City Latest Deals
Linklaters and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer took the key roles on Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC’s acquisition of a stake in RAC.
Four firms have played lead roles in a $1.47bn (£900m) transaction between two Russian online giants which brought to an end years of complex litigation.
Stephenson Harwood has advised transport company Govia on a phase one merger clearance from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) for the Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern (TSGN) rail franchise.
Slaughter and May and Hogan Lovells were key advisers on Mothercare’s £100m rights issue which was announced yesterday (23 September).
Linklaters’ Swedish office advised Microsoft and Mannheimer Swartling represented Mojang, the creators of hit game Minecraft, in the $2.5bn deal to buy the Swedish game company.
Allen & Overy has scooped a key role in the administration of Phones 4U, having been instructed by the company and its administrator PwC.
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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Beggs led Dentons’ advice for French energy giant Total on its $1.6m acquisition of a 40 per cent interest in two shale gas exploration licenses in the UK’s Gainsborough Trough
The City’s halfway-house location and diverse market is drawing new offshore players – including litigators
Two years after the Takeover Code transparency rejig, we ask if firms are feeling the benefit, and comb through recent M&A fees
Doughty Street predictably made a big splash this week due to the wedding of George Clooney and human rights barrister Amal Alamuddin . The set was forced to upgrade its website due to a flood in hits after the couple got engaged earlier this year.
Shoosmiths has elected employment partner Peter Duff as the firm’s new chairman for a three-year tenure with effect from 1 May 2015.