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Linklaters, Simpson Thacher, Davis Polk advise as ChemChina buys Syngenta for $43bn

Feb 03, 2016 - Legal Week

Linklaters, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Davis Polk have won mandates alongside two Swiss firms to advise on ChemChina's $43bn (£29.7bn) offer to take over Swiss agribusiness company Syngenta. The deal, which if completed would be the biggest ever overseas acquisition by a Chinese company, sees Davis Polk and Bar & Karrer advising Syngenta. Davis Polk's team is based across New York and Washington and includes corporate partners Louis Goldberg and Oliver Smith, regulatory partner John Reyn...