Chris Cottrell, Winston & Strawn, LLP, discusses the current state of Merger and Acquisition, including the recent Chevron Anadarko deal.
Cottrell also talks about Jimmy Vallee joining Winston & Strawn’s Houston office. Jimmy joins Winston from Paul Hastings where he was a partner in the Corporate Department. He has advised clients in more than $100 billion worth of global energy transactions.
Cottrell also talks about the opportunities creates with the recent M&A activity and what signs are currently in the marketplace.
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