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(kown′sĕl) [Fr. conseil fr L. consilium, deliberation, conclusion, resolution, plan]
1. To advise, esp. officially or professionally.
2. Advice, esp. official or professional.
3. A lawyer acting as the legal representative of one of the parties in a trial.
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Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Cuddy & McCarthy LLP serve as advisors to TECO Energy, whereas Continental Energy Systems is taking counsel from Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co LLC and Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.Country: USASector: UtilitiesTarget: New Mexico Gas Intermediate Inc, New Mexico Gas CompanyBuyer: TECO Energy Inc Vendor: Continental Energy Systems LLCDeal size in USD: 750mType: Corporate acquisitionFinancing: DebtStatus: AgreedBuyer advisor: Morgan Stanley, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Cuddy & McCarthy LLP
The vendor is reportedly taking counsel from Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) and JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM).
The vendor is reportedly taking counsel from Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) and JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM), Reuters added.Country: South KoreaSector: InsuranceTarget: ING's South Korean insurance unitBuyer: Kyobo Life Insurance Co Ltd, Tong Yang Life Insurance Co Ltd, Hanwha Life Insurance Co Ltd, MBK PartnersVendor: ING Groep NVType: Corporate acquisition, LBOStatus: Bidding, SpeculationComment: The target was previously valued at around USD2bn, according to Reuters., Hanwha Life, Tong Yang Life and MBK Partners are speculated buyers.
Goldman, Sachs & Co and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP serve as advisors to K-Swiss, whereas E Land is taking counsel from Morgan Stanley & Co LLC and Linklaters LLP on the deal.Sector: Clothing/Textiles, Consumer ProductsTarget: K-Swiss IncBuyer: E Land World Company LtdDeal size in USD: 170mType: Corporate acquisitionFinancing: Cash & Debt, Existing resourcesStatus: AgreedBuyer advisor: Morgan Stanley & Co LLC, Linklaters LLP