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.
Sidley Austin Brown & Wood (Graham Penn) advised Lehman Brothers on its first securitisation of commercial mortgages, worth £467m. Issuer Windermere was advised by Clifford Chance (Elizabeth Knox).
Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft (Lyndon Norley) advised Indonesian cement company Semen Cibinong on its recent restructuring of $1.5bn (£1.04bn) debt. The restructuring included the company's acquisition by investor Holeim, advised by Latham & Watkins in Singapore.
Norton Rose (Christian Parker) advised Carlsberg on a g1bn (£616.39m) debt issuance programme and a subsequent £250m bond issue. Arranger and manager JP Morgan Securities advised by Linklaters (Jane Brown).
Norton Rose (Vincent Keaveny) advised Banco Comercial Português on the first ever residential mortgaged-backed securitisation in Portugal, worth v1bn (£616.39m). Arrangers UBS Warburg and ABN Amro, and trustee Bankers Trustee Company advised by Clifford Chance.