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Becker Advises Origin Brands, Inc., a Certified Origins Italia Group Company, in Its Acquisition of the Seggiano Group

New York, NY, October 25, 2023 – Becker & Poliakoff’s Corporate and International Practice Group led a multi-jurisdictional legal team that assisted Origin Brands Inc., a Certified Origins Italia group company, in its cross-border acquisition of Italian Realfoods Limited, known as Seggiano Group, a prominent global Italian food company. The transaction closed on October 25, […]

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Golden Star Acquisition Corporation Announces Entering into a Merger Agreement with Gamehaus Inc.

September 27, 2023 – Becker & Poliakoff assisted special purpose acquisition company Golden Star Acquisition Corporation, a Cayman Islands exempted company, in the negotiation, structuring and documentation of a definitive Business Combination Agreement for a business combination with mobile game publishing company Gamehaus Inc. Following the closing, Gamehaus will operate through a publicly-traded holding company […]

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Golden Star Acquisition Corporation Announces Pricing of $60 Million Initial Public Offering

Golden Star Acquisition Corporation, a Cayman Island exempt company (NASDAQ: GODN), announced today that it priced its initial public offering of 6,000,000 units at $10.00 per unit. The Company’s units are expected to be listed on NASDAQ Stock Market LLC Global Market (“NASDAQ”) and trade under the ticker symbol “GODNU” beginning Tuesday, May 2, 2023. […]

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Becker Represents Metal Sky Star Acquisition Corporation in Future Dao Definitive Merger Agreement

Future Dao Group Holding Limited (“Future Dao”), a blockchain company with a focus on bitcoin mining, and Metal Sky Star Acquisition Corporation (Nasdaq: MSSA) (“MSSA”), a blank check company formed for the purpose of acquiring one or more businesses or entities, announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement (the “Merger Agreement”). […]

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Priscilla Bonsu Named to the 2022 Annual Hot List by Lawyers of Color

Becker is proud to announce that Priscilla Bonsu is named to the 2022 Lawyers of Color Annual Hot List, recognizing her dedicated work as an associate in Becker’s Corporate Practice Group in the New York office.  Lawyers of Color is a nonprofit devoted to promoting diversity in the legal profession and advancing democracy and equality […]

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Becker Counsels SPAC Client GreenVision In $300M Business Combination with Helbiz, Inc.

Becker is proud to announce the successful closing of a $300M business combination between its SPAC client GreenVision Acquisition Corporation (“GreenVision”) and Helbiz, Inc. a global leader in micro-mobility services. Corporate team members Jie Chengying Xiu, Michael Goldstein, Steven Glauberman, and Samantha Lesser represented GreenVision during negotiations, which were completed on August 12, 2021. GreenVision […]

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Becker Serves as Legal Counsel to Socius Insurance Services in Investment by ABRY Partners

Fort Lauderdale, FL, July 2021. Becker & Poliakoff, a business law firm with headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is pleased to announce the closing of a significant growth investment by its client, Socius Insurance Services, Inc., with ABRY Partners, a leading private equity firm based in Boston. Socius is a leading management liability and property/casualty […]

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Becker Advises Golden Path Acquisitions Through Multi-Million Dollar IPO

Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists, and other professionals throughout the East Coast, represented Golden Path Acquisition Corporation, a Cayman Island exempt company, in connection with its initial public offering. Conducted in the United States, the IPO was completed on June 24, 2021 and raised $57,500,000. Becker attorneys Bill Huo, Brian Daughney, and […]

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Becker Represents Venus Acquisition Corporation In Multi-Million Dollar Merger

Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists and other professionals at offices throughout the East Coast, successfully guided Venus Acquisition Corporation (“Venus”), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company, through merger talks with VIYI Algorithm Inc. (“VIYI Algo”), a Cayman Islands exempted company operating in China and controlled by WiMi Hologram Cloud, Inc. The […]

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SPOTLIGHT: Jie Chengying Xiu, Corporate & Securities

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Becker showcases the inspiration, philosophies, and expertise of the women attorneys and lobbyists who help elevate our firm and client service.  Jie Chengying Xiu focuses her practice on corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions and a broad range of business and commercial matters. She represents complex, high-profile M&A and securities […]

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Becker Advises DLH in $95M Acquisition of Health Technology Provider

Becker & Poliakoff recently advised the DLH Holdings Corporation (DLH), a leading provider of innovative healthcare research, services and solutions to the federal government, in its acquisition of privately-held Irving Burton Associates, LLC (IBA). Atlanta-based DLH has approximately 2000 employees serving numerous federal government clients throughout the United States and abroad. Virginia-based IBA employs approximately […]

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“How I Made Partner: Becker & Poliakoff’s Jie Chengying Xiu,”

Jie Chengying Xiu, 43, Becker & Poliakoff Office: New York. Practice area: Capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, corporate. Law school and year of graduation: Seton Hall Law School, 2004. How long have you been at the firm? Four years. Were you an associate at another firm before joining your present firm? I was counsel at […]

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$95 Million Financing for Acquisition of Leading Public Health Service Organization

Becker is pleased to announce that it represented its long-time public healthcare client, DLH Corporation, in the closing of a $95 million credit facility for the acquisition of privately-held firm, Social & Scientific Systems (SSS). The newly acquired firm was purchased for $70 million in cash with a $25 million working capital revolving credit line […]

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Jie Chengying Xiu Elected Chair of Prestigious Asian Financial Society

March 1, 2019 – New York, NY — Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists and other professionals at offices throughout the East Coast, announced that New York Corporate shareholder Jie Chengying Xiu was elected Chairwoman of the Asian Financial Society (AFS) on February 22, 2019, becoming the first legal professional elected in […]

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Brian Daughney to be Honored as “Citizen of the Year” at 2019 Pineapple Ball

We are pleased to announce that Brian Daughney, Shareholder in Becker’s Corporate Practice, has been selected as a 2019 Pineapple Ball Honoree by the Garden City Chamber of Commerce. Brian will be presented with the prestigious “Citizen of the Year” award at this year’s gala on Friday, April 26, 2019. The award was established in […]

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Jie Xiu and Brian Daughney on China Targeted M&A Re-Emerges in SPAC World

Recently there has been an uptick in China targeted mergers and acquisitions using the formerly and again popular reversemerger concept through special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs). For purposes of this discussion, “China targeted” includes businesses that may be located in China or based in the United States which cater to the domestic China community. In […]

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