2024 Hart-Scott-Rodino Requirements
Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) filing thresholds will be adjusted upward effective March 6, 2024, and for parties involved in a merger or acquisition these adjustments may affect whether a company is required to make a premerger notification filing in any given transaction.
Lee Feldman Moderates at 2024 MIT Sloan Investment Conference
Lee Feldman will moderate a Private Equity panel discussion at the 19th Annual MIT Sloan Investment Conference on February 9th, 2024.
FTC Files Antitrust Charges Against a Private Equity Sponsor
The current FTC leadership has been making strong statements against private equity roll-ups across industry sectors, and on September 21, 2023, acted on this rhetoric by suing a large health care provider in Texas, along with its founding private equity sponsor.
Choate Attorneys Recognized in Best Lawyers in America® 2024
Best Lawyers in America® has recognized 43 Choate attorneys in its 2024 edition, including naming 4 partners as Lawyer of the Year in Boston for their respective practice areas.
FTC Proposal for New HSR Rules Will Dramatically Increase Time and Cost of Premerger Filings
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), with the concurrence of the Department of Justice (DOJ), recently published proposed rules aimed at radically expanding the information that goes into a Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) filing. By the FTC’s estimate, the time required to complete an HSR filing will increase, on average, by 107 hours.
Sverica Capital Management Makes Growth Investment in Zyston
Choate represented Sverica Capital Management in a strategic growth investment in Zyston, a provider of comprehensive end-to-end cybersecurity solutions that enable businesses to improve their security posture and program management maturity.
Choate Ranks Highly in 2023 Legal 500
The 2023 edition of The Legal 500 recognized 29 Choate attorneys in their respective fields and 12 practice areas, with education and middle-market M&A receiving Tier 1 rankings.
Choate Represents Serent Capital in BS&A Investment
Choate represented Serent Capital in a significant growth investment in BS&A, a leading ERP software provider to municipalities. The investment will enable BS&A to accelerate its geographic expansion and drive further adoption of its market-leading cloud product.
Apex HCM, Serent Capital Portfolio Company, Acquired by IRIS Software Group
Choate represented Apex HCM, a portfolio company of Serent Capital, in its acquisition by IRIS Software Group, a leading global software provider of accountancy and payroll solutions.