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Linklaters (Christopher Arend) advised the Dow Chemical Company on the construction financing of a pipeline for the transport of ethylene between Stade and Teutschenthal in Germany. De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek advised Dow on Dutch law with King & Spalding advising on US law. Debt financier Commerzbank advised by Bingham Dana on US law, White & Case on German law and Loyens Loeff on Dutch law.
Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw represented the underwriting syndicate of Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse First Boston, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Salomon Smith Barney and UBS Warburg on a $650m (£443.18m) 10-year global bond for the Central Bank of Tunisia. Central Bank advised by Sidley Austin Brown & Wood (Hugh Frame).
Clifford Chance (Tim Morris) advised Norwegian financial services group Storebrand Group on e160m (£100m) of exchangeable bonds, which are exchangeable for ordinary shares of Orkla. Joint lead managers Morgan Stanley and Schroder Salomon Smith Barney were advised by Linklaters.