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Antitrust Resources

Drawing on our vast deal and case experience, Shearman & Sterling has developed this Resources page, which provides a wide array of substantive and practical information on our antitrust and competition practice. Please review some of the informative materials we regularly publish as a value-added service to our clients, as well as information on upcoming events and details of recent activities and newsworthy items.

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AAM’s Acquisition of the German Business MITEC

Shearman & Sterling advised American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM) on the acquisition of the German business of MITEC Automotive AG (MITEC). The transaction is subject to the approval of the authorities and closing is expected at the beginning of December 2019.

EnCap Flatrock Midstream’s $400 Million Equity Commitment and Acquisition

Shearman & Sterling represented EnCap Flatrock Midstream Fund IV, L.P. (EFM) in connection with a $400 million equity commitment to Ironwood Midstream Energy Partners II, LLC (Ironwood II). We also represented EFM in connection with Ironwood II’s execution of a purchase and sale agreement with Twin Eagle Pipeline Company, LLC for the acquisition of 100 percent of the membership interests of Twin Eagle Gardendale Pipeline, LLC, an entity that owns a crude oil gathering, transportation and storage system in Dimmit, Frio, La Salle and Zavala Counties, Texas.

CPPIB’s $6.1 Billion Acquisition of Pattern Energy

Shearman & Sterling is advising Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) in connection with the acquisition of Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX: PEGI) in an all-cash transaction for $26.75 per share, implying an enterprise value of approximately $6.1 billion, including net debt. Concurrently with the entry into the agreement to acquire Pattern Energy, CPPIB signed an agreement with private equity firm Riverstone Holdings LLC to combine Pattern Energy with Pattern Energy Group Holdings 2 LP (an affiliate of Pattern Energy controlled by Riverstone), in order to create an integrated renewable energy company.

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8th Annual International Arbitration, Regulatory & Competition Law Global Summit

Partner Elvira Aliende Rodriguez (Brussels-Antitrust) will speak at the 8th Annual International Arbitration, Regulatory & Competition Law Global Summit organized by Kluwer and Legal Plus in Seoul on October 25, 2019. She will speak on “Global Cartels — New Issues to Consider for 2020,” discussing the current and upcoming trends in cartel enforcement.

2nd Annual Women General Counsel Forum

Shearman & Sterling is proud to host our 2nd Annual Women General Counsel Forum on October 3, 2019 in our New York office. This year’s theme is Conquering 2020. We will discuss what female general counsel need to know to lead their companies into the next decade. 

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European Antitrust Team Authors Chapters for ICLG: Cartels & Leniency 2020

Partners Matthew Readings (London-Antitrust), Elvira Aliende Rodriguez and Geert Goeteyn (both Brussels-Antitrust); counsel Mathias Stöcker (Frankfurt-Antitrust); and associates Agostino Bignardi (Brussels-Antitrust) and Simon Thexton (London-Antitrust) authored various chapters of the International Comparative Legal Guide to: Cartels & Leniency 2020. As well as authoring various chapters, Matthew, Elvira and Geert were also contributing editors for the 2020 edition.

Delbaum, Higbee and Ruegilin Author Chapter For Global Competition Review

Partners Jessica Delbaum (New York-Antitrust), David Higbee (Washington, D.C.-Antitrust) and associate Stacy Ruegilin (Washington, D.C.-Antitrust) have authored the chapter “IP & Antitrust Know-How 2019” published by Global Competition Review on October 21, 2019.