What with the IPO market taking flight, and a couple of massive pharma deals hogging the spotlight, it’d be easy to forget that for many companies it’s business as usual
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer may have dominated the M&A landscape in the first half of 2014. But, when it comes to the mid-market, Thomson Reuters has calculated that Jones Day is the law firm ruling the roost
At times, it looked as if the UK’s public M&A market was about to triumphantly return to form in the first half of 2013. But the rush never quite materialised.
It’s been a gloomy period for the M&A market, what with global deals dwindling by 6 per cent in 2013 making the year the slowest for international deal making since 2009.
As dealmakers across the country prepare to switch their due diligence boots for dancing shoes, it can only mean one thing - The Lawyer Awards 2014 are looming
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In an LMAA charterparty dispute between Sun United and Kasteli, owners’ claims had been secured by money paid into an escrow account in the name of charterers’ solicitors.
Clifford Chance has cut its practice group representation on its management committee from six to three in a comprehensive overhaul.
Morgan Lewis has swooped on Edwards Wildman’s London office hiring corporate head David Ramm, in a move that will raise further questions about the future of the group.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Herbert Smith Freehills have advised on the sale of British Sky Broadcasting’s (BSkyB) minority stake in ITV to Liberty Global.
The Cayman Islands dominates the offshore world, but can it maintain its leading position?
The latest offshore deals comprise a few firsts, including a groundbreaking hybrid mutual in Bermuda and the largest ever catastrophe bond issuance
UK public M&A work is down, as are fees. But as the deals markets shows signs of life, it’s not just the M&A titans that are winning