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.
Weil Gostshal & Manges and Clifford Chance have snared lead roles advising on the sale of AIG Private Bank to Abu Dhabi investment group Aabar Investments PSJC.
Weil Gotshal London corporate partner Peter King led a team with New York partner Richard Ginsburg advising global client AIG on its sale to Aabar.
A team from Swiss firm Lenz & Staeheli led by partner Matthias Wolf advised AIG on Swiss law.
Clifford Chance Abu Dhabi-based partner Jonathan Olier advised Aabar.
The deal will see AIG become an independent financial institution headquartered in Switzerland.
AIG Private Bank represents high wealth individuals in Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
Earlier this year TheLawyer.com reported on AIG drafted in Sullivan & Cromwell chairman Rodgin Cohen to advise on its initial $20bn bailout (22 September.) The insurance giant then received additional $37.8bn in October (9 October).
To subscribe to our free Lawyer News Daily news and comment email, click here. Or get the latest news, features and comment as it's published with our free RSS feed.