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Allen & Overy

CMS corporate partner exits for A&O

Allen & Overy is set to replenish its infrastructure and private equity ranks with the hire of a partner from CMS. Edward Holmes has spent a year and a half at CMS and joined in January 2022 as a partner. He previously spent nearly 12 years at Clifford Chance, where he was a senior associate. His […]

Vets animals

Freshfields and Kirkland guide £4.5bn PE buyout of Dechra

DLA Piper, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Kirkland & Ellis have all advised on the £4.5bn cash buyout of veterinary pharmaceutical company Dechra. EQT and Abu Dhabi Investment Authority subsidiary Luxinva have purchased Dechra in one of the largest private deals of the year to date. Kirkland corporate partners Roger Johnson, Dipak Bhundia and Francesca Harris […]

DAC Beachcroft back-pedals on sale of claims group

DAC Beachcroft is reconsidering the sale of its Claims Solutions Group (CSG) following the news the firm was in talks with a private equity fund. The firm was in negotiations with London-based Limerston Capital in April over buying the CSG following a strategic review. However, a firm spokesperson has now said: “Following a strategic review […]

London Stock Exchange

City talk: The market is waking up and Latham is cashing in

Despite a febrile mood across the equity capital markets sector, Latham & Watkins and Clifford Chance have won one of the largest listing mandates for 2023. We Soda this week announced its intention to apply for admission of its shares to the premium segment of the official list of the FCA and trading on the […]

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