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Knauf’s $7 Billion Acquisition of USG

Jun 18, 2018

Shearman & Sterling acted as the M&A counsel to Gebr. Knauf KG in connection with its $7 billion acquisition of USG Corporation. The combined company will have global manufacturing and sales operations for gypsum wall board, ceiling products and fiberglass insulation with approximately 36,000 employees around the world.

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UK Parliament European Scrutiny Committee Meeting

Jun 18, 2018

Partner Barnabas Reynolds (London-Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory) is mentioned several times in a U.K. Parliament European Scrutiny Committee meeting.

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Shearman & Sterling Awarded Fourth Gold Standard Certification for Integrating Women Into Leadership Roles

Jun 15, 2018

Shearman & Sterling was awarded its fourth Gold Standard Certification by The Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF). The WILEF Gold Standard Certification is granted to major law firms that meet objective criteria concerning the number of women among equity partners, in firm leadership positions and in the ranks of their most highly compensated partners.

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Mei Lian Wins Best in Insolvency & Restructuring at Euromoney Europe Women in Business Law Awards

Jun 15, 2018

Partner Mei Lian (London-Finance) was recognized as the best lawyer in Insolvency & Restructuring at the Euromoney Europe Women in Business Law Awards 2018.

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Shearman & Sterling Recognized at the FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards 2018

Jun 15, 2018

Shearman & Sterling was recognized by the Financial Times (FT) at the FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards 2018, held in Hong Kong on June 7. 

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Sale of SUSPA GmbH

Jun 13, 2018

Shearman & Sterling advised the shareholders of SUSPA GmbH on the sale of the company to Mr. Pascal Vanhalst. The transaction is expected to close at the end of June 2018.

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Exact Sciences Corporation’s $218.5 Million Offering of Convertible Notes

Jun 12, 2018

Shearman & Sterling advised Bank of America Merrill Lynch and the other underwriters in Exact Sciences Corporation’s additional issuance of $218.5 million, 1.0% convertible senior notes due 2025 (including $28.5 million of notes purchased by the underwriters pursuant to their fully exercised over-allotment option) with an initial conversion price of approximately $75.43 per share of common stock.

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UK Parliament European Scrutiny Committee Meeting

Jun 11, 2018

Partner Barnabas Reynolds (London-Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory) gave evidence at a U.K. Parliament European Scrutiny Committee meeting focused on the impact of the U.K.'s withdrawal from the European Union.

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Lilienfeld and Brill Win Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards

Jun 08, 2018

Partners Doreen Lilienfeld (New York-Compensation, Governance & ERISA) and Lisa Brill (New York-Real Estate) have been recognized as the best lawyers in their practice areas at the seventh annual Euromoney Legal Media Group Americas Women in Business Law Award event last night. Both were recognized for their impressive work over the past year.

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Shearman & Sterling Wins Three Dealer’s Choice CEE Legal Awards

Jun 08, 2018

Shearman & Sterling received three awards at the Dealer’s Choice CEE Legal Awards on June 6 in Prague.