FanDuel and DraftKings announce proposed merger
Shepherd and Wedderburn and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati acted for FanDuel in its proposed conditional merger with DraftKings, which was announced on Friday. The Shepherd and Wedderburn transaction team included UK corporate lawyers Stephen Trombala, John Morrison, Tom Swan, Eilidh Gillanders and Claire Busby, with UK tax input from Stephen Miller and Douglas Sinclair and UK share incentives input from Rodger Cairns and Gavin Charlton. DraftKings were advised by Cooley. The press release in respect of the proposed merger is here.