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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.
SJ Berwin (Philip Goldenberg) advised Canaccord Capital on $25m (£17.5m) rescue finance, which was used to recapitalise Navan Mining. Navan (Pii Ketvel) advised by Clyde & Co (Martin Byatt) and bank syndication, led by Deutsche Bank, advised by Allen & Overy (Jonathan Brownson).
Matthew Arnold & Baldwin (Alistair Bacon) advised liquidator Maidment Judd on Organic Clothing's disposal of the Fulham fashion retailer Voyage. Purchaser advised by Barker Gillette (John Gillette).
Allen & Overy (Anne Baldock, Calvin Walker) advised Financial Security Assurance (FSA) and the Royal Bank of Scotland on the PFI Pathfinder project for the University of Hertfordshire. Project financed by a wrapped fund guaranteed by FSA. University advised by Mills & Reeve (Raith Pickup, Bridget Archibald). Sponsors advised by Ashurst Morris Crisp (Philip Vernon, David Nelligan, Nick Avery, Patrick Boyle).
Latham & Watkins (Christopher Kaufman) advised Advanced Micro Devices on a $500m (£350.3m) convertible senior debenture. Credit Suisse First Boston and Salomon Smith Barney advised by Davis Polk & Wardwell (Alan Denenberg).