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Clifford Chance has hired former Bank of America Corp investment banker Robert F. Masella as a mergers and acquisitions partner in New York. MasellaLondon-based law firm
Venture Intelligence has come out with its Private Equity (PE) and Mergers & Acquisitions (M & A) league tables for the first 9 months of 2010 and the results are not surprising. The PE league table evaluates law
Committee recommends regulatory reform of rules rules for substantial acquisition of shares and takeovers
The Takeover Regulations Advisory Committee has reviewed he rules relating to takeovers and recommended key reforms that could change the game for mergers and acquisitions.
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto has chosen seven associates from among its own ranks for promotion to the partnership. The firm has beefed up its M&A practice byJapanese firm
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
Beijing-based law firms Commerce & Finance and Deheng took the top two spots of the Asia-Pacific M&A league table by value in the first half of 2009 --- the first time that PRC firms top a legal advisory league
Cravath, Swaine & Moore is advising longstanding client IBM on its acquisition of analytics software maker SPSS for $1.2 billion, with a team led by Cravath's M&A partner Scott Barshay. Mayer Brown M&A partners
Linklaters and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have won lead roles on the proposed merger of mining giants Anglo American and Xstrata, a deal that would create a company with a combined market value of about $68 billion.
Beijing's decision to block Coca-Cola's $2.4bn takeover of China's leading juice maker Huiyuan Juice has caused a wave of domestic support. In a poll by a Chinese website, more than 80 per cent of 120,000 respondents
Mergermarket's st Q3 M&A league tables showed that for the first three quarters of 2008 Mallesons had slightly more deal volume (55) than Freehills (53), while Bloomberg's results showed Freehills (103) was significantly