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HTC Corp. Defeats Smartphone Remote Control Patent Litigation Published: 05-14-2018

A Texas federal jury has found in favor of Vinson & Elkins client HTC Corporation, rejecting all of the plaintiff’s claims in a case accusing the wireless phone manufacturer of infringing an individual inventor’s patent on user interface and infrared universal remote control technology. The plaintiff had sought damages for each of millions of smartphones sold between 2013-2015.

Concho Resources to Acquire RSP Permian for Approximately $9.5B 03-28-2018

Vinson & Elkins advised RSP Permian, Inc. in a definitive agreement under which Concho will acquire RSP in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $9.5 billion, inclusive of RSP’s net debt.

V&E Advises Fred's, Inc. in Adoption of Shareholder Rights Plan 06-28-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Fred’s, Inc. in connection with the adoption of a shareholder rights plan (also known as a “poison pill”).

EQT Corporation to Acquire Rice Energy for $6.7 Billion 06-19-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Rice Energy in a definitive merger agreement with EQT Corporation, under which EQT will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Rice common stock for total consideration of approximately $6.7 billion

V&E Advises Fred's, Inc. in Connection with Cooperation Agreement 04-24-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Fred’s, Inc. in connection with the Cooperation Agreement between Fred’s and Alden Global Capital LLC.

magicJack Announces Settlement Agreement With Kanen Wealth Management 02-03-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised magicJack VocalTec Ltd. (Nasdaq: CALL) in connection with the settlement of the proxy contest with Kanen Wealth Management.

Stratus Properties Reaches Board Representation Agreement with Oasis Management Company 01-11-2017

Vinson & Elkins is advising Stratus Properties Inc. (NASDAQ: STRS), the owner of the W Hotel in Austin, in its board representation and settlement agreement with activist investor Oasis Management Company.

V&E Advising magicJack VocalTec in Proxy Contest 01-06-2017

Vinson & Elkins is advising magicJack VocalTec Ltd. in connection with the proxy contest and a potential unsolicited takeover bid of Carnegie Technologies Holdings, LLC.

Fred’s Pharmacy Unanimously Adopts Shareholder Rights Plan 12-27-2016

Vinson & Elkins advised Fred’s, Inc. in connection with the adoption of a shareholder rights plan and other measures in response to unusual and substantial activity in the company’s shares.

Select Energy Services Closes $322M Private Placement 12-23-2016

Vinson & Elkins advised Select Energy Services, Inc. in its private placement of 16,100,000 shares of its Class A-1 common stock for aggregate gross proceeds of $322 million. 

Funds Affiliated with Apollo Global Management and Post Oak Energy Capital Announce Merger of Double Eagle and Veritas Energy 10-03-2016

Vinson & Elkins advised an affiliate of Double Eagle Energy Holdings II LLC (“Double Eagle II”) in a transaction announced today by Apollo Global Management, LLC and Post Oak Energy Capital, LP (“Post Oak”) in which Double Eagle Lone Star LLC (“Double Eagle”) and Veritas Energy Partners Holdings LLC (“Veritas Energy”) entered into a definitive merger agreement. 

V&E Representing magicJack VocalTec Ltd in Threatened Proxy Contest 09-01-2016

Vinson & Elkins is representing Israel-based magicJack VocalTec Ltd. in connection with a threatened proxy contest by a dissident shareholder, Kanen Wealth Management LLC.

V&E Advises RiceBran Technologies in Successful Proxy Contest 07-06-2016

Vinson & Elkins represented Scottsdale, Arizona-based RiceBran Technologies in its successful proxy contest against, and post-annual meeting settlement agreement with, LF-RB Management, LLC.

V&E Advises Stratus Properties Inc. in Successful Proxy Contest 06-06-2016

Vinson & Elkins represented Austin-based Stratus Properties Inc., the owner of the W Hotel in Austin and other properties, in its successful proxy contest against a dissident called Carl E. Berg.

Stratus Properties Inc. Announces Review of Strategic Alternatives 04-07-2016

Vinson & Elkins is advising Stratus Properties Inc. in connection with its review of strategic alternatives. 

Concho Resources to Acquire RSP Permian for Approximately $9.5B 03-28-2018

Vinson & Elkins advised RSP Permian, Inc. in a definitive agreement under which Concho will acquire RSP in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $9.5 billion, inclusive of RSP’s net debt.

V&E Advises Fred's, Inc. in Adoption of Shareholder Rights Plan 06-28-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Fred’s, Inc. in connection with the adoption of a shareholder rights plan (also known as a “poison pill”).

EQT Corporation to Acquire Rice Energy for $6.7 Billion 06-19-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Rice Energy in a definitive merger agreement with EQT Corporation, under which EQT will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Rice common stock for total consideration of approximately $6.7 billion

V&E Advises Fred's, Inc. in Connection with Cooperation Agreement 04-24-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Fred’s, Inc. in connection with the Cooperation Agreement between Fred’s and Alden Global Capital LLC.

magicJack Announces Settlement Agreement With Kanen Wealth Management 02-03-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised magicJack VocalTec Ltd. (Nasdaq: CALL) in connection with the settlement of the proxy contest with Kanen Wealth Management.

Stratus Properties Reaches Board Representation Agreement with Oasis Management Company 01-11-2017

Vinson & Elkins is advising Stratus Properties Inc. (NASDAQ: STRS), the owner of the W Hotel in Austin, in its board representation and settlement agreement with activist investor Oasis Management Company.

V&E Advising magicJack VocalTec in Proxy Contest 01-06-2017

Vinson & Elkins is advising magicJack VocalTec Ltd. in connection with the proxy contest and a potential unsolicited takeover bid of Carnegie Technologies Holdings, LLC.

Fred’s Pharmacy Unanimously Adopts Shareholder Rights Plan 12-27-2016

Vinson & Elkins advised Fred’s, Inc. in connection with the adoption of a shareholder rights plan and other measures in response to unusual and substantial activity in the company’s shares.

Select Energy Services Closes $322M Private Placement 12-23-2016

Vinson & Elkins advised Select Energy Services, Inc. in its private placement of 16,100,000 shares of its Class A-1 common stock for aggregate gross proceeds of $322 million. 

Funds Affiliated with Apollo Global Management and Post Oak Energy Capital Announce Merger of Double Eagle and Veritas Energy 10-03-2016

Vinson & Elkins advised an affiliate of Double Eagle Energy Holdings II LLC (“Double Eagle II”) in a transaction announced today by Apollo Global Management, LLC and Post Oak Energy Capital, LP (“Post Oak”) in which Double Eagle Lone Star LLC (“Double Eagle”) and Veritas Energy Partners Holdings LLC (“Veritas Energy”) entered into a definitive merger agreement. 

V&E Representing magicJack VocalTec Ltd in Threatened Proxy Contest 09-01-2016

Vinson & Elkins is representing Israel-based magicJack VocalTec Ltd. in connection with a threatened proxy contest by a dissident shareholder, Kanen Wealth Management LLC.

V&E Advises RiceBran Technologies in Successful Proxy Contest 07-06-2016

Vinson & Elkins represented Scottsdale, Arizona-based RiceBran Technologies in its successful proxy contest against, and post-annual meeting settlement agreement with, LF-RB Management, LLC.

V&E Advises Stratus Properties Inc. in Successful Proxy Contest 06-06-2016

Vinson & Elkins represented Austin-based Stratus Properties Inc., the owner of the W Hotel in Austin and other properties, in its successful proxy contest against a dissident called Carl E. Berg.

Stratus Properties Inc. Announces Review of Strategic Alternatives 04-07-2016

Vinson & Elkins is advising Stratus Properties Inc. in connection with its review of strategic alternatives. 

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