Company and commercial

Ogier advises Action Hotels on sale to Action Real Estate

Ogier has advised Action Hotels on its sale to Action Real Estate. Action Hotels, a long-standing client of the firm, is a leading owner and developer of hotels in the Middle East and Australia. The Ogier team, led by global head of corporate Simon Dinning, has advised on the Jersey law elements of the deal, […]

Ogier appoints new member in its Jersey employment law team

Advocate Will Austin-Vautier has joined Ogier’s growing local legal services team as the second key hire in six months. Will joins Advocate Helen Ruelle, one of Jersey’s leading employment and local business lawyers, who joined Ogier as Director of Local Legal Services in May. Helen said that Will brings with him wide-ranging experience across the […]

Kinstellar appoints Specialist Council in regional finance team

Emerging Europe and Central Asia’s leading independent law firm, is delighted to announce that Denise R. Hamer has joined the firm as Special Counsel. Denise will join forces with partners across the firm on the development of Kinstellar’s Finance, Private Equity, NPLs & Distressed Assets, Restructuring and related practices. Denise is a New York qualified attorney with […]

TLT acquires Leslie Wolfson & Co to accelerate growth in Scotland

TLT accelerates its growth strategy in Scotland with the acquisition of Glasgow-based commercial real estate firm Leslie Wolfson & Co. The Leslie Wolfson team’s specialist real estate expertise adds further weight to TLT’s existing capability in Scotland. It will also bolster the firm’s 200+ strong real estate offer, given Leslie Wolfson’s experience advising clients in Scotland […]

Conyers Dill & Pearman advises Urovant Sciences on its IPO

Conyers Dill & Pearman advised Urovant Sciences Ltd. (“Urovant”) on its initial public offering of 10,000,000 common shares at a price to the public of US$14.00 per share, for total gross proceeds of US$140 million. Urovant has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 1,500,000 additional common shares at the initial public […]

Conyers Dill & Pearman advises Stolt-Nielsen on LNG joint venture with Golar LNG and Höegh LNG

Conyers advised Stolt-Nielsen on the closing of its LNG joint venture, Avenir LNG Limited (“Avenir”), with Golar LNG Limited and Höegh LNG joining as shareholders of Avenir. Avenir will use the funds to invest in small-scale LNG carriers, a small-scale storage terminal and regasification facilities. The LNG terminal and distribution facility will be constructed in […]

TLT advises on the sale of Francis Flower to LKAB Minerals

TLT advises shareholders of leading mineral by-products recycling business on its sale to Sweden’s state-owned LKAB Minerals. TLT’s corporate team has advised on a major transaction in the industrial minerals market with the sale (subject to merger clearance) of Francis Flower to Swedish state-owned LKAB Minerals – one of the world’s leading producers of highly […]

Ogier advises Tencent on acquisition of Nubank stake

Ogier alongside Clifford Chance LLP has advised Chinese internet giant Tencent on its acquisition of a stake in Brazilian fintech firm Nubank. A team led by partner Giorgio Subiotto advised on the acquisition. Tencent is one of the world’s biggest companies by market capitalisation and operates digital services including mobile games, e-commerce, online payment systems […]

Ogier advises Burford Capital Limited on raising more than $250 million

Ogier’s Guernsey team has provided Guernsey legal advice to Burford Capital Limited (“Burford Capital”) on the raising of approximately £192.6 million (US$ 251.2 million) through an equity placing of new shares. The shares were placed with existing and new institutional investors via an accelerated book build. Burford is a leading global finance firm focused on […]

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