• Manatt Completes the First Public-Private Partnership for the Development of an Academic Building in

    Manatt represented California State University San Marcos Corporation, an arm of California State University San Marcos (CSUSM), in connection with the negotiation of a public-private partnership (P3) arrangement to develop an extended learning facility for the university. The developer owns land...
  • Consumer Product Class Action Blocked With Refund Check for $95

    Beverage manufacturers like Supple LLC typically sell millions of cans and bottles to millions of consumers every year. All it would take is one unhappy but highly motivated customer to put the company out of business. When the plaintiff, a purchaser of a single shipment of Supple beverages...
  • A Chinese Stake in Hollywood

    As film production has grown both more complex and more expensive, Hollywood has looked to a number of non-traditional financing sources—hedge funds, private equity and venture capital—to take up much of the slack. Add to this the emergence, only recently, of Chinese film companies wanting...
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  • Former Sony Executives Pen Groundbreaking Deal for Asian Entertainment

    Manatt represented Andy Kaplan and George Chien, former Sony Pictures Television Worldwide Networks executives, in their agreement to acquire Sony’s Southeast Asian and Korean media networks business. Kaplan and Chien established KC Global Media Entertainment LLC to manage the acquired channels...
  • Disguised Toast signs new streaming contract

    Manatt advised Canadian Hearthstone gamer and YouTube personality Disguised Toast through his departure from Twitch, a major video streaming service, and in negotiating his new multiyear streaming contract with Facebook Gaming.
  • Manatt represents Lowe in acquisition of Denver office tower

    Manatt represented Lowe, a diversified national real estate company, in its acquisition of Stanford Place II, a 366,184-square-foot Class A office tower in Southeast Denver.
  • Shareholder merger challenge ends in appellate victory for Keefe, Bruyette & Woods

    In re Talmer Bancorp Shareholder Litigation (Michigan Circuit Court, County of Oakland; Michigan Court of Appeals). Manatt secured a major appellate victory for Keefe, Bruyette & Woods in consolidated putative shareholder class actions filed in Michigan. After the $1.8 billion merger of...
  • NickMercs negotiates multiyear exclusive streaming contract with Twitch

    Manatt represented NickMercs, a professional Fortnite player with FaZe Clan, in negotiating his new multiyear exclusive streaming contract with Twitch, where he has over 3 million followers. We provide legal advice to NickMercs on an ongoing basis.
  • Manatt secures victory in bankruptcy proceedings in New York

    Macquarie Rotorcraft Leasing Holdings Limited v. LCI Helicopters (Ireland) Limited (U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District, New York). Manatt secured a complete victory for client LCI Helicopters (Ireland) (LCIH) in an adversary proceeding brought in the bankruptcy of Waypoint Leasing...
  • Manatt secures major victory for SMART

    Yeh v. International Ass’n of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail & Transportation Workers Union (Superior Court of the District of Columbia). Manatt secured a complete victory for SMART, the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (which is comprised of...
  • Manatt Resolves Two-Year Investigation by New York Attorney General for Eventvest

    Manatt’s Ronald Blum, a partner in the litigation practice, and associates Joshua Drian and Ethan Roman represented Eventvest in resolving a nearly two-year investigation and parallel litigation with the New York Attorney General. Eventvest does business as Ticket Galaxy, a leading secondary...
  • Platinum Auto Secures $115M in Debt Capital From Fortress Credit and Lloyd Crescendo Advisors

    Manatt represented Platinum Auto Finance of Tampa Bay, LLC, a leading auto finance company, in securing a $100 million warehouse loan facility with Fortress Credit and $15 million in mezzanine financing with Lloyd Crescendo Advisors.
  • Jay Paul Co. Purchases Two Downtown San Jose Properties for $100M

    Manatt represented Jay Paul Co. in its $100 million purchase of two properties in Downtown San Jose, CA.
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