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Mills & Reeve, Laffer Abogados and Brabners advise as Man United complete £60m Di Maria signing

Mills & Reeve, Spanish firm Laffer Abogados and Liverpool outfit Brabners Chaffe Street have taken the advisory roles on Argentinian footballer Angel Di Maria's transfer to Manchester United from Real Madrid for a British record fee of £59.7m.

28 Aug 2014 | 15:59 | secure


inner image Debevoise, Latham advise as Amazon buys gaming site for $970m

Debevoise & Plimpton and Latham & Watkins have won the leading roles advising Amazon.com on its agreement to buy online gaming network Twitch Interactive for $970m (£585m).

27 Aug 2014 | 00:05 | secure

inner image Anatomy of a deal: Why it's no surprise there was so little UK involvement in Boots sale

To some observers, the absence of two of the UK's biggest law firms from a place around the deal table at one of the standout takeovers of the year so far will have raised eyebrows.

18 Aug 2014 | 13:31 | secure

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Allen and Overy tops capital market rankings for H1 2014 as total deal value grows

Allen and Overy (A&O) topped both the bank and issuer rankings for debt capital market transactions in the first six months of 2014, according to Thomson Reuters' latest global league tables.

15 Aug 2014 | 10:47 | secure

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Skadden and Cravath secure advisory roles on $600m banana bid

Cravath Swaine & Moore and Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom have won roles on an unsolicited bid for US fruit giant Chiquita Brands International by Cutrale Group and the Safra Group.

13 Aug 2014 | 18:16 | secure

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CC and Latham advise as Siemens sells health data unit to Cerner for $1.3bn

Clifford Chance (CC) and Latham & Watkins have bagged the mandates on the $1.3bn (£770m) cash sale of German engineering group Siemens' hospital IT business to US provider Cerner.

07 Aug 2014 | 15:28 | secure

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Allen & Overy joins US heavyweights on historic £5.6bn Boots buy out

Allen & Overy (A&O), Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz and Gibson Dunn & Crutcher have snared the key advisory roles on the £5.6bn takeover of UK pharmacy chain Alliance Boots by US drugs giant Walgreens.

07 Aug 2014 | 00:00 | secure

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Baker & McKenzie instructed on landmark Gherkin sale

Baker & Mckenzie is advising on the sale of London's landmark Gherkin building, which is expected to attract bids of around £650m after falling into receivership in April.

30 Jul 2014 | 11:27 | secure

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Ex-Travers partner signs first deals for clients since Reed Smith move

Reed Smith's London office has completed its first deals for new clients BlueBay Asset Management and Intermediate Capital Group (ICG), following the hire of leveraged finance partner Ben Davis from Travers Smith.

29 Jul 2014 | 00:51 | secure

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Raft of firms tune in for BSkyB's acquisition of Sky Italia and Sky Deutschland

Allen & Overy (A&O), Herbert Smith Freehills, Linklaters and Clifford Chance (CC) are among the firms taking roles on BSkyB's acquisition of Sky Italia and a 57% stake in Sky Deutschland from 21st Century Fox.

28 Jul 2014 | 00:24 | secure

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Allen & Overy, Latham advise on Iceland Foods £950m bond issue

Allen & Overy (A&O) and Latham & Watkins have acted on a £950m high yield bond issue by frozen food retailer Iceland Foods.

25 Jul 2014 | 00:16 | secure

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Herbert Smith and Freshfields advise as Liberty Global buys stake in ITV

Herbert Smith Freehills and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have advised on US cable giant Liberty Global's £481m purchase of a stake in ITV.

21 Jul 2014 | 00:05 | secure

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Skadden, Cravath and Hogan Lovells advise on Rupert Murdoch's Time Warner play

Skadden, Cravath and Hogan Lovells, have all taken roles on the 21st Century Fox bid to take over Time Warner.

18 Jul 2014 | 00:49 | secure

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Bakers and Clifford Chance take lead roles on Hong Kong Airlines IPO

Baker & McKenzie and Clifford Chance are understood to be advising on the IPO of Hong Kong airlines, estimated to worth approximately $500m.

17 Jul 2014 | 09:26 | secure

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Jones Day, Simpson Thacher light up on mega £16bn US tobacco deal

Jones Day and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett are among a clutch of firms to have landed prize mandates on Reynolds American’s mammoth $27.4bn planned acquisition of rival Lorillard.

16 Jul 2014 | 09:40 | secure