The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 is the only research report to provide a ranking of the top 100 independent local firms and top 50 global firms in the region. The report offers critical review of some of the fastest growing firms and their strategies, a country-by-country guide to leading legal advisers and legal services market trends, plus exclusive insight into the current business development opportunities in the Asia Pacific. 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).