Fresnillo deal tests magic circle mettle

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Linklaters have won places on the £4bn listing of Mexican silver giant Fresnillo on the London Stock Exchange. Fresnillo, which is expected to enter the FTSE100, called on Linklaters corporate partners Charlie Jacobs and Stuart Bedford and managing associate Iain Wagstaff. Freshfields represented the sponsoring banks, led by JP Morgan Cazanove, through corporate partner Julian Makin.