KWM begins formal merger talks

As King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) explores options to salvage its struggling European partnership, the firm has begun formal merger talks with potential suitors. KWM partners were informed of a list of possible suitors at a partnership meeting on 9 December. According to a spokesperson, KWM is currently in discussions regarding three potential purchase offers, which are being reviewed by management. The firm has undergone turbulence recently, including a failed EUME bailout deal and the subsequent departure of several partners.

KWM begins formal merger talks Tue, Dec 13, 2016