The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 is the only research report to provide a ranking of the top 100 independent local firms and top 50 global firms in the region. The report offers critical review of some of the fastest growing firms and their strategies, a country-by-country guide to leading legal advisers and legal services market trends, plus exclusive insight into the current business development opportunities in the Asia Pacific. 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).