Weil Gotshal & Manges and DLA Piper have won top roles on the £1.8bn sale of baggage handling company Swissport from private equity firm PAI Partners to China’s HNA Group.
Linklaters is advising technology company Delphi Automotive on its £1.07bn acquisition of HellermannTyton Group, represented by Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom.
Kerman & Co and Harneys are advising Coinsilium on its intention to float on Aim, as it looks to become the first UK blockchain company to go public.
A number of major law firms, including Pinsent Masons and Stephenson Harwood, are exploring their options in Iran in the wake of the recent deal ending sanctions against the country.
With moves between US firms rocketing in the first half of 2015, The Lawyer’s Top 30 International Firms in London report reveals the most coveted firms to join and those losing out in the war for talent in London.
Latham & Watkins and Sullivan & Cromwell have won top roles on one the largest pharma M&A transactions of 2015, as Teva Pharmaceutical Industries agrees to buy Dublin-based Allergan for $40.5bn (£26bn).
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom have advised on the £844m deal to sell the Financial Times group to Japanese media firm Nikkei.
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, Latham & Watkins and Weil Gotshal & Manges have all advised on the latest multi-billion dollar pharma acquisition of global corporation Thoratec by St Jude Medical.
Pinsent Masons and Travers Smith have won top roles on the sale of City-based finance adviser McQueen to international investment bank Houlihan Lokey.
Finance: unregulated agreement remains unregulated download subscription
…despite representation and warranty to the contrary. A helpful decision for lenders
Employment update, summer 2015: leaving the EU; suitable alternative jobs; and more download subscription
Also: tribunal wach and a round-up of recent interesting cases.
RBS told to disclose confidential documents download subscription
…but bank likely to ask to re-word its defence.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom have ...
Firms had a strong and interesting start to 2015.
Fees are on the rise in public M&A work, but the gap is widening between the billion-pound transactions and those of under £500m.
The country’s domestic economy is now in steady recovery.
Mishcon de Reya co-head of funds and financial services group Eve Ellis is set to join O’Melveny & Myers in London.
Morgan Lewis & Bockius has hired DLA Piper’s London head of investment funds Gawain Hughes, as the firm continues to grow in London.
Norton Rose Fulbright and Carey Olsen represent solar investment fund Bluefield on planned flotation
Norton Rose Fulbright and Carey Olsen have advised Bluefield European Solar Fund (BESF) on its intention to raise €200m on its flotation on the London Stock Exchange.