Sadler’s Wells Foundation’s developing a new dance theatre at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Clifford Chance has advised the Sadler’s Wells Foundation, one of London’s most famous theatres, on the development and pre-letting of a new, additional dance theatre at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Along with the University of the Arts London’s (UAL) London College of Fashion, the Victoria and Albert museum (V&A) including a partnership with the Smithsonian […]

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc’s $1.75 Billion Notes Offering

Davis Polk advised The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (RBSG) in connection with its SEC-registered offering of $1.75 billion aggregate principal amount of 4.892% fixed-rate/floating-rate senior notes due 2029. RBSG is the holding company of a large banking and financial services group. Headquartered in Edinburgh, RBSG operates in the United Kingdom and internationally through […]

Trustee of the Marks and Spencer Pension Scheme’s entering into two bulk annuity insurance policies totalling £1.4bn

Linklaters has acted for the Trustee of the Marks and Spencer Pension Scheme on entering into two bulk annuity insurance policies totalling £1.4bn. These policies cover the Scheme’s longevity risk for around one third of its pensioner liabilities. Total liabilities of the Scheme amount to approximately £10bn. Both insurance policies were structured as umbrella contracts […]

Nordic Strategies Fund III’s €900 million Fundraising

Goodwin advised on the transaction NREP closed its Nordic Strategies Fund III at €900 million. The fund will focus on providing better real estate products to select underserved groups of users, including students, young professionals needing flexible affordable living, young families, active seniors seeking connectedness and seniors in need of more assisted living. The fund […]

EQT’s acquisition of majority interest in Dutch wellington boots manufacturer Dunlop Protective Footwear

Ashurst has advised Pemberton Capital Advisors LLP on the financing of the acquisition of a majority stake in Dunlop Protective Footwear (DPF), the leading global manufacturer of protective wellington boots, by investment firm EQT. Pemberton will support the transaction with a second lien loan. ABN Amro, Bank of Ireland, Idinvest, ING, NIBC, SEB and SMBC […]

Aeromet’s acquisition of Stone Foundries from Langham Industries

Fladgate LLP has advised Aeromet International Limited, a leading supplier of airframe and aero engine components, on its acquisition of Stone Foundries Ltd. from Langham Industries. Aeromet and Stone Foundries have a long track record of providing aluminium and magnesium cast components to the aerospace and defence industries. Following the acquisition, the combined business will […]