2021 Completed Business Transactions and Active Litigation: Smith Anderson's Year in Review
Smith Anderson advised on more than 300 completed national and international business transactions in 2021 totaling over $12 billion in value, and our trial-tested attorneys provided counsel in hundreds of disputes in complex areas of law involving more than $1 billion in controversy.
2021 highlights include:
- AgTech practice named one of the top seven agribusiness practices in the world by Chambers Global.
- More than 130 Debt Finance, Private Equity and Venture Capital transactions totaling over $4B in value, including advising a leading automotive parts provider in its $1.2 billion senior revolving credit facility.
- Represented clients with Real Estate Development and Construction transactions totaling nearly $3 billion in value, including representing Heritage Properties, Inc. in its sale of Bloc83 (comprising two office towers), the largest single real estate sale transaction in downtown Raleigh’s history.
- More than $3B in Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Venture and Public Offering transactions, including advising Epic Games, Inc. in the acquisition of Sketchfab, Inc., an online 3-D modeling company, and in the acquisition of Harmonix, creator of the Rock Band and Dance Central franchises.
- LMG Life Sciences “Impact Deal of the Year” Award for Precision-Lilly $2.7B gene therapy collaboration, plus over $1.5B in additional Life Sciences Collaboration and Licensing transactions.
- Advised clients in nearly 40 Start-Up and Growth Company Financings.
- Appellate Advocacy
- Asbestos and Toxic Torts
- Banking & Finance
- Commercial Litigation
- Commercial Real Estate
- Construction & Infrastructure
- Corporate & Transactional
- Corporate and Securities Litigation
- Corporate and Syndicated Finance
- Employment Litigation
- Health Care
- Insurance Recovery
- Intellectual Property
- Land Use and Zoning
- Mass Tort & Catastrophic Loss
- Medical Malpractice Defense
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Mezzanine Finance
- Non-Compete & Trade Secrets
- Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Litigation
- Private Equity
- Product Liability
- Public Companies
- Real Estate Development
- Real Estate Litigation
- Right-of-Way Acquisition & Condemnation
- Technology Transactions
- Trademark & Copyright
- Venture Capital
- Venture Debt & Technology Finance