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.
Européenne de Froid et Services, MC International Group's holding company, sold to Johnson Controls for euro164m (£101m). The management and Charterhouse, Advent and CDC Equity Capital - all owners of Européenne - advised by Ashurst Morris Crisp (Thomas Forschbach). Johnson Controls advised by Herbert Smith.
Tibbett & Britten sells its Axial automotive business to AutoLogic Holdings for a total consideration of £59.5m. Tibbett & Britten advised by Denton Wilde Sapte (Anthony Alexander, Helen Cleaveland). AutoLogic advised by Lovells.
Reckitt Benckiser sells Reckitt's (Ireland) to Standard Brands (Ireland) for euro45m (£27.7m). Reckitt Benckiser advised by Matheson Ormsby Prentice (Edward Miller). Standard Brands advised by SJ Berwin.
People's Bank sells its UK credit card and consumer credit business to Citigroup International for £368m. People's Bank advised by Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (Andrew Curran). Citigroup advised by Clifford Chance (John Healy).