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A&O NY lands $39bn trophy Novartis-Alcon mandate

Apr 8, 2008 Allen & Overy (A&O) has bagged a lead advisory role opposite Cravath Swaine & Moore on the sale of eye-care company Alcon to Swiss pharmaceuticals company Novartis – a deal that could be worth as much as $39bn…

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Lovells jumps 38 places to storm UK M&A top three

Apr 4, 2008 Lovells jumped 38 places to storm into the top three firms by value for UK M&A deals in the first quarter. The rankings show Linklaters as the firm advising on the highest value of UK deals, with roles on 15 deals worth…

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Reed Smith, Herbert Smith in as AOL buys $850m Bebo

Mar 16, 2008 The City arm of Reed Smith Richards Butler has picked up a profile-raising mandate on the $850m acquisition of social networking website Bebo by AOL. The firm’s London arm advised longstanding client Bebo on UK aspects…

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