The Lawyer Global Litigation Top 50 report is the only ranking of international law firms by litigation and arbitration revenue and is essential reading for anyone seeking to benchmark their litigation and dispute resolution practices...
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Benfield Greig Group, the London reinsurance broker, buys US rival EW Blanch Holdings for £123m. Benfield Greig advised by Debevoise & Plimpton (Andrew Sommer) and Ashurst Morris Crisp (Jeremy Hill). EW Blanch advised by Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson.
Following the provisional liquidation of Daewoo in the UK, TWR Group acquires Daewoo's technical centre in Worthing for an undisclosed amount. TWR advised by Simmons & Simmons (Mark Dewar). KPMG, the provisional liquidator of Daewoo, advised by Norton Rose.
Royal Bank Private Equity completes management buyout of Queensborough Holdings for £40m. Royal Bank Private Equity advised by Macfarlanes (Stephen Drewitt). Barclays Acquisition Finance advised by DLA. Management advised by Herbert Smith. Queensborough Holdings advised by Richard Saleh & Co.
PepsiCo offers $535m (£371.6m) of SEC-registered stock. PepsiCo advised by Davis Polk & Wardwell (Winthrop Conrad, Avishai Shachar). Merrill Lynch advised by Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom (Matthew Mallow).