Herbies called on for website’s LSE float

Herbies called on for website’s LSE float A team from Herbert Smith is advising price comparison website Moneysupermarket.com on its proposed IPO on the London Stock Exchange’s main market. The flotation is being underwritten by Credit Suisse as sole sponsor, global coordinator and bookrunner, with UBS and Lehman Brothers acting as co-lead managers. The banks are being advised by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. The Herbert Smith team is being led by corporate partner Chris Haynes, with corporate partner Alex Bafi providing US securities advice. Finance partner Chris Fanner advised on the debt financing aspects of the acquisition.