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Pinsents and Stephenson Harwood among firms exploring Iran opportunities

29-Jul-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

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.

Money

Which US firm is for you? This year's International Top 30 offers some clues

28-Jul-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

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.

Pharmaceutical

Latham and Sullivan act on Teva's $40.5bn purchase of pharma rival Allergan

27-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

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). 

Financial Times

Freshfields and Skadden land roles on Pearson’s £844m FT sale to Nikkei

23-Jul-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

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.

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Gibson Dunn, Latham and Weil act on St Jude’s $3.4bn pharma purchase of Thoratec

23-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

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.

London

Pinsent Masons and Travers Smith advise as Houlihan Lokey buys financial adviser McQueen

22-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Pinsent Masons and Travers Smith have won top roles on the sale of City-based finance adviser McQueen to international investment bank Houlihan Lokey. 

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Trowers & Hamlins' international profit drops 96 per cent to £100k

22-Jul-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Trowers & Hamlins’ international net profit has plummeted by 96 per cent from £2.5m to £100,000 in the last financial year.

Stock exchange

HSF and Norton Rose Fulbright win top roles on Menhaden Capital's IPO

21-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) and Norton Rose Fulbright have won roles on the latest energy-focused company to float on the London Stock Exchange. 

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Ashurst and Linklaters act on Schneider's £1.3bn reverse takeover of Aveva

20-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Ashurst and Linklaters have won top roles on the £1.3bn reverse takeover of engineering software company Aveva Group by French-based Schneider Electric. 

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A ‘white list’ of permitted management activities is one of the changes to ensure structure remains the market standard.

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Group similar provisions together in a single document is among the tips offered here.

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Offshore deals, January-June 2015

20-Jul-2015

Firms had a strong and interesting start to 2015. 

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Return of the big spenders: fees in public M&A work

6-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

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.

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Ireland’s lawyers tell a tale of two economies

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The country’s domestic economy is now in steady recovery.

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Mishcon loses co-head of funds and financial services to O’Melveny

28-Jul-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Mishcon de Reya co-head of funds and financial services group Eve Ellis is set to join O’Melveny & Myers in London.

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Morgan Lewis takes DLA Piper funds head in London

16-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Morgan Lewis & Bockius has hired DLA Piper’s London head of investment funds Gawain Hughes, as the firm continues to grow in London.

Stock exchange

Norton Rose Fulbright and Carey Olsen represent solar investment fund Bluefield on planned flotation

14-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

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. 

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