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10 stumbling blocks in a business exit

Every business exit is different and a seller’s requirements will vary depending on the nature of their target business, the parties involved and the wider commercial climate. Even so, common issues crop up regularly.

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Kirkland’s City financials reach all-time high of $380m

Kirkland & Ellis’s latest financials have revealed the firm has increased its global revenue by more than $500m, up 19 per cent from last year’s $3.16bn to $3.76bn. Outpacing global growth, London revenue is believed to have hit $380m, rising nearly $100m from 2017’s $300m. Last year, it also hit the dizzying heights of $5m […]

Kirkland mulls office move after rapid City expansion

With Kirkland & Ellis showing no signs of scaling down its recruitment efforts in London, the firm is understood to be reassessing its real estate options that could include a move away from its iconic home in the Gherkin. Kirkland is thought to be considering a number of options, including the prospect of a move […]

Clifford Chance and Kirkland scoop $17m from Inmarsat satellite sale

Clifford Chance and Kirkland & Ellis have picked up nearly $17m for their role advising on the acquisition of British satellite company Inmarsat by a private equity consortium. The £2.6bn ($3.4bn) takeover of Inmarsat by Triton Bidco, a newly formed consortium made up of London-based Apax, New York-based Warburg and two Canadian pension funds, the […]

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