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Elite US Firms Scoop Roles on $6.8B Merger of IP Giants

Jul 30, 2020 - Legal Week

Latham & Watkins and Davis Polk & Wardwell are advising on the tie-up of transatlantic intellectual property management companies CPA Global and Clarivate in a deal worth $6.8 billion.

Latham is advising CPA Global, a portfolio company of U.S. private equity heavyweight Leonard Green & Partners, on the deal, which is expected to close in the final quarter of 2020.

In a statement Clarivate said that the merger would strengthen the combined business in key geographies given "the...