Insolvency and restructuring

House of Fraser

BCLP enters fray as House of Fraser deal faces opposition

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) has joined the suite of firms advising on House of Fraser’s rescue bid, as the retailer closes in on launching a company voluntary agreement (CVA). BCLP is understood to be advising a group of landlords who are gearing up to oppose the proposed CVA. House of Fraser last week confirmed it […]

money finance

Final bill shows lawyers will take £20m in fees from Carillion collapse

Law firms advising on the breakdown of Carillion are in line to pick up £20m in fees, new findings by the National Audit Office reveal. The same report shows that accountants are set to receive £50m in fees, and the total cost to the Cabinet Office of £148m. The costs of the Government’s contingency plans in […]

money finance

Slaughters’ legal bill for Carillion, revealed

Carillion racked up millions in legal fees from Slaughter and May over an eighteen month period, official letters have shown. The firm was asked last February to provide information to the Work and Pensions Committee, which opened an inquiry into the company’s liquidation at the start of the year. Slaughters billed Carillion nearly £8.4m between […]


Law firms “squeezed” Carillion for fees in run-up to collapse, MPs reveal

Slaughter and May, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Clifford Chance are among the advisory firms accused by MPs of “squeezing fee income” out of Carillion as it neared liquidation. In a report published this morning by two committees examining the company’s collapse, all of the firms above are named as picking up fees from Carillion three […]

East & Concord advises Beijing Gas on AIIB’s first project financing in China

On March 19, Beijing Gas Group Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Beijing Gas”) together with Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (hereinafter referred to as “AIIB”) and China Clean Development Mechanism Fund (China Public Private Partnerships Center) (hereinafter referred to as “CDMFUND”) held a signing ceremony at the headquarters of AIIB in Beijing to launch cooperation […]

Khaitan & Co advises QuEST Global Engineering Services on acquisition of Exilant Technologies

Khaitan & Co advised QuEST Global Engineering Services Private Limited (‘’QuEST Global’’) which has successfully acquired 100% stake in Exilant Technologies Private Limited, an advanced technology provider, based out of Bengaluru, India. Established in 1997, QuEST Global provides complete lifecycle product development and production engineering services to companies across US, Europe and APAC through its global offices across […]

Khaitan & Co advises Ramesh Flowers on majority investment  by Gala Kerzen in the company

Khaitan & Co advised Ramesh Flowers Private Limited and the selling shareholders in relation to majority investment of 70% by Gala Kerzen in Ramesh Flowers. Ramesh Flowers Private Limited is a private company in Tuticorin, India and is engaged in manufacture and supply of dry flowers, home fragrance products, home décor products, candles, incense sticks and other decorative accessories. The core corporate transaction […]

Khaitan & Co acts as legal counsel on Sandhar Technologies IPO

Khaitan & Co acted as the legal counsel to the offer and advised Sandhar Technologies Limited in relation to its initial public offering of equity shares aggregating to INR 5,124.80 million comprising a fresh issue of up to 9,036,144 equity shares, and an offer for sale of up to 8,000,000 equity shares by GTI Capital Beta Pvt Ltd. Sandhar Technologies […]

Khaitan & Co advises IDFC Alternatives on First Solar group buyout

Khaitan & Co advised IDFC Alternatives Limited in relation to buy-out of 100% legal and economic interest of the First Solar group in 4 (four) special purpose vehicles engaged in implementation of 7 (seven) operational solar power projects in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh with an aggregate capacity of 190 MW, namely – Mahabubnagar Solar Parks Private Limited, Polepally Solar Parks Private Limited, Hindupur Solar Park […]

Wolf Theiss advises TF Silesia on purchase of Sefako stake

Wolf Theiss has advised the Polish state-owned company Towarzystwo Finansowe “Silesia” sp. z o.o. on the acquisition of the majority stake in Fabryka Kotłów SEFAKO S.A., a leading Polish manufacturer of boilers for the power industry. TF Silesia, which invests in Polish industrial companies in the steel, power and manufacturing sectors, bought a majority stake […]

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