its plans to buy New Jersey-based internet phone company Vonage for an enterprise value of about $6.2 billion

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Xylem To Acquire Evoqua in $7.5 Billion All-Stock Transaction

Business Wire M&A

NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company (“Xylem”), and Evoqua (NYSE: AQUA), a leader in mission-critical water treatment solutions and services, today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Xylem will acquire Evoqua in an all-stock transaction that reflects an implied enterprise value of approximately $7.5 WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #LetsSolveWater--Xylem Inc.

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Maxar Technologies To Be Acquired by Advent International for $6.4 Billion

Business Wire M&A

WESTMINSTER, Colo.

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4 Firms Steer OpenText's $6B Buy Of UK Software Firm

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will acquire British software firm Micro Focus International PLC in an all-cash deal that has an enterprise value of $6 billion and deepens OpenText's global presence, the companies announced Thursday afternoon Information management company OpenText Corp.

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Turkey's MNG Airlines To Go Public Through SPAC Merger

Benzinga

" The transaction is expected to have a pro-forma enterprise value of $676. MNG Airlines , a logistics and transport company, is going public through a merger with a blank-check company Golden Falcon Acquisition Corp (NYSE: GFX ).

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Investors Are Pulling The Plug On Emerson Electric Shares Today: What's Going On?

Benzinga

The offer implies an enterprise value of $7.6 Emerson Electric Co (NYSE: EMR ) shares are trading lower Tuesday after the company announced a proposal to acquire National Instruments Corp (NASDAQ: NATI ).

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DB Schenker Taking USA Truck Private With $435M Deal

Law 360 M&A

Logistics service provider DB Schenker, led by Latham & Watkins LLP, and USA Truck, advised by Scudder Law Firm, are combining forces to expand services in a deal announced Friday featuring an enterprise value of approximately $435 million

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GetSwift Announces Letter of Intent with Stage Equity Partners for Sale of GetSwift Assets

Business Wire M&A

Transaction Consideration Stage proposes to acquire all of the assets associated with the Business at an enterprise value of $10 million (the “Purchase Price”) on a debt free and exces

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Pearson Acquires Workforce Assessment Provider PDRI For $190M

Benzinga

The consideration for PDRI represents an enterprise value of $190 million. Pearson, Plc (NYSE: PSO ) has signed an agreement with SHL Group to acquire Personnel Decisions Research Institutes LLC (PDRI).

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Covington-led Cameco, Brookfield Eye $8B Westinghouse Buy

Law 360 M&A

in a deal that carries a total enterprise value of nearly $7.9 Covington & Burling LLP-led Cameco Corp. is forming a strategic partnership with Brookfield Renewable Partners to acquire Westinghouse Electric Co. billion, the companies announced Tuesday.

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Naver to Acquire Poshmark

Business Wire M&A

in cash, representing an enterprise value of approximately $1.2 SEONGNAM-SI, South Korea & REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS BUSINESS WIRE)--Naver Corp. KRX: 035420) (“Naver”), Korea’s largest internet company, and Poshmark, Inc.

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PrimeBlock To Go Public In $1.25B SPAC Deal Built By 3 Firms

Law 360 M&A

Digital asset mining company PrimeBlock, represented by White & Case and Reed Smith, will go public at an enterprise value of $1.25 billion by merging with a Latham-advised special purpose acquisition vehicle, the companies said Friday

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Myovant Sees Stock Soar After Rejecting $2.5B Takeover Bid

Law 360 M&A

billion enterprise value offer from Japanese company and majority shareholder Sumitovant Biopharma Ltd Stock in Swiss-based Myovant Sciences Ltd. jumped nearly 37% Monday after the biopharmaceutical company announced it had rejected as too low a $2.5

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Emerson Takes Public $7.6B Bid For National Instruments

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on Tuesday took public its all-cash bid to acquire Texas-based National Instruments at an implied enterprise value of $7.6 Emerson Electric Co. billion, claiming that the announcement follows eight months of refusal and delayed engagement by the company behind closed doors

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2 Firms Lead Stratospheric Exploration Co.'s Go-Public SPAC

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World View, a stratospheric exploration and space tourism company, and Leo Holdings, a publicly traded special-purpose acquisition company, said Thursday they had reached an agreement for World View to go public via a combination with an estimated enterprise value of $350 million, led by Cooley LLP and Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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NRG Energy, Inc. to Acquire Vivint Smart Home, Inc.

Business Wire M&A

run-rate Enterprise Value to Adjusted EBITDA. HOUSTON & PROVO, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NRG Energy, Inc. NYSE: NRG) and Vivint Smart Home, Inc. NYSE: VVNT) today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which NRG will acquire Vivint for $12 per share or $2.8 billion in an all-cash transaction with an implied multiple of 6.3x The agreement has been unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies.

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QinetiQ US to Acquire Avantus Federal

Business Wire M&A

LORTON, Va. MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS

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Semtech To Snap Up Sierra Wireless At 25% Premium

Benzinga

The transaction represented a total enterprise value of $1.2 Semtech Corp (NASDAQ: SMTC ) agreed to acquire Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR ) for $31 per share in an all-cash transaction, implying a 25% premium on SWIR July 29 closing price.

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AppLovin Makes $20B Offer For Video Game Developer Unity

Law 360 M&A

in an all-stock proposal with a $20 billion enterprise value Mobile gaming firm AppLovin Corp., steered by Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC, said Tuesday it has made an unsolicited bid to purchase video game development company Unity Software Inc.,

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3 Firms Shape Pfizer's $5.4B Deal For Sickle Cell-Drug Maker

Law 360 M&A

billion enterprise value deal shaped by legal advisers Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP, Goodwin Procter LLP and Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz, the companies said Monday Pfizer Inc. will acquire sickle cell-drug company Global Blood Therapeutics in a $5.4

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WestRock to Acquire Remaining Interest in Grupo Gondi

Business Wire M&A

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the remaining interest in Grupo Gondi for $970 million, plus the assumption of debt, representing an estimated implied enterprise value of $1.763 billion.

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3 Firms Lead QinetiQ's $590M Purchase Of Gov't Contractor

Law 360 M&A

Guided by Baker McKenzie, QinetiQ US said Friday it's buying fellow government contractor Avantus Federal, led by Blank Rome LLP and Kirkland & Ellis LLP, from NewSpring Holdings at an enterprise value of $590 million

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Wachtell, Latham & Watkins Steer $3.7B Biopharma Deal

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for an enterprise value of $3.7 Biotechnology company Amgen Inc., led by Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz, will purchase Latham & Watkins LLP-steered biopharmaceutical company ChemoCentryx Inc., billion, the companies announced Thursday

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3 Firms Help Steer Atlas Air's $5.2B Go-Private Deal

Law 360 M&A

billion enterprise value deal advised by Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP, Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP and Jones Day Atlas Air Worldwide announced Thursday it intends to be sold to a consortium of investors in a $5.2

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Cummins closes on acquisition of Siemens’ Commercial Vehicles business

Business Wire M&A

announced it had entered into an agreement to acquire the business for approximately €190 million enterprise value; Cummins subsequentCOLUMBUS, Ind. NUREMBERG, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global power and technology leader, Cummins Inc. NYSE: CMI) today announced that it, through its subsidiary Meritor, has completed its acquisition of Siemens’ Commercial Vehicles business, a leading global supplier of high-performance electric drive systems for commercial vehicles.

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MamaMancini's Buys Stake In Chef Inspirational Foods

Benzinga

The transaction implies an enterprise value for CIF of $5 million. MamaMancini's Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: MMMB ) has agreed to acquire a 24% minority interest in Chef Inspirational Foods, Inc. CIF) for an investment of $1.2 million.

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5 Firms Steer $2.7B Deal For Paper Company Resolute Forest

Law 360 M&A

billion enterprise value deal that calls for Canadian-based Paper Excellence Group to acquire Resolute Forest Products Inc. Five firms are leading an estimated $2.7 for $20.50 a share, according to a Wednesday statement

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Davis Polk, Cravath Lead PE Buy Of $1.1B Health Tech Co.

Law 360 M&A

billion enterprise value, the companies said Tuesday Private equity firm TPG, advised by Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, will take private Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP-led health care technology and services company Convey Health Solutions at a $1.1

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Kirkland, Pillsbury Drive Movella's $537M SPAC Deal

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which is being led by Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, in a deal that will result in a public company with an enterprise value of $537 million, the companies announced Tuesday Blank-check company Pathfinder Acquisition Corp.,

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VICI Properties Inc. Completes $17.2 Billion Strategic Acquisition of MGM Growth Properties LLC

Business Wire M&A

Upon completion of the merger, VICI will have an estimated enterprise value of approximately $44.0 NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VICI Properties Inc.

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Intercontinental Exchange To Buy Black Knight In $16B Deal

Law 360 M&A

in a cash and stock deal with a $16 billion enterprise value, with guidance from three law firms Intercontinental Exchange Inc. said Wednesday it plans to buy housing finance-focused data and analytics provider Black Knight Inc.

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Cannabis Marketing Co. Cuts Go-Public Deal Value To $275M

Law 360 M&A

Cannabis marketing firm Springbig said Monday it's amending the terms of its previously announced go-public deal with blank-check company Tuatara, reducing the size of the combined company to an enterprise value of $275 million

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Data Co. Nielsen Inks $16B Go-Private Deal Led By 7 Firms

Law 360 M&A

Data analytics giant Nielsen will be taken private by a group led by an affiliate of Elliott Investment Management and Brookfield Business Partners in a deal carrying an enterprise value of $16 billion that was put together by seven law firms, the companies said Tuesday

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CDK Global to Be Acquired by Brookfield for $54.87 Per Share in Cash

Business Wire M&A

Nasdaq: CDK), a leading automotive retail technology company, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Brookfield Business Partners, together with institutional partners (collectively “Brookfield”), for a total enterprise value of $8.3 HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.--(BUSINESS

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Why CDK Global Shares Are Soaring Today

Benzinga

Brookfield Business Partners, together with institutional partners, agreed to acquire CDK Global Inc (NASDAQ: CDK ) for a total enterprise value of $8.3

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Johnson & Johnson Expands Cardiovascular Portfolio, Bets $16B In Abiomed's Heart Failure Devices

Benzinga

per share in cash, corresponding to an enterprise value of approximately $16.6 Abiomed shareholders will also receive a non-tradeable contingent value right (CVR), entitling the holder to receive up to $35.00

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Wachtell-Led Littelfuse Buys $540M PE-Backed Switch Maker

Law 360 M&A

Illinois-based chipmaker Littelfuse, advised by Wachtell and Macfarlanes, has agreed to buy Massachusetts-headquartered electromechanical switches maker C&K from an affiliate of private equity firm Sun Capital Partners at an enterprise value of $540 million, the companies said Friday

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BREAKING: Paul Weiss, Davis Polk Drive CDK's $8.3B Go-Private Deal

Law 360 M&A

Automotive retail technology company CDK Global will be taken private by Brookfield Business Partners at an enterprise value of $8.3 billion, the companies said Thursday, in an agreement advised, respectively, by Paul Weiss and Davis Polk