Clifford Chance and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have landed the leading roles in BAA's £13.3bn refinancing deal. Freshfields represented BAA, having advised its owner Ferrovial when it took the airport operator
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Despite the continued slowdown in the debt finance markets and the defection of key members of its banking & finance team, law firm White & Case LLP is advising on five deals with a combined value of more than
Swiss Reinsurance Company, the global reinsurance powerhouse, agreed to buy Barclays Bank's U.K. life insurance unit for $1.5 billion in cash. Swiss Re is advised by a Clifford Chance team led by corporate finance
Two US firms have won the lead roles on the $1.2bn sale of German music giant Bertelsmann’s 50 per cent interest in Sony BMG to Sony. Davis Polk & Wardwell advised Bertelsmann. Sony turned to panel firm Paul Weiss
Cravath, Swaine & Moore is advising Bristol-Myers Squibb on the planned acquisition of the rest of ImClone Systems, the maker of the best-selling cancer drug Erbitux, for $4.5 billion. Corporate partner Allen
Allen & Overy (A&O) has edged out magic circle competitor Clifford Chance to win the lead role advising Spanish airline Iberia on its proposed merger with British Airways (BA). Slaughter and May and Spanish best friend
The German practices of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Allen & Overy are working on either side of the controversial €11.2bn investment by the Schaeffler Group in local rival Continental.
A duo of US firms have snared lead roles on Swiss pharmaceutical group Roche's $43.7bn bid for US drug giant Genentech. Davis Polk & Wardwell New York partners Arthur Golden, Chris Mayer and Peter Douglas are advising
Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance and Norton Rose have scooped lead roles on Barclays' £4.5bn share issue.
Allen & Overy, Australia's Mallesons Stephen Jaques and New Zealand's Simpson Grierson are advising UK energy giant BG Group on its $13bn (£6.6bn) hostile takeover bid for Origin Energy, Australia's second-largest
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom partners Paul Schnell and Tom Greenberg have been unveiled as the partners leading the firm on the iconic InBev acquisition of Anheuser-Busch acquisition. Skadden and Sullivan &
Salans' Istanbul office has advised STEAŞ, a joint venture between Azeri giant SOCAR and Turkish company Turcas Enerji AS, in a USD $2.04 billion privatisation tender, acquiring 51% of Petkim Petrokimya Holding's
Skadden and DLA Piper advised two California-based companies on a $6.7 billion merger that would create one of the world's largest life sciences companies and a leader in human genome research. Invitrogen Corporation,
Dewey & LeBoeuf has snared a lead advisory role alongside City royalty Slaughter and May to advise one of the front-runners in the race to acquire the insurance business of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). Dewey is
Debevoise & Plimpton, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, and Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy have scooped lead roles advising Verizon Wireless on its $28.1bn acquisition of network operator Alltel.