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Nabarro and Goodwin Procter advises on acquisition of Telegraph Media HQ

19-Nov-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

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. 

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Baker Botts and Davis Polk among US giants to advise on Halliburton’s $34.6bn merger with Baker Hughes

18-Nov-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

A raft of US firms has lined up to advise on Halliburton’s $34.6bn stock and cash takeover of key competitor Baker Hughes.

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Baker & McKenzie, CMS and Taylor Wessing line up for Gherkin sale

10-Nov-2014 | By Kate Beioley

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.

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Davis Polk and Latham buckle up for $1bn Virgin America IPO

7-Nov-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Davis Polk & Wardwell and Latham & Watkins are advising on the IPO of Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin America. 

London

Linklaters, Freshfields and Taylor Wessing advise on £2bn sale of United Biscuits to Yildiz Holding

5-Nov-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Linklaters, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Taylor Wessing are advising on the multi-billion pound sale of United Biscuits to Turkish trade buyer Yildiz Holding.

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Wachtell, Cravath and Bredin Prat drafted to advise on Publicis-Sapient £2.3bn deal

5-Nov-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

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.

Deals Round-up

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Deals round-up January 2014: Battle of the broadbands

10-Feb-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Lawyers used up their minutes on the latest instalment of the Vodafone/Liberty telecoms struggle in January, while football deals also featured strongly

City Analysis

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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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All clear on M&A deals front

3-Feb-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Two years after the Takeover Code transparency rejig, we ask if firms are feeling the benefit, and comb through recent M&A fees

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Linklaters to vote on streamlining board in governance review

24-Nov-2014 | By Kate Beioley

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.

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Eversheds' trusting relationship with Tyco pays off with contract extension

24-Nov-2014 | By Joanne Harris

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.

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