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Barclays Capital general counsel Judith Shepherd to step down

Barclays Capital general counsel Judith Shepherd has resigned from her role today (9 January) and is set to leave the company in the first half of 2015. Barclays has yet to announce a replacement for Shepherd, who joined the bank from US firm Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in 2006 as deputy group general counsel. She was then appointed […]


DLA Piper and Hogan Lovells lead as Camden Markets floats on Aim

Market Tech Holdings, which owns Camden Markets, has floated on the Aim stock market, with advice from DLA Piper and Hogan Lovells. The listing, which gave Market Tech a market capitalisation of £750m, is the largest on the Aim market in 2014. It unifies more than 11 acres of real estate assets under single ownership.  […]

Schoenherr advises HETA on sale of Hypo Group’s SEE Banking Network

Schoenherr has advised Heta Asset Resolution (HETA) on the agreement over the purchase of Hypo Group Alpe Adria, the South-Eastern European (SEE) banking network of the former Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank International (SEE Network). The US fund Advent International and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) signed an agreement on 22 December 2014 to acquire […]

DLA Piper hires Adam Sak as partner in SIlicon Valley office

DLA Piper has announced that Adam Sak has joined the firm’s technology transactions and strategic sourcing practice as a partner in the Silicon Valley office. Sak focuses his practice on complex commercial transactions, including business process outsourcing (BPO) and information technology outsourcing (ITO) transactions, as well as advising companies on other strategic sourcing matters. Prior […]

Conyers advises Yuzhou Properties Company on the issuance of senior notes

Conyers Dill & Pearman has provided Cayman law advice to Yuzhou Properties Company Ltd on the issuance of $250m (£165m) 9.00 per cent senior notes due in 2019. Yuzhou Properties Company Ltd is one of the leading Fujian-based property developers. Its primary focus is developing high-quality residential properties. To diversify its portfolio, the group also […]

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