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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.
Tite & Lewis (Tamara Box) advised on underwriters and arrangers Credit Suisse First Boston and Dresdner Bank on a £144m securitisation of consumer loans, rental leases and equipment leases. The originators BPN Créditus, BPN Rent and BPN Leasing advised by Abreu Cardigos & Associados.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (Christoph von Dryander) advised Deutsche Bank and Deutsche Bank Finance on a o2.8bn (£1.75bn) ex-changeable bond issue into Novartis shares. Novartis advised by Shearman & Sterling on US law and Bär & Karrer on Swiss law. Homburger advised the banks on Swiss law.
Davis Polk & Wardwell (Marlene Alva, Andrés Gil) advised Instituto de Crédito Oficial on a $1.5bn (£1.05bn) bond issue guaranteed by the Kingdom of Spain. Lead managers Credit Suisse First Boston and Salomon Smith Barney advised by Clifford Chance.