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Offshore M&A activity soars to record levels in 2014

27-Feb-2015 | By Joanne Harris

M&A activity offshore rose to record levels in 2014, with aggregate deal value up 63 per cent compared to 2013 and deal volume at the third-highest in the last decade.

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Linklaters and HSF advise on revived Aldermore IPO

25-Feb-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

Linklaters and Herbert Smith Freehills are among the firms to win a spot advising on the initial public offering of challenger bank Aldermore.

London

Addleshaws, Jones Day and Travers lead as 3i comes back to the UK with Aspen Pumps investment

25-Feb-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Addleshaw Goddard, Jones Day and Travers Smith have taken the lead roles on private equity group 3i’s first investment in the UK for four years - a £105m injection into Aspen Pumps.

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McCann FitzGerald secures AIB mandate ahead of capital restructuring

24-Feb-2015 | By Joanne Harris

McCann FitzGerald has been appointed as the adviser to Allied Irish Banks (AIB) on its proposed capital restructuring by the Irish government.

London

BLP, Nabarro and Herbies among key advisers on £770m deal to kick-start stalled Pinnacle development

23-Feb-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), DAC Beachcroft (DACB), Nabarro, Macfarlanes, Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) and Linklaters have played key roles in the £770m sovereign wealth deal expected to resurrect the Pinnacle at 22-24 Bishopsgate.

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Freshfields and Skadden advise on Ball Corporation’s £4.3bn bid for UK rival Rexam

19-Feb-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom have won roles advising on the proposed merger of the world’s two largest drinks can manufacturers. 

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Firms cash in as offshore M&A balloons by 63 per cent in 2014

2-Mar-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

While the M&A market has generally been on the up, it’s clear that one group has been given a major boost by the recent activity: offshore firms.

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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

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