JPMorgan Chase Vet Cutler to Join Simpson Thacher as Partner

Former general counsel and current vice chairman of JPMorgan Chase Stephen M. Cutler will join Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in April as a litigation partner.

Noreika Rejoins Simpson Thacher as Partner

Keith Noreika rejoined Simpson Thacher & Bartlett as a partner in their financial institutions practice after a stint as acting comptroller at the OCC.

Simpson Thacher Elects 11 New Partners

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett elected 11 attorneys as members of the firm effective January 1, 2017.

Simpson Thacher Advises Blackstone on MB Aerospace Acquisition

Blackstone and MB Aerospace said private equity funds managed by Blackstone have completed the acquisition of MB Aerospace from Arlington Capital Partners. Blackstone was advised by Simpson Thacher & Bartlett on the transaction.

Simpson Thacher Elects Nine New Partners

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett has elected nine attorneys as members of the firm effective January 1, 2016.

JPMorgan, Simpson Sued Over GM Loan Mistake

Bloomberg reported that one of the participants in a $1.5 billion term loan that JPMorgan Chase made to GM before its bankruptcy is now suing the bank and its lawyers at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett.

Simpson Thacher Partner Joins TK Holdings as General Counsel

Bruce D. Angiolillo was named general counsel of TK Holdings, effective January 1, 2015. Angiolillo joins from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, where he served as a partner leading the firm’s Securities Litigation Practice.

NYT: KKR to Buy Sedgwick for $2.4B

The New York Times reported Kohlberg Kravis Roberts agreed to buy Sedgwick Claims Management Services, a provider of insurance claims processing, for $2.4 billion.

Goldman Advises Sysco in US Foods Merger

Sysco and US Foods announced an agreement to merge. The value of the transaction is approximately $8.2 billion. Goldman is serving as financial advisor to Sysco.

Simpson, Kirkland Advise Ferrer Freeman/Morgan Stanley

Ferrer Freeman announced it partnered with Morgan Stanley for secondary a purchase / extension of FFC Partners III. Simpson Thacher & Bartlett represented FFC; Kirkland & Ellis represented Morgan Stanley.