In what is likely to be one of the biggest public M&A deals of the year, insurance giants Aviva and Friends Life look set to seal a £5.6bn tie-up
Financial advisers such as Lazard and Rothschild are becoming an increasingly regular feature on London’s main list IPOs.
Firms always pitch mergers, with much fanfare, as the beginning of a bright new era for their whole offering. But in any huge tie-up, there are inevitably going to be winners and losers.
A huge raft of firms flew in to help out travel business Monarch Group on its rescue by Greybull Capital last week.
The IPO market might be starting to slow in London after a particularly active stint in 2014. But in other climes, it still seems to have plenty of momentum.
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Watson Farley & Williams has increased revenue by 8 per cent over the first half of the 2014/15 financial year, reaching £56.8m.
Weil Gotshal & Manges has added 12 new partners to its ranks in its most recent promotions round, up on nine the previous year, adding four partners in London.
Simmons & Simmons has boosted revenue by 8 per cent over the first half of the 2014/15 financial year compared to the same period in 2013/14, bringing in revenues of over £140m.
Western sanctions are making life tough for Russia’s companies and lawyers, so they are forging new links in the East
Several billion-dollar deals and a number of landmark cases characterised workflows for offshore firms in the third quarter of 2014
Given the growth in the amount of data businesses create and store, it’s a good point in time to determine how companies and law firms are working with eDiscovery and computer forensics.