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Slaughters, Clifford Chance among firms sealing £2.3bn debt restructuring for Punch Taverns

Slaughter and May, Clifford Chance (CC) and Hogan Lovells are among the lead advisers on pubs giant Punch Taverns’ £2.3bn debt refinancing.

15 Oct 2014 | 10:53 | secure


inner image SullCrom, Freshfields and Cleary called up for €1bn Euro Disney bailout

Sullivan & Cromwell, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton have landed key roles advising on the €1bn (£790m) emergency rescue package for Euro Disney.

15 Oct 2014 | 00:10 | secure

inner image Freshfields set to lead on UK government sale of Eurostar stake as bidding begins

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is advising the UK government on the sale of its 40% stake in high-speed train operator Eurostar.

14 Oct 2014 | 10:11 | secure

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Hogan Lovells, Latham, Morgan Lewis snare starring roles on film studio deal

Hogan Lovells, Latham & Watkins and Morgan Lewis & Bockius have advised on the creation of a $1bn (£623m) Hollywood studio to be run by the former head of Warner Brothers Motion Picture Group, Jeff Robinov.

13 Oct 2014 | 00:05 | secure

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Two Birds flown in as Virgin's Dreamliners prepare for takeoff

Bird & Bird, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Dentons have all won roles on Virgin Atlantic's sale and leaseback of 11 new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, valued at over $100m (£62m) each.

09 Oct 2014 | 00:05 | secure

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Linklaters and Freshfields top tables for UK and Europe M&A as total deal value soars

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Linklaters have topped the UK and European M&A rankings by deal volume and value for the first three quarters of 2014.

08 Oct 2014 | 00:26 | secure

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Hogan Lovells and US pair act on Lenovo's $2.1bn IBM server acquisition

Hogan Lovells, Cravath Swaine & Moore and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton have taken lead roles IBM's sale of its x86 server to Lenovo for $2.1bn (£1.3bn).

03 Oct 2014 | 11:16 | secure

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A&O takes lead as Virgin Money looks to cash in with IPO

Allen & Overy is advising Virgin Money as it plans to float shares on the London Stock Exchange in a listing that will value the challenger bank at up to £2bn.

02 Oct 2014 | 14:54 | secure

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Wachtell advises eBay as e-commerce giant spins off PayPal business

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz is advising eBay on plans to spin off its payments system PayPal into its own independent, publicly traded company.

02 Oct 2014 | 00:03 | secure

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Skadden, A&O, Sidley and Hengeler grab roles on $17bn Merck acquisition

Skadden, Allen & Overy and Sidley Austin are among the firms acting on German pharmaceutical company Merck's $17bn (£10.5bn) acquisition of US laboratory supplies business Sigma-Aldrich.

29 Sep 2014 | 13:15 | secure

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Boies Schiller leads as former AIG CEO Greenberg sues US government over financial crisis bailout

Elite US litigation firm Boies Schiller is representing former AIG chief executive Hank Greenberg as he prepares to sue the US government over the terms of the insurer's financial crisis bailout.

29 Sep 2014 | 12:35 | secure

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Freshfields, Clifford Chance, Hogan Lovells play FTSE for Jimmy Choo London listing

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Clifford Chance (CC) and Hogan Lovells have secured mandates on the high profile listing of Jimmy Choo, as the luxury shoe maker prepares to float on the London Stock Exchange.

24 Sep 2014 | 15:09 | secure

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Quartet of law firms advise on Siemens' $7.6bn US buy out

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, Baker Botts and Latham & Watkins have secured roles on Siemens' $7.6bn (£4.65bn) purchase of US oil-field equipment giant, Dresser-Rand.

24 Sep 2014 | 00:31 | secure

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Clifford Chance, Allen & Overy and CMS called in as Phones 4U enters administration

Clifford Chance (CC), Allen & Overy (A&O)and CMS Cameron McKenna are among the line-up of firms landing legal roles on the high profile collapse of Phones 4u and its subsidiaries.

17 Sep 2014 | 10:19 | secure

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Allen & Overy, Linklaters win advisory spots as high-stakes beer battle brews

Allen & Overy, Linklaters and Jones Day are understood to have won advisory roles on the three-way battle for control of Europe's largest breweries.

17 Sep 2014 | 00:32 | secure