Matheson advises Perella Weinberg Partners LP on Medtronic’s acquisition of Covidien

Life sciences and energy | Mon 16 Jun | Author – Business & Finance

Matheson is advising Perella Weinberg Partners LP on its role as financial adviser to US medical device maker Medtronic, Inc. on its $42.9bn acquisition of Dublin-based Covidien plc.

The Matheson team is led by corporate partners Patrick Spicer and George Brady as well as Tim Scanlon, head of Matheson’s Financial Institutions Group, and banking partner Libby Garvey.

This continues Matheson’s track record of advising on high profile international M&A transactions. Matheson advised the US pharmaceutical firm Actavis plc on its $8.5bn acquisition of Dublin-based Warner Chilcott plc and it advised Royalty Pharma on its $6.5bn bid for Elan Corporation plc, the Irish biotechnology company.

Matheson also advised Eaton Corporation plc on its $11.8bn acquisition of Cooper Industries plc.