City Latest Deals
Nabarro and Goodwin Procter were key advisers on the £204.3m purchase of assets including Telegraph Media Group’s London headquarters by Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate from Kish Holdings.
Baker Botts and Davis Polk among US giants to advise on Halliburton’s $34.6bn merger with Baker Hughes
A raft of US firms has lined up to advise on Halliburton’s $34.6bn stock and cash takeover of key competitor Baker Hughes.
Baker & McKenzie, CMS Cameron McKenna and Taylor Wessing have all advised on the £700m sale of the landmark Gherkin building to the Safra Group controlled by Brazilian billionaire Joseph Safra.
Davis Polk & Wardwell and Latham & Watkins are advising on the IPO of Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin America.
Linklaters, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Taylor Wessing are advising on the multi-billion pound sale of United Biscuits to Turkish trade buyer Yildiz Holding.
Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz advised French advertising company Publicis Groupe in a £2.3bn deal to buy US digital specialist Sapient which was represented by Cravath Swaine & Moore and Bredin Prat.
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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Linklaters is to vote tomorrow (25 November) on sweeping changes to its international board (IB) which could result in a reduction of seats or change in function, but has ruled out a merger of the two senior boards.
Eversheds is set to continue in its role as Tyco’s sole legal provider for the next few years, proof that a deal once seen as controversial is reaping benefits for both sides.