$9.85 Billion Foreign Acquisition of a US Video Game Company
Represented Activision Publishing, Inc. in its $9.85B stock and cash purchase by Vivendi, SA (EPA: VIV), including performing diligence, advising on material contracts and preparing closing documents, while an associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Vivendi and Activision to Create Activision Blizzard
Practice area(s): Contracts / Agreements, International Law, Mergers / Acquisitions
Ryan M. Newburn
Ryan Newburn is a business and legal expert trusted by Executive Teams and Boards of Directors to apply sound business principals to solve legal and financial problems. Ryan's practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, financings, corporate formations and corporate governance in a broad range of industries including energy, distribution services, healthcare, medical devices, and technology. Leveraging his formal business training and years of practical experience, including as an executive at public and private companies, Ryan has advised hundreds of companies in dozens of industries of unique legal and financial issues.