Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP represented Element Financial Corp., the Toronto-based equipment finance company, on its agreement to buy PHH Corp.’s North American fleet-management business for $1.4 billion.
Every dawn in the early spring of 2011, Matthew Kluger peered out his window, wondering when federal agents would knock at his door. Kluger, a mergers-and- acquisitions lawyer, says he worried that authorities were closing in on him as the source of illegal tips in a three-man insider-trading ring that had eluded detection for 17 years.
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP is advising Hillshire Brands Co., the maker of Jimmy Dean meats, on its deal to buy Pinnacle Foods Inc. for about $4.3 billion, gaining products such as Birds Eye frozen foods, Duncan Hines baking mixes and Vlasic pickles. Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is representing Pinnacle.