NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Feb 6, 2013) - The first step to gaining the advantage in public M&A negotiations is knowing and anticipating market trends. PLC What's Market tracks and summarizes publicly filed merger agreements in real time to help keep deal lawyers informed. With another year of deal activity complete, Practical Law Company (PLC), a provider of practical legal know-how to law firms, law departments and law schools, will host a free 30-minute webinar, "Year in Review: Public M&A Trends and Highlights From 2012," on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 1:00PM ET (10:00AM PT.)
During the webinar, Tasha Hutchins and Daniel Rubin, Senior Editors with PLC's Corporate & Securities service, will analyze PLC's exclusive What's Market data and review critical M&A trends, unique transactions and highlights from 2012 that will affect corporate and M&A practices in 2013. The editors will discuss the year's busiest industry sectors, new innovations in deal protections, buyers' reliance on stock consideration and debt financing throughout the year, and deal activity by private equity and management buyers.
"We are excited to be presenting this popular program," said Hutchins. "Our goal is to help give attorneys an edge in their M&A practice in 2013 by providing a detailed analysis of trends and highlights from 2012. At PLC, we are constantly reviewing market deal terms and trends. We will bring that knowledge to bear during this program to give transactional attorneys a comprehensive picture of the M&A landscape in 2012 and what to expect in 2013."
Register for the free PLC webinar: http://bit.ly/USksBa
Formed in the UK in 1990 and in the US in 2009, Practical Law Company provides practical legal know-how to law firms, law departments and law schools. Through a team of more than 100 expert attorney editors, PLC provides practical, up-to-date resources across all major practice areas to help lawyers get up to speed quickly, save time and protect the bottom line. Learn more at www.practicallaw.com.
Susan E. Jacobsen