The Lawyer Africa Elite 2014 features an in-depth look at 46 leading independent firms’ strategies in 15 key sub-Saharan jurisdictions, as well as the views of in-house counsel from some of Africa’s largest companies... Read more
This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
US online auctioneer eBay buys French rival iBazar in a share exchange transaction worth up to $112m (£76.6m). The seller of iBazar advised by Jones Day Reavis & Pogue (Olivier Edwards) and Stibbe (Olivier du Mottay). eBay advised by Cooley Godward.
London-based telecoms company African Lakes Corporation makes placing and open offer of shares on Nairobi and London stock exchanges as it announces plans for transactions valued at £24m. African Lakes advised by Simmons & Simmons (Edward Lukins).
Guardian iT acquires the entire issued share capital of Allegro Group Nordic for £6.5m. Guardian iT advised by SJ Berwin (Jonathan Djanogly, Marcus Biggs) and Wiersholm Mellbye & Bech in Norway (Tone Ostensen). Allegro advised by Steenstrup Stordrange of Oslo (Robert Sveen).