Top City and national firms are fast building market share in corporate in response to the current downturn in deal activity. Deal volumes are rising at many large law firms, despite a continued fall in deal activity in
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As more Asian economies reach a level of maturity that enables local corporations to look for investments beyond their national borders, global law firm associations are doubling their efforts in this region to make sure
Norton Rose has announced that Justin Wilson will join the firm as a partner in the Shanghai office. Wilson joins from Clifford Chance Shanghai where he was a counsel specializing in cross-border M&A, private equity and
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
Global law firm White & Case LLP today announced the arrival of partner Michael S. Shenberg in its Mergers and Acquisitions Practice in New York. A recognized leader in his field, Shenberg will focus on energy M&A
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 &
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
International trio Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Clifford Chance (CC) and Shearman & Sterling are leading the €2.4bn sale of a 25.01% stake in Evonik Industries; the third large M&A deal to hit Germany this week.
Australian duo Allens Arthur Robinson and Gilbert & Tobin (G&T) have bagged high-profile lead roles on the $17.5bn (£8.99bn) merger between Westpac Banking Co and domestic rival St George Bank, writes The American
India cross-border acquisitions are in decline - and by no small margin either. The latest stats show a 39% drop so far this year on the corresponding period last year. The news comes only a month after the largest
Greek firm M&P Bernitsas Law Offices has continued a strong surge in local M&A over the last month, this time advising the Government on Deutsche Telekom’s (DT’s) €437.6m purchase of a stake in Hellenic
American office goods giant Staples, which is being counselled by Clifford Chance (CC), has increased its €1.33bn hostile bid for Dutch company Corporate Express by around €270m in a move to win over shareholders.
Ashurst, Hammonds and Linklaters have lined up to fight the £1bn takeover battle for kitchen equipment maker Enodis. The London-listed company, advised by Ashurst and corporate partners Richard Gubbins and Anthony
Prague law firm Brzobohaty Broz & Honsa (BBH) is advising Anthiarose on its takeover offer for pharmaceutical producer Zentiva in a deal valued at CZK36.2bn (€1.42bn). This makes the offer one of the largest M&A
Clifford Chance has beefed up its Prague office with the hire of White & Case partner David Kolacek. Kolacek, whose practice focuses on M&A, privatisations, joint ventures and private equity transactions, brings Clifford