UK public M&A work is down, as are fees. But as the deals markets shows signs of life, it’s not just the M&A titans that are winning
Will the volume of deals soon return to the market and has the UK Takeover Code’s aim of introducing fee transparency hit its target? Our experts discuss
As the equity capital markets rocketed back into favour and global M&A saw at least a partial return to form, there have been some rich pickings for The Lawyer’s Corporate Team of the Year award shortlisted firms in 2014.
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Linklaters has appointed current Asian corporate head Matthew Middleditch as its new global corporate head to replace outgoing chief Jeremy Parr.
French corporate boutique BDGS Associés has made its first lateral hire since setting up 18 months ago, appointing Linklaters M&A partner Marc Loy.
Willkie Farr has hired Kirkland & Ellis private equity partner duo Claire McDaid and Matthew Dean to launch its private equity offering in London.
Stephenson Harwood and Travers Smith took key roles on the launch and flotation of peer-to-peer (P2P) loans business P2P Global Investments (P2PGI) on the London Stock Exchange’s main market.
Chicago-based law firm Katten Muchin Rosenman has created a dedicated City-based asset management group with the hire of two new partners.