The Lawyer Africa Elite 2014 features an in-depth look at 46 leading independent firms’ strategies in 15 key sub-Saharan jurisdictions, as well as the views of in-house counsel from some of Africa’s largest companies... Read more
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.
Clifford Chance and New York firms Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy and Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom advised on the $2.1bn (£1.12bn) acquisition of Prisma Energy by Ashmore Energy. Prisma, a subsidiary of disgraced energy giant Enron, holds Enron's energy assets in Latin America, Turkey, Poland and the Philippines, including power plants and gas pipelines. Cayman Islands-based Ashmore Energy is majority-owned by funds managed by Ashmore Investment Management. Clifford Chance advised Ashmore, led by New York M&A partner David Brinton. Skadden represented Prisma, while Milbank advised Enron. Deutsche Bank Securities and ABN Amro were the financial advisers.