Ardagh’s $850 Million Financing

Shearman & Sterling advised Ardagh Group S.A. as parent guarantor on an $850 million financing agented by Citibank, N.A. The financing consisted of an $840 million secured New York ABL revolving credit facility and a $10 million secured French ABL revolving credit facility. The facilities are secured by inventory and receivables in the United States […]

Xafinity plc’s £153 million acquisition of actuarial, investment consulting and pensions administration businesses of Punter Southall Group

Ashurst is advising Punter Southall Group on the disposal of its actuarial, investment consulting and pensions administration businesses to Xafinity plc for a total consideration of up to approximately £153 million. The Ashurst team is being led by corporate partner Adam Levitt (picture), assisted by senior associate Themo Georgiou and associates Akiko Morioka and Nina […]

NSIA acquiert Diamond Bank SA

CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats et Templars Law LLC ont consiillé dans le cadre de l’opération Le groupe NSIA, acteur majeur de l’assurance en Afrique Subsaharienne (une vingtaine de filiales vie et non vie présentes dans plus d’une douzaine de pays africains) et de la banque (deux filiales bancaires en Côte d’Ivoire et Guinée), a finalisé […]

Berkshire Partners and TPG Growth’s $275 million investment in Precision Medicine Group

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP successfully advised Precision Medicine Group on a new $275 million investment, led by Berkshire Partners and TPG Growth Precision Medicine Group (PMG) has reached an agreement for a $275 million investment that positions the company for the next phase of growth. The transaction is being led by Berkshire Partners and TPG […]

Creapaper’s Financing Round

Bryan Cave Advises creapaper on Financing Round with Venture Capital Investor eCAPITAL Creapaper GmbH, headquartered in Hennef, Germany and developer of sustainable raw material solutions for the paper industry by using grass instead of wood pulp in the paper production process, has closed its first substantial financing round and received growth financing from eCAPITAL. The […]

La Française Real Estate Partners’s acquisition of the Victoria Office office building in Hamburg City Süd

Clifford Chance advised La Française Real Estate Partners International on the acquisition and financing of the Victoria Office office building in Hamburg City Süd, an up-and-coming office location. La Française purchases the property on behalf of two of its collective real estate investment vehicles. Victoria Office comprises six floors and is located in Heidenkampsweg 73-79 […]

LaSalle’s €57.8 million acquisition of Palác Anděl in Prague from Aberdeen Asset Management

Clifford Chance has advised investment management firm Aberdeen Asset Management Deutschland on the sale of business centre Palác Anděl in Prague’s Smíchov-Anděl district for €57.8 million. The new owner of this 14 630 sq. m modern administrative building is LaSalle Investment Management, the global real estate investment company; the acquisition was made via its open […]

Patrizia Immobilien AG’s Acquisition of Rockspring Property Holdings Limited

Norton Rose Fulbright has acted for the sellers and management of Rockspring Property Holdings Limited (Rockspring) on their conditional sale of the Group to Patrizia Immobilien AG (Patrizia). Rockspring is a leading London-based manager of pan-European real estate funds and discretionary advisory mandates with €7.9 billion under management and available debt. 35 percent of its […]