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Cleary’s Peponis advises Biomet on financing issues around $13.4 billion Zimmer Merger

Deal scheduled to close in first quarter of 2015

Meme Peponis, a New York-based partner with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Meme Peponis, a New York-based partner with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, is part of the team advising medical device maker Biomet Inc. and a consortium of private equity firm owners with the $13.35 billion merger with Zimmer Holdings Inc. Peponis is offering counsel on financing issues with the deal, for which Cleary is also acting as Biomet’s regulatory legal advisor in Europe.

The deal, which is scheduled to close in the first quarter of 2015, involves cash and stock and the assumption of net debt.

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Amy I. Stickel

Amy I. Stickel has extensive experience covering the legal, financial and pharmaceutical industries as a writer and editor. A past managing editor of Corporate Legal Times and...

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