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This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
Allen & Overy (A&O) has won Raiffeisen International Bank-Holding as a new client after advising the group on the largest IPO in the history of the Vienna Stock Exchange.
Led by London-based US partner Thomas Werlen, the A&O team landed the mandate to advise Raiffeisen on its €1.11bn (£750m) listing after a beauty parade involving a number of City and US firms.
A&O has developed a strong track record in Austria, having advised on a number of major capital market deals over the last 12 months, including acting for VA Technologie on its €907m (£616.3m) sale to Siemens.
Merrill Lynch and Raiffeisen Centrobank, the joint global bookrunners and joint lead managers, were advised by Davis Polk & Wardwell.