Elite US firms Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz and Shearman & Sterling have taken the lead advisory roles on the $50bn all-stock sale of banking giant Merrill Lynch to Bank of America.
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Just months after losing its 30-lawyer Mannheim office, Shearman & Sterling has been handed the mandate to advise the insurer Allianz on the sale of Dresdner Bank to Commerzbank, undoubtedly the most important German
New York leaders Shearman & Sterling and Sullivan & Cromwell have bagged top roles on insurance giant Allianz’s €9.8bn sale of Dresdner Bank to German rival Commerzbank.
Shearman & Sterling recently represented the lead arrangers in three separate credit facilities totaling over $4 billion for Sempra Energy subsidiaries. The firm represented Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and J.P.
Shearman & Sterling has sacked one of its London associates after a vacation student claimed that he sexually harassed her after taking her to a West End strip club.
Former O’Melveny and Myers’ Asia head of M&A practice Gregory Puff has rejoined global law firm Shearman & Sterling’s Hong Kong office as a partner. Puff was an associate in Shearman & Sterling from 1993 to
Shearman & Sterling has taken the lead role alongside Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz on a chemical company acquisition worth approximately $18.8bn. US chemical giant Dow Chemical Company agreed to buy Rohm and Haas in the
The international law firm Shearman & Sterling LLP has been strengthened with the hire of Sidharth Bhasin a leading India specialist. He joins as counsel, based at the firm?s Hong Kong office. Sidharth Bhasin joins
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.
Following the recent salary reviews, RollOnFriday has published a detailed "Table of Dosh" currently including City law firms such as Shearman & Sterling, Freshfields, Allen & Overy, Linklaters, Clifford Chance, Herbert
Shearman & Sterling has eliminated the job of its full-time general counsel, John Shutkin. The firm hired Shutkin in 2004 from KPMG International, where he had been general counsel for five years. Shutkin was one of the
Shearman & Sterling is the first firm in the City to announce annual pay increases for trainees and associates with newly-qualified lawyers now earning £80,000. Senior associates will now receive a salary of £170,000.
US firm Shearman & Sterling has lost an entire German office, with its 30-lawyer Mannheim team splitting off to form an independent firm. Nine partners from Shearman's largest German office will reform under the name
Shearman & Sterling is to make a number of changes to its senior management structure, streamlining its main decision-making body and appointing New York bankruptcy partner Fred Sosnick to the new role of management team
Sullivan & Cromwell has ended its search for a senior UK tax partner after recruiting Michael McGowan from the London arm of Shearman & Sterling. The appointment of a senior tax partner in London will be viewed as