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.
M/C Partners Announces Growth Investment in AccessParks
Choate represented M/C Partners in a significant growth investment in AccessParks, which provides high-performance broadband connectivity to RV parks, national and state parks, and manufactured housing communities across the United States.
CPBS Holdings Acquired by Avantik
Choate represented Copley Equity Partners and its portfolio company, CPBS Holdings, in the sale of CPBS Holdings to Avantik, an integrated medical products and services provider to anatomic pathology, histology, and dermatology laboratories.
DOXA Insurance Holdings to be Acquired by Goldman Sachs
Choate represented Century Equity Partners in the sale of its portfolio company, DOXA Insurance Holdings, to Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
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.
Meteor Learning Acquired by Noodle
Choate represented Meteor Learning, a Certified B edtech corporation and portfolio company of Spring Lake Equity Partners, in its acquisition by Noodle, higher education’s leading strategy, services, and technology partner.
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.
Zentro Acquires Snip Internet
Choate represented Zentro, a portfolio company of M/C Partners and the Midwest’s fastest growing internet service provider (ISP), in its acquisition of Snip Internet.
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.