Polyus Gold International’ $500 million Eurobond offering

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised longstanding client Polyus Gold International in its $500 million Eurobond offering Polyus Gold intends to use the net proceeds from the issuance primarily for debt refinancing and other general corporate purposes, including the financing of operating activities and development projects of the Polyus Group. Polyus Gold is the largest […]

Saudi Aramco’s $5 Billion Joint Venture with PT Pertamina

White & Case LLP has advised Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) on its Joint Venture Development Agreement with PT Pertamina (Persero) (Pertamina), Indonesia’s state-owned oil and gas company, for the approximately US$5 billion upgrade of the Cilacap refinery in Indonesia. The agreement was signed on December 22, 2016 between Saudi Aramco President and CEO […]

Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation’s £177.9 million acquisition of 63.5% stake in intu Bromley

Orrick advised intu in the sale of its 63.5 percent stake in intu Bromley to Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation (APFC) for £177.9 million. intu Bromley is a popular shopping center in London’s largest borough that attracts 20 million visitors a year. Over the previous three years the center has been refurbished, a restaurant extension added […]

Panasonic Group’s Acquisition of a Controlling Interest Zetes Industries SA

White & Case LLP has advised Zetes Industries SA on the sale by its key shareholders, Cobepa and Zephir Corporation, of a controlling participation in Zetes to Panasonic Group. Zetes, a Belgian company listed on Euronext Brussels, is the European leader in design, development and implementation of integrated automatic identification solutions for goods and people. […]

Safmar’s acquisition of Eldorado, the second largest retailer of consumer electronics in Russia

PPF Group N.V. and EMMA Capital announce that they have sold 100% of the shares of the Eldorado retail chain to a group of Russian investors related to the Safmar financial & investment group. Eldorado, Russia’s second-biggest white goods retailer behind M.video, had sales of 92 billion roubles ($1.5 billion) in the first nine months […]

BP’s $916 million acquisition of Kosmos Energy Ltd. assets in Mauritania and Senegal

Slaughter and May is advising Kosmos Energy on its partnership with BP in Mauritania and Senegal. The partnership combines Kosmos’ exploration expertise with BP’s deepwater development and LNG production and marketing expertise. Under the terms of the arrangements, BP will assume named operatorship and acquire a 62 per cent. working interest in Kosmos’ licences covering […]

Columbus McKinnon Corporation’s €224 Million acquisition of STAHL Cranesystems Group

DLA Piper has advised NASDAQ listed Columbus McKinnon Corporation, a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of material handling products, technologies and services with more than 4000 employees worldwide, on the acquisition of STAHL Cranesystems Group (“STAHL”) from Konecranes Group. STAHL is a leading manufacturer of explosion-protected hoists and crane components and is well known for […]