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BSF Represents Wachovia in Multibillion Dollar Bid for Bank by Rival Suitors Citigroup and Wells Fargo

Weekend Legal Frenzy Between Citigroup and Wells Fargo for Wachovia

The New York Times, October 5, 2008
Eric Dash

BSF attorneys were called on quickly by Wachovia in the midst of the financial crisis to navigate state and federal litigation arising from Wachovia's rejection of merger with Citibank in favor of preferred merger with Wells Fargo.

Please click onto the links below for the print and online versions.

The New York Times, November 22, 2008
Woes at Citigroup Began With Failed Bid for Wachovia
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/22/business/22bank.html?_r=1&scp=2&sq=Woes%20at%20Citigroup%20Began%20With%20Failed%20Bid%20for%20Wachovia&st=cse

Financial Times, October 9, 2008
Citigroup chief defends bid for Wachovia
https://armmail.bsfllp.com/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/5c60954e-94d2-11dd-953e-000077b07658.html?nclick_check=1

Reuters/WSJ, October 9, 2008
Wachovia talks hit snag over division of assets-WSJ
http://www.reuters.com/article/marketsNews/idINBNG34866520081009?rpc=44

Charlotte Observer, October 9, 2008
Truce in Wachovia battle extended to Friday
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/business/story/241253.html

New York Times, October 8, 2008
Citigroup and Wells Fargo Are Nearing a Compromise Over Control of Wachovia
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/09/business/09bank.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss

Wall Street Journal, October 8, 2008
Citigroup Is Seeking Allies In Fight to Secure Wachovia
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122342470689813479.html?mod=todays_us_money_and_investing

Financial Times, October 8, 2008
Pandit defends Wachovia bid
https://armmail.bsfllp.com/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/a0aace68-94d2-11dd-953e-000077b07658.html

Globe and Mail, October 8, 2008
A deal is a deal, except 'under the circumstances' http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20081008.RLAWCOLUMN08/TPStory/Business

Charlotte Observer, October 6, 2008
Boies brings legal star power to Wachovia case
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/408/story/235755.html

New York Times, October 6, 2008
Bank Suspend Fight for Wachovia
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/07/business/07bank.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss

New York Times, October 6, 2008
Tough Times for Sellers' Lawyers as Buyers Play Hardball on Deals
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/07/business/07legal.html

Wall Street Journal, October 6, 2008
The War for Wachovia; If Citigroup needs shoring up, better to do it directly
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122342464623413467.html?mod=todays_us_opinion

Breakingviews.com (New York Times), October 6, 2008
Citi plays with PR plutonium in Wachovia tussle
http://www.breakingviews.com/2008/10/06/Citi.aspx

New York Times, October 5, 2008
Weekend Legal Frenzy Between Citigroup and Wells Fargo for Wachovia
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/06/business/06bank.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss

Legal Blogs:

New York Times, October 9, 2008
Citi, Wells Fargo Near a Compromise Over Wachovia
http://dealbook.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/10/09/citig-wells-fargo-near-a-compromise-over-control-of-wachovia/

Wall Street Journal, October 8, 2008
Citi, Wachovia Watch: Truce Extended Until Friday
http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2008/10/08/citi-wachovia-watch-truce-extended-until-friday/

New York Times, October 6, 2008
Tough Times for Sellers' Lawyers as Buyers Play Hardball on Deals http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/07/business/07legal.html

New York Times, October 6, 2008, 5:54 pm
Legal Contortions in the Battle Over Wachovia
http://dealbook.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/10/06/legal-contortions-in-the-battle-over-wachovia/

Wall Street Journal, October 6, 2008, 3:58 pm
Updating L'Affaire Wachovia: Lawyers Wage Three-Front War
http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2008/10/06/updating-laffaire-wachovia-lawyers-wage-three-front-war/

Am Law Litigation Daily, October 6, 2008
Fight for Wachovia Rages All Weekend in State, Federal Court
http://amlawdaily.typepad.com/amlawdaily/2008/10/the-am-law-li-3.html

Wall Street Journal, October 5, 2008
A Legal Frenzy as Banks Battle for Wachovia
http://dealbook.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/10/06/a-legal-frenzy-as-banks-battle-for-wachovia/

Wall Street Journal, October 5, 2008
Working for the Weekend: The Latest on the Wachovia/Citi/Wells Situation
http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2008/10/05/working-for-the-weekend-the-latest-on-the-wachoviacitiwells-situation/

Wall Street Journal, October 3, 2008
Citi's Upper Hand in the Wachovia Fight
http://dealbook.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/10/03/citis-upper-hand-in-the-wachovia-fight/

Wall Street Journal, October 3, 2008
In Wachovia, Citi Deal, Did S&C Overlook Some ‘Small Stuff'?
http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2008/10/03/in-wachovia-citi-deal-did-sc-overlook-some-small-stuff/

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