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O’Melveny’s Corporate and Transactional team helps clients achieve their strategic goals in the 21st-century marketplace. We work with leading clients in a wide range of industries to complete challenging mergers, acquisitions, and cross-border undertakings, resolve crisis boardroom situations, address compliance issues, navigate day-to-day corporate concerns, develop effective intellectual property, tax, employment, and benefits strategies, and more.

Our team provides efficient and accessible advice spanning the full suite of practice areas relevant to public and private company executives. With global resources and deep industry knowledge and understanding, we offer practical counseling that never loses sight of what best serves a client’s needs and goals.

BB&T Corporation

O’Melveny advised BB&T Corporation in connection with its agreement to acquire National Penn Bancshares, Inc. in a cash and stock transaction for total consideration valued at approximately US$1.8 billion. Read

Entegra Power Group

O’Melveny achieved confirmation of the fully consensual chapter 11 plan for Entegra and 11 of its subsidiaries less than two months after filing for chapter 11 protection in the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Read

Giant Interactive

O’Melveny represented Giant Interactive, one of China’s leading online game developers and operators, in its US$3 billion going private transaction. Read

GIC

O’Melveny represented GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, in its investment in the US$1.26 billion equity financing of NYSE-listed XPO Logistics, one of the largest providers of freight brokerage, freight forwarding, and expedited freight transportation. Read

Helios Investment Partners

O’Melveny represented Helios Investment Partners (Helios), a leading pan-African private investment firm, in the raising of its third Africa-focused fund, which hit its hard cap at US$1.1 billion in February 2015, well ahead of the fundraising schedule.  Read

Kabam

O’Melveny has advised Kabam, the leader in free-to-play core gaming, in numerous transactions since its establishment in 2006, including all of its venture capital financings and all of its acquisitions. Read

LendingClub

O’Melveny represented the underwriters, led by Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC in the US$1 billion initial public offering of LendingClub Corporation (LendingClub) on the New York Stock Exchange. Read

LendingTree

O’Melveny represented the underwriters, led by Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc., RBC Capital Markets LLC and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Inc., in connection with a US$112 million primary and secondary offering of shares of common stock of LendingTree Inc. Read

Lionsgate Entertainment Corp.

O’Melveny represented Lionsgate in its multiyear slate co-financing deal with Hunan TV & Broadcast Intermediary Co. Ltd. in reportedly the biggest investment in Hollywood by a Chinese company to date. Read

Meinian Onehealth Healthcare Group

O’Melveny is advising a consortium led by Meinian Onehealth on its proposed take-private of competitor iKang Healthcare Group. Read

Microsemi Corporation

O’Melveny has played a critical role in Microsemi’s growth, having handled some 15 deals for the chipmaker over the past eight years, including its successful US$2.5 billion cash-and-stock “deal jump” to acquire PMC-Sierra and its recent definitive agreement to divest a component of a board level systems and packaging business to Mercury Systems, Inc. for US$300 million. Read

Moelis & Co.

O’Melveny served as counsel to Moelis, financial advisor to Dentsply International in its US$5.5 billion merger with Sirona Dental Systems—a merger that creates the world’s largest maker of dental products. Read

NextVR, Inc.

O’Melveny counseled NextVR, which broadcasts events live in virtual reality, in its US$30.5 million Series A financing led by venture firm Formation 8. Read

NextVR, Inc.

NextVR, an innovative technology company, turned to O’Melveny to help raise US$80 million in a Series B funding round to broadcast live events in virtual reality. Read

Schoolwires, Inc

O’Melveny represented Schoolwires, an educational website, hosting, and content management provider to K-12 schools and districts, in its sale by way of an auction to Blackboard Inc. Read

STX Motion Pictures Group

O’Melveny represented STX Motion Pictures Group, a division of global media company STX Entertainment, in a three-year agreement with EuropaCorp Films USA to provide theatrical marketing and distribution services for EuropaCorp’s upcoming film releases in the United States. Read

Two Major Financial Institutions

O’Melveny represented two major financial institutions in connection with their commitment to acquire preferred equity interests in the US$273 million Fowler Ridge 4 wind power project. Read

Univision

O’Melveny helped UCI achieve success in corporate and M&A matters related to its US$135 million purchase of digital media assets from Gawker Media Group Inc. as part of Gawker’s bankruptcy proceedings. Read

Warner Bros.

O’Melveny represented Warner Bros. in a joint venture with a consortium led by private equity firm China Media Capital (CMC) to launch a movie studio division, Flagship Entertainment Group. Read

WuXi PharmaTech

O’Melveny represented NYSE-listed WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc., a leading technology company serving the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries in the US and China, in its merger with a group of private equity investors and the company’s founders in a going-private transaction valued at US$3.3 billion. Read
    • American Honda Finance Corp.
    • Apollo Global Management
    • Avenue Capital Group
    • Citigroup Global Markets
    • Credit Suisse
    • Deutsche Bank
    • eHi Car Services
    • Electronics for Imaging
    • Giant Interactive Group Inc. 
    • Goldman Sachs
    • Houzz Inc.
    • JP Morgan
    • Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.
    • Macquarie Infrastructure Company
    • Microsemi Corp. 
    • Morgan Stanley
    • Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings
    • Piper Jaffray
    • STX Entertainment