Freshfields Represents AstraZeneca in $39B Acquisition of Alexion – Largest Acquisition of US Company and Largest Acquisition Financing in 2020Freshfields is representing AstraZeneca in the $39 billion acquisition of Alexion Pharmaceuticals announced December 12.
Freshfields mounted a global team to handle corporate/M&A, finance, compensation and benefits, tax, antitrust, foreign investment, IP, data privacy, securities law, and capital markets aspects of this historic merger.
Details about the transaction, which marks 2020’s largest acquisition of a US target and largest acquisition financing, and the merger parties can be found here.
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