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From Coronation Street to Legoland to Serie A football – glamorous transactions were grist for the mill last month, gilding the lily of big energy and infrastructure deals
City Latest Deals
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Herbert Smith Freehills have advised on the sale of British Sky Broadcasting’s (BSkyB) minority stake in ITV to Liberty Global.
Hogan Lovells and Addleshaw Goddard are among the firms to win key roles on Bestway’s acquisition of The Co-operative Group’s 774-branch pharmacy chain.
Herbert Smith Freehills and Slaughter and May are advising on the proposed takeover of Dublin-based Shire, by US drug manufacturer AbbVie.
The total fees paid to lawyers on public M&A deals over the first half of calendar year 2014 fell by 35 per cent compared with the previous six months, research by The Lawyer has found.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Clifford Chance have joined a host of UK, US and French firms involved as the battle to acquire luxury travel business Club Méditerranée (Club Med) hots up.