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Linklaters’ real estate finance team has undergone tremendous growth over the last five years with the volume of work it carries out increasing by 600 per cent, according to the firm.
Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co has jumped six places in the corporate client rankings following its upcoming merger with Gowlings, while Slaughter and May continues to lead with 114 clients.
Cross-border teams from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Sullivan & Cromwell are advising on the €1.7bn (£1.2bn) tie-up between banking technology companies Wincor Nixdorf and Diebold in Germany and the US.
Pfizer’s $160bn merger with Allergan may well be the largest healthcare transaction in history, but at least the in-house team didn’t have to contend with a merger, injunction attempt, simultaneous de-listing and new listing all in one year.
A host of US and Irish firms are taking the lead on Pfizer’s $160bn merger with pharmaceutical rival Allergan.
Shearman & Sterling and Slaughter and May have bagged the top M&A roles on the £3.5bn acquisition of Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) by cable company Liberty Global.
Last week, The Lawyer reported on Pfizer’s $160bn merger with Allergan, in which over 10 firms are acting on one of the largest healthcare transactions in history.
Stephenson Harwood has made up five new partners in its latest promotions round, all of which are based in London.