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.
Linklaters (John Tucker) advised JP Morgan as lead arranger and joint bookrunner on the $2bn (£1.4bn) debt funding for Swiss group Xstrata's acquisition of Australian and South African coal business Glencore International for $2.5bn (£1.75bn). Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised Xstrata. Allen & Overy advised Glencore.
Denton Wilde Sapte (Sarah Coucher) advised Coutts & Co and the Royal Bank of Scotland on the £40m management buyout of Eagle Rock Entertainment.
Slaughter and May (Robert Stern) advised Thames Water Utilities Finance on a series of £175m index-linked notes under its $4bn (£2.8bn) debt issuance programme. Lead manager HSBC and co-manager Royal Bank of Scotland advised by Linklaters.