City Latest Deals
Pfizer’s $160bn merger with Allergan may well be the largest healthcare transaction in history, but at least the in-house team didn’t have to contend with a merger, injunction attempt, simultaneous de-listing and new listing all in one year.
A host of US and Irish firms are taking the lead on Pfizer’s $160bn merger with pharmaceutical rival Allergan.
Shearman & Sterling and Slaughter and May have bagged the top M&A roles on the £3.5bn acquisition of Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) by cable company Liberty Global.
At the start of the month Howes Percival boosted its Cambridge office through the hire of a four strong team of real estate partners from Taylor Vinters.
Allen & Overy (A&O), Hogan Lovells, Linklaters and Slaughter and May have won top roles on the record-breaking £13bn asset portfolio sale by the UK Government to Cerberus Capital Management.