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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.
Allen & Overy (Trevor Borthwick) advised the Royal Bank of Scotland and Deutsche Bank as joint arrangers on the £560m acquisition of Regional Independent Media Holdings by Johnston Press. Johnston advised by Ashurst Morris Crisp. Regional Independent Media advised by Macfarlanes. Linklaters advised the underwriters on the rights issue.
Norton Rose is advising Group 4 Falck on its acquisition of the Wackenhut Corporation. The deal is being financed through a $1.335bn (£937.3m) debt facility arranged and underwritten by UBS Warburg. Banks advised by Linklaters.
CMS Cameron McKenna (Mark Moseley) is advising on the restructuring of the electricity supply industry in Lesotho. Camerons is providing its services through IPA Energy Consulting.