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Recent Event Driven coverage, insights and press mentions


Event Driven Webinar Series: The EU Looks to Institute its Own CFIUS Regime

Join the Event Driven team and industry colleagues Thursday, Sept. 28 at 8 a.m. ET as we discuss the possibility of the European Union looking to…

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Event Driven TMT Reporter Lydia Beyoud Participates in the Reporter Roundtable on C-SPAN’s “The Communicators”

Lydia Beyoud and other industry reporters talk about top issues facing the Federal Communications Commission, Congress and communications…

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MGI/Ant Financial: As CFIUS Decision Looms, Don’t Forget State Level Reviews

In addition to CFIUS, Doug Feagan the President of Ant Financial has acknowledged that the New York State Department of Financial Services or…

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NXTM/FMC Could Face FTC Second Request; Company Expects to File Definitive Proxy in ‘Coming Weeks’

The NXTM/FMC deal is likely to receive a second request due to the complex nature of the home dialysis product lines, as well as the consolidation…

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COL/UTX: DoD Input into Antitrust Process – Will Evaluate Deal’s Impact on Procurement

The DoD has an important role in the review of United Technologies’ proposed acquisition of Rockwell Collins…

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Trump Could Look to 1988 Trade Law to Expand CFIUS Reviews Without New Legislation

The Trump Administration may be able to use the original 1988 statutory language creating CFIUS to greatly expand the scope of CFIUS reviews of…

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COL/UTX Ability to Provide Integrated Systems May be Crucial Distinction for Regulators

The COL/UTX divestiture package will most likely be in the range of $300M as United CEO Gregory Hayes stated in an interview with CNBC…

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Event Driven Financial Services Analyst Andrew Lowenthal Quoted in MarketWatch

The Department of Education ended an information sharing agreement with the CFPB putting borrowers at risk, advocates say…

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LSCC/Canyon Bridge: Parties Look to Trump for Bureaucratic ‘Head Knocking’; Make Job Promises

The parties hope that President Trump’s perceived dealmaking tendencies will win the day after a frustrating process at CFIUS where the parties had…

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XCRA/UNIC: Target Downplays Security Issues While Noting Politicized Environment; Distances Itself From Lattice Review

Xcerra cites understaffing at CFIUS, lack of engagement from appointees, and politicization of Chinese acquirer as factors in review, though…

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NTLA/CRSP/EDIT: CRISPR Patent Showdown Could Dramatically Move Stock Prices in 2018

The Federal Circuit will likely rule in 2018 on Berkeley’s appeal of the US Patent Office’s interference decision in favor of the Broad Institute…

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Monsanto/Bayer Brazilian Noticed to CADE Feb 2, Review to Finish By End of Year

The Monsanto/Bayer transaction was noticed to Brazil’s competition agency, CADE, on Feb 2, and is in the middle stage of the 240 day review…

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CPN/Energy Capital Partners Deal Timing Will Depend on New York State and Texas PUC Reviews

The deal may still have timing issues if it is held up by the NYPSC or Texas PUCT, as a result of capital structure, or leverage thresholds…

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GNW/China Oceanwide: Delaware Insurance Department Hopes to Hold ‘Late Sept-Early Oct’ Hearing, Deputy Commissioner Says ‘Good Progress’ Being Made

Delaware Deputy Insurance Commissioner Mitch Crane told Event Driven that Delaware hopes to announce a hearing date on the…

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Event Driven TMT Reporter Lydia Beyoud Interviews FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly on C-SPAN’s “The Communicators”

Lydia Beyoud discusses tech/telecom with Federal Communications Commissioner Michael O’Rielly on “The Communicators” on C-SPAN…

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Event Driven Webinar: Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States

The Event Driven team of reporters and analysts hosted a webinar on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. EDT to discuss the Committee on…

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Event Driven TMT Reporter Lydia Beyoud Moderates Panel for AT&T’s Policy Forum

On June 27th, AT&T’s Policy Forum hosted the symposium: Next Generation Networks: The Advent of Open Operating Systems. As part of their…

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Event Driven TMT Reporter Lydia Beyoud interviews Representative Marsha Blackburn on C-SPAN’s “The Communicators”

Representative Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Event Driven telecom, media and technology reporter Lydia Beyoud discuss the recent vote by the FCC…

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Reorg Research Opens Washington, D.C., Office to Spearhead New Event Driven Product

Event Driven team to provide insights on market-moving developments to equity investors, lawyers, traders and other professionals…

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