Partners Philip Richter and Jonathan Adler noted for representation of BellSouth Corp. in its joint acquisition with SBC Communications Inc. of AT&T Wireless Services, Inc., <i>Legal Week Global</i>,

Partners Philip Richter and Jonathan Adler noted for representation of BellSouth Corp. in its joint acquisition with SBC Communications Inc. of AT&T Wireless Services, Inc., Legal Week Global, "Fried Frank/S&C Take Lead on AT&T Sale"

The February 18th issue of Legal Week Global notes that "Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson [LLP] and Sullivan & Cromwell have scored the lead roles on Cingular Wireless' $41bn GBP 21.5bn) takeover of AT&T Wireless....The merger represents a headline instruction for Fried Frank, which is advising long-term client BellSouth via New York corporate partners Philip Richter and Jonathan Adler....Richter told Legal Week Global: 'Clearly there has been a resurgence in US M&A activity and many clients are now looking at doing deals that they have had on hold for a couple of years. The weak dollar should give European companies an advantage in transactions involving US targets.'"

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