Clifford Chance and Freshfields advise as John Laing Group prepares for IPO

19-Jan-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

Clifford Chance and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have stepped up to advise as infrastructure investor John Laing Group announces plans to list on the London Stock Exchange.


White & Case picks up DX mandate on acquisition of City Link assets

9-Jan-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

White & Case has advised logistics and parcel distribution company DX Group on its acquisition of assets from its collapsed competitor City Link.

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Debevoise, Skadden and Slaughters take key roles on XL Group’s $4.2bn acquisition of Catlin

9-Jan-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Debevoise & Plimpton, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom and Slaughter and May have played key advisory roles on the $4.2bn sale of insurance giant Catlin Group to XL Group.

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Travers Smith advises as books IPO ticket

8-Jan-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Travers Smith is advising the UK’s largest online rail bookings company as it prepares to go public later this year.

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A&O and Herbert Smith Freehills advise on £1bn sale of Moorfield portfolio to Lone Star

5-Jan-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Moorfield Real Estate Fund on the sale of its diversified real estate investment portfolio to Lone Star Real Estate Fund, represented by Allen & Overy (A&O), for £1bn.


DLA Piper and Hogan Lovells lead as Camden Markets floats on Aim

5-Jan-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

Market Tech Holdings, which owns Camden Markets, has floated on the Aim stock market, with advice from DLA Piper and Hogan Lovells.

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Freshfields continues its IPO frenzy with John Laing mandate

19-Jan-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

Among the first major IPOs to be announced in 2015, infrastructure investor John Laing has outlined its plan to float on the London Stock Exchange.

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Deals round-up January 2014: Battle of the broadbands

10-Feb-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Lawyers used up their minutes on the latest instalment of the Vodafone/Liberty telecoms struggle in January, while football deals also featured strongly

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Offshore: Get the London look

28-Apr-2014 | By Joanne Harris

The City’s halfway-house location and diverse market is drawing new offshore players – including litigators


All clear on M&A deals front

3-Feb-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Two years after the Takeover Code transparency rejig, we ask if firms are feeling the benefit, and comb through recent M&A fees

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