Former general counsel and current vice chairman of JPMorgan Chase Stephen M. Cutler will join Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in April as a litigation partner.
Keith Noreika rejoined Simpson Thacher & Bartlett as a partner in their financial institutions practice after a stint as acting comptroller at the OCC.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.