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.
SJ Berwin (Christophe Digoy, Jean Goncalves) and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have advised Cinven on its acquisition of French cable business NC Numericable. NC advised by Gide Loyrette Nouel.
Clifford Chance (Jonny Myers, Ian Bagshaw, Kathy Honeywood) advised Wickes, a member of the Focus Wickes Group, on its £950m acquisition by Travis Perkins. Travis Perkins advised by Linklaters.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Jan-Wilem van der Staay) has advised CVC Capital Partners on its winning bid to acquire the sugar confectionary unit of Dutch food group CSM for €850m (£594.9m). CSM advised by Allen & Overy.
Travers Smith (David Innes, Simon Buckingham) and Osborne Clarke advised Bridgepoint Capital on the acquisition of the £64m UK footwear retailer Faith Group from Jonathan Faith. Faith Group advised by Taylor Wessing.
Ashurst (John McClenahan) advised Mitsui on its multibillion-dollar acquisition of the international genaration portfolio of Edison Mission Energy, in partnership with International Power. International Power advised by Clifford Chance.