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.
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.