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Recent News

January 27, 2022

Robert LaRussa Featured in Panel on the Intersection of International Trade, Technology and National Security

Robert LaRussa of the Shearman CFIUS practice spoke at a January 26 webinar focused on the intersection of international trade, technology and national security. 

January 26, 2022

Flex Capital’s Acquisition Financing for Apex and MCProHosting

Shearman & Sterling advised Flex Capital and its portfolio companies Marbis (Nitrado) on the financing for the add-on acquisitions of APEX Hosting and MCProHosting. With the acquisitions Marbis (Nitrado) is becoming the global leader for game server hosting.

January 26, 2022

Gemini Galactic Markets Approved for FINRA Membership

Shearman & Sterling represented Gemini Galactic Markets, LLC (Galactic) in connection with its registration as a broker-dealer and an alternative trading system (ATS) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) membership. Galactic received FINRA membership and is authorized to operate an ATS that will enable its subscribers to trade in digital asset securities. Galactic is one of the first broker-dealers in this space to receive FINRA membership.

January 25, 2022

]init[’s Shareholder Financing for the Participation of Gilde Buy Out Partners

Shearman & Sterling advised the shareholders of ]init[ AG für digitale Kommunikation, a Berlin-based digital company, on the financing of the participation of Gilde Buy Out Partners as further shareholder in addition to EMERAM Capital Partners, Dirk Stocksmeier, founder and chairman of the supervisory board, and the management. Funds advised by Gilde Buy Out Partners have agreed to purchase a minority stake. The goal of the newly formed group of shareholders is to further expedite ]init[‘s growth, to expand its international focus and to realize acquisitions.

January 24, 2022

Chesapeake Energy to Sell Powder River Basin Oil and Gas Assets in Wyoming

Shearman & Sterling advised Chesapeake Energy Corporation in connection with its purchase and sale agreement, through its subsidiaries, to sell its oil and gas assets in the Powder River Basin in Wyoming to Continental Resources.

January 24, 2022

Chesapeake Energy Acquires Marcellus Shale Assets through its Acquisition of Chief E&D Holdings and Affiliates of Tug Hill

Shearman & Sterling advised Chesapeake Energy Corporation in its definitive agreements, along with its subsidiary Chesapeake Appalachia, L.L.C., to acquire 100 percent of the interests of Chief E&D Holdings LP and associated non-operated interests held by affiliates of Tug Hill, Inc.

Upcoming Events

January 27, 2022

Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship 19th Annual Energy Technology Venture Forum

Shearman & Sterling is a proud underwriter of the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship’s 19th Annual Energy Technology Venture Forum, the premier energy tech venture capital conference being held in Houston, Texas on January 27, 2022.

February 24, 2022

Texas Life Science Forum

Shearman & Sterling is a proud underwriter of the Texas Life Science Forum, the premier life science event in Texas that brings together members from industry, emerging life science companies, academic, and investors. The 2022 conference will be held on February 24, 2022 on campus at Rice University and is co-hosted by BioHouston and the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship.

March 28, 2022

PLI’s Securities Litigation 2022: From Investigation to Trial

Adam Hakki (New York-Litigation), the Firm’s Global Managing Partner and Head of the Firm’s Litigation Practice and Disputes Unit, and partner Lyle Roberts (Washington D.C.-Litigation) will participate in Practising Law Institute’s Securities Litigation 2022: From Investigation to Trial program on Monday, March 28, 2022.