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Hostile Takeovers and Takeover Defense

Whether you are defending against a hostile takeover or launching an unsolicited proposal, our integrated, multidisciplinary team will provide you with the full range of strategies to steer you through these complex matters.

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McCormick on its unsolicited bid for Premier Foods.

Christian Salvesen on its defense against Norbert D'Entressangle’s bid.

Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit allograft tissue bank, on its unsolicited takeover proposal for Osteotech, Inc.

Cytyc Corporation on its unsolicited takeover proposal for Vision Systems Limited, an Australian public company.

Elementis plc on its defense against activist investor action by Hanover Investors. 

Harmony Gold Mining on its US$8.9bn hostile bid for Gold Fields. 

M.P. Evans on its successful defense of an unsolicited hostile cash offer of £415m by Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad.

Norilsk Nickel Group on its US$6.3bn acquisition (initially hostile) of LionOre Mining. 

OMX on its unsolicited takeover proposal for the London Stock Exchange. 

Shaftesbury on its defense against the unsolicited partial tender offer by Sam Tak Lee. 

Sodexho Marriott Services on its response to the US$1.1bn unsolicited takeover proposal by Sodexho Alliance. 

The Board of Northumbrian Water on the bid defense of the £4bn offer from Cheung Kong Infrastructure. 

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Getting The Deal Through M&A Litigation 2018 - Hong Kong Law Business Research

A joint Hogan Lovells & GTDT publication on M&A Litigation in Hong Kong.

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Getting The Deal Through M&A Litigation 2018 - Spain Law Business Research

A joint Hogan Lovells & GTDT publication on M&A Litigation in Spain.

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Getting The Deal Through M&A Litigation 2018 – United Kingdom Law Business Research

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Getting The Deal Through M&A Litigation 2018 Law Business Research

A joint Hogan Lovells & GTDT publication on M&A Litigation.

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Getting The Deal Through M&A Litigation 2018 – United States Law Business Research

A joint Hogan Lovells & GTDT publication on M&A Litigation in the U.S.

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Getting The Deal Through M&A Litigation 2018 – Netherlands Law Business Research

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