Akin Gump Represents Starboard Value In Yahoo! Inc.’s Alibaba Spin-off

(New York) On January 27, Yahoo! Inc. announced the tax-free spin-off of the company’s remaining stake in Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba. This decision accords with the public statements and recommendations made by activist investor Starboard Value, which owns a substantial minority stake in Yahoo!. 

Starboard Value was represented in this transaction by Akin Gump. The Akin Gump team included New York partners Doug Rappaport, Jeff Kochian, Stuart Leblang, Bruce Mendelsohn and Daniel Paulos.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers attorneys in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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