City Latest Deals
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.
Linklaters and Herbert Smith Freehills are among the firms to win a spot advising on the initial public offering of challenger bank Aldermore.
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.
McCann FitzGerald has been appointed as the adviser to Allied Irish Banks (AIB) on its proposed capital restructuring by the Irish government.
BLP, Nabarro and Herbies among key advisers on £770m deal to kick-start stalled Pinnacle development
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.
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.
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.