Lazard Advises Dole Special Committee in $1.6 Billion Acquisition by Murdock

Munger, Tolles & Olson represented investment bank Lazard as financial advisor to the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Dole Food Company in its acquisition by David H. Murdock, announced August 12. The deal has an enterprise value of $1.6 billion.

Robert B. Knauss represented Lazard in the transaction. Mr. Knauss’s practice concentrates on general corporate and partnership law, focusing primarily on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate finance.