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Ogier advises Merian on £100m launch and listing

By Craig Cordle, Michelle Watson Bunn An Ogier team has advised Merian Chrysalis Investment Company Limited, a newly incorporated Guernsey registered investment scheme, on its initial public offering and admission to trading on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange. A team led by Group Partner Craig Cordle and senior associate Michelle Watson Bunn […]

Shoosmiths advises Octopus Investment on capital investment in Triumph Research Intelligence

Shoosmiths has advised the intermediate capital team of Octopus Investments on its latest growth capital investment, into leading global clinical trial solutions provider Triumph Research Intelligence (TRI). The multi-million pound investment will allow TRI to further enhance its core risk-based monitoring technology platform. Shoosmiths corporate partner Alastair Peet led on the deal, with senior associate […]

TLT appoints new head of financial services

Partner and London office head Andrew Lyon has been appointed head of financial services at TLT. Andrew has been at the firm for 11 years and leads the financial services disputes and investigations team in London. He specialises in complex financial services disputes including professional negligence and fraud claims, business and corporate recovery, product mis-selling […]

Gowling WLG advises Namaste on short form prospectus offering of units

On Oct. 25, 2018, international cannabis eCommerce company Namaste Technologies Inc. closed its previously announced bought deal short form prospectus offering of units. A total of 17,250,000 units of Namaste were sold for gross proceeds of $51.75 million including proceeds from the exercise in full of the over-allotment option granted to the underwriters. The syndicate […]

Walder Wyss acts for Initiative & Finance for capital investment in INOMED Technology SA Courtelary

On 27 September 2018, Initiative & Finance, a leading French private equity player, dedicated to the financing and the transmission of SMEs in France, Belgium and Switzerland, and Capital Transmission, an investment company founded in 2008 belonging to the Geneva Cantonal Bank and the objective of which is to financially assist companies and entrepreneurs, have invested […]

Walder Wyss advises Futurae Technologies on its financing round

The cybersecurity startup Futurae Technologies Ltd., recognized for its comprehensive and innovative authentication portfolio, drives value for its customers by focusing on user comfort and easy implementation. Futurae has raised CHF 2 million of additional funding in a financing round from the leading investors AXA Venture Partners and DIventures, with participation of Zürcher Kantonalbank and Stefan Mühlemann, founder and […]

Gowling WLG advises CEIBA Investment Limited on its London listing

Gowling WLG’s investment funds team acted on the London listing on the Specialist Fund Segment of the main market for listed securities of the London Stock Exchange of CEIBA Investment Limited (“CEIBA”) in conjunction with an initial Issue (by way of placing and offer for subscription) that raised £30 million. At the issue price of […]

Gowling WLG advises Investec Bank on its IPO

Gowling WLG’s top ranked investment funds team acted for Investec Bank plc (“Investec”), the sponsor and broker to the Smithson Investment Trust (“Smithson”) which raised £822 million on its recent IPO. Smithson, which is managed by Fundsmith LLP, will invest in small and mid-cap global entities and is the latest investment vehicle of Terry Smith […]

Walder Wyss advises Velux A/S on the acquisition of JET-Group from Egeria

VELUX A/S, market leader for roof windows, acquires JET-Group, a European player in industrial roof light systems, from Dutch investment firm Egeria. The closing of this transaction is i.a. subject to the approvals of German and Austrian competition authorites. Walder Wyss acts as Swiss advisor for VELUX A/S. The Walder Wyss team is lead by Markus […]

Gowling WLG appoints partner in banking and finance team in France

After Barbara Jouffa’s recent arrival in the Corporate M&A / Private Equity department, the Paris office of international law firm Gowling WLG is delighted to welcome a new partner, Antoine Pampouille, to the Banking and Finance department. Antoine joins the department alongside Danhoé Reddy-Girard. He acts for French and foreign financial institutions, particularly in structured […]

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