LexisNexis Expands Lexis Practice Advisor with New Offering Addressing Mergers & Acquisitions and Securities & Capital Markets

  LexisNexis Expands Lexis Practice Advisor with New Offering Addressing
  Mergers & Acquisitions and Securities & Capital Markets

  End-to-end practical guidance solutions help law firm M&A, Securities and
   Capital Markets practice groups increase productivity, improve practice
                    efficiency and maximize billable hours

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- March 27, 2013

LexisNexis^® Legal & Professional, a leading provider of content and
technology solutions, today launched two new modules for its practical
guidance offering Lexis^® Practice Advisor. The new offerings for Mergers &
Acquisitions and Securities & Capital Markets help practice groups at law
firms execute transactions more efficiently, confidently and in-line with
current legal and market trends. Providing practical guidance, checklists,
model documents and legal and market analysis for key transactions and topics,
the modules support each step an attorney needs to take during a transaction
or filing, from deal evaluation and due diligence – or compliance review – to
document drafting. Additionally, the Mergers & Acquisitions module debuts
Lexis^® Market Tracker, a new tool delivering real-time insights into deals
and trends in the M&A market.

“Constant market and regulatory changes, cost pressures and stiff competition
are the new normal for law firms handling sophisticated, complex transactional
areas such as Mergers & Acquisitions and Securities & Capital Markets,” said
Suzanne Petren Moritz, vice president and managing director for Lexis Practice
Advisor. “The expert guidance and unparalleled market insight provided by
Lexis Practice Advisor and the unique Lexis® Market Tracker tool empower
lawyers to stay current, negotiate with confidence and help clients expedite
each step of their transaction.”

“Lexis Practice Advisor and Lexis Market Tracker are incredibly useful tools
that will undoubtedly save me a lot of time in my practice and help give me an
edge that will provide a lot of value to clients,” said Michael Wilson,
Associate at Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP.

Lexis Practice Advisor – Mergers & Acquisitions with Lexis Market Tracker

The Lexis Practice Advisor Mergers & Acquisitions module covers the key areas
of M&A transactions such as Public Company M&A, Private Asset Acquisitions,
Private Stock Acquisitions and Private Mergers. It addresses the core
activities of an M&A attorney – from structuring and planning a deal, handling
preliminary agreements and conducting due diligence, to drafting and
negotiating the main purchase or merger agreement, signing and closing. Built
and managed by a team that includes experienced former Am Law 100 M&A
attorneys, the Mergers & Acquisitions module features content contributions
from lawyers at world-class firms such as DLA Piper, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
LLP and Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. The extensive, continuously-updated
resource is complemented by the new Lexis Market Tracker tool, which offers
unique, real-time insight in the M&A market with unprecedented granularity on
over 1,000 recent deals and over 900 deal points. Lawyers can search, compare
and analyze relevant deals, negotiated terms, structures and provisions,
enabling them to accelerate and optimize their deal negotiations and

Lexis Practice Advisor – Securities & Capital Markets

The Lexis Practice Advisor Securities & Capital Markets module addresses the
primary elements of securities transactions, including Private Offerings,
IPOs, Rule 144A/Reg. S Debt Offerings and Follow-on Offerings and key filings,
such as Proxy Statements and Periodic Reports. Featuring contributions from
lawyers at preeminent firms such as K&L Gates LLP, Morrison & Foerster LLP,
Reed Smith LLP and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, the offering is
tailored to the workflow of practitioners handling a diverse range of
transactional securities matters and securities reporting issues, from
document drafting to compliance review and filings. The module offers legal
analysis, cases, codes and SEC administrative materials, such as no-action
letters, as well as compliance and disclosure interpretations and releases for
key federal securities law topics. It also includes 50-state jurisdictional
coverage for important issues under Blue Sky Law.

With the launch of the new Lexis Practice Advisor modules, LexisNexis is
leveraging its next-generation technology platform. Users will benefit from
advanced features and functionality such as history, alerts, work folders and
interactive forms as well as more intuitive navigation, workflow and search.
The Lexis Practice Advisor portfolio of practical guidance modules now
includes Business & Commercial, Financial Restructuring & Bankruptcy,
California, Corporate Counsel, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Securities &
Capital Markets. Additional releases this year will include Real Estate and
Intellectual Property. Offered on an annual all-inclusive subscription basis,
modules are available as stand-alone products or in conjunction with other
LexisNexis subscriptions.

More information about Lexis Practice Advisor is available at
High-resolution screen shots can be downloaded here:

Lexis Practice Advisor                             Lexis Practice Advisor
Mergers & Acquisitions                             Securities & Capital
• Home page                                        • Snapshot tab

• Snapshot tab                                     • Practical Guidance tab
• Form example                                     • Form example

• Lexis Market Tracker                             

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