Indian law firm AZB & Partners has advised a total of four private equity deals, while DSK Legal and Trilegal have each advised three private equity buyers in the past year. Mergermarket has ranked AZB in the third
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US law firms Dewey & LeBoeuf and Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker have won lead roles on Walt Disney's $4 billion acquisition of Marvel Entertainment. The deal means Disney will take over ownership of 5,000 Marvel
Allen & Overy and Linklaters have taken key roles on the €12bn debt restructuring of German ball-bearing manufacturer Schaeffler, clearing the way for the company to merge with car-component maker Continental
Magic circle firms Clifford Chance and Linklaters have won lead roles on China Construction Bank's acquisition of AIG Finance, the consumer finance operations of the AIG group in Hong Kong. China Construction Bank
Herbert Smith, Linklaters, Slaughter and May have won key advisory roles as buyout firm Resolution completes its £1.86 billion ($3.1 billion) takeover of British insurance company Friends Provident.
In the first half of 2009, Indian firms advised on project finance deals valued at $31.9 billion, a rise of more than 150 per cent, according to data compiled by Dealogic. Indian firms took the top three spots in
Linklaters and Herbert Smith have advised on a £2.3bn deal that saw British Gas owner Centrica buy a 20 per cent stake in UK energy group British Energy.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and DLA Piper have advised on a £7.5bn deal to build a new fleet of high speed trains, one of the largest public transport contracts awarded in the UK, reports The Lawyer.
Mannheimer Swartling has advised the Swedish National Debt Office on its sale of Carnegie Investment Bank AB and Max Matthiessen Holding AB to Altor and Bure Equity AB. Carnegie is a leading independent investment
The Swedish office of Roschier and local M&A powerhouse Mannheimer Swartling have bagged lead roles on the merger between Sweden's Posten and Post Danmark.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Linklaters have won advisory roles on a £4.1bn rights issue for Swiss mining group Xstrata. A Freshfields team led by corporate partner Julian Makin is advising Xstrata, while
Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft, Simpson Thacher, and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz have won lead roles on US drug manufacturer Pfizer's $68bn acquisition of rival Wyeth, the biggest M&A deal in the world for months.
Clifford Chance and O’Melveny & Myers jointly advised emerging markets private equity house Actis a $2.9bn (£1.99bn) fundraising for Actis Emerging Markets 3.
Norton Rose is advising Gernany's RWE, Europe's fifth-largest utility, on its planned acquisition of Dutch peer Essent's production and delivery assets for 8.2 billion euros ($11 billion), RWE's biggest acquisition ever.
German independent Oppenhoff & Partner has continued to develop its international profile by instructing NYSE-listed business Johnson Controls on its purchase of companies owned by German Freudenberg Group. Johnson