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.
Carrefour sells frozen food subsidiary Picard Surgelés to consortium led by Candover Investments and Chevrillon et Associés for $585m (£405.59m). Carrefour advised by Clifford Chance (Marcus Billam). Consortium advised by Linklaters & Alliance (David Aknin). Founding partial owners of Picard Surgelés advised by Bredin Prat & Associés (Dominique Bompoint) and Scotto Wilinski et Associés (Lionel Scotto).
Babcock International Group acquires Hunting Contract Services and Hunting Technical Support from Hunting for £60.9m. Hunting advised by CMS Cameron McKenna (Gary Green). Babcock advised by Slaughter and May (Kathryn Davies).
BPB acquires the Rawlplug group of businesses from Baxi Group for £27m. Baxi Group advised by Pinsent Curtis Biddle (Paul Harkin), Arthur Cox and Slaughter and May. BPB advised by Shoosmiths (Peter Seary).
Abacus Polar acquires Silicon Concepts for £13.9m. Abacus Polar advised by Charles Lucas & Marshall (Stewart McMinn). Silicon Concepts advised by Heald Nickinson (Tony Struve).
Dowell & Associates undergoes management buyout. Vendor advised by Charles Russell (William Smyth). Newco advised by Lamb Brooks (John Roche, David Evans).