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.
Ashurst Morris Crisp (Mark Vickers) advised the Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays Bank on the debt funding for the merger between Ambion Brick Company, majority owned by Royal Bank Private Equity, and Chelwood Brick Group, majority owned by Cinven. Cinven advised by Macfarlanes. Royal Bank Private Equity advised by Hammond Suddards Edge.
Davis Polk & Wardwell advised UBS Warburg as lead manager of a $1.25bn (£870.1m) bond issue by Landwirt-schaftliche Rentenbank. Hengeler Mueller advised on German law. Rentenbank advised by Sullivan & Cromwell.
Norton Rose advised Italian export credit agency Istituto per i Servizi Assicurativi del Commercio Estero (Sace) on the $1.1bn (£765.7m) financing for a polyethelene plant to be built in Rio de Janeiro by Rio Polimeros. Polimeros advised by Clifford Chance. Lead arrangers BNP Paribas advised by Chiomenti.