HarbourVest Partners acquires 100% of the investment portfolio of SVG Capital plc for £806 Million

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP have advised HarbourVest Partners in its agreement to acquire of 100% of the investment portfolio of SVG Capital plc (“SVG Capital”) for an aggregate purchase price of £806.6 million. Following the acquisition, the board of SVG Capital expects approximately £1,118 million to be returned to shareholders through a series of tender […]

HNW overseas investor’s £15.5m sale of a residential property in Holland Park

Fladgate LLP has recently advised a HNW overseas investor on the £15.5m sale of a residential property in Holland Park to one of central London’s leading interior designers. The team comprised real estate partners Richard Kaufman (picture) and Daniel Rubie, corporate partner Avram Kelman and corporate associate David Baverstock. Involved fees earner: Richard Kaufman – […]

Macquarie Capital’s £1.6 billion acquisition of 50% interest in the Race Bank offshore wind farm

Slaughter and May advised DONG Energy on its disposal of a 50% interest in the 573MW Race Bank offshore wind farm to Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 and Macquarie Capital, the principal investment arm of Macquarie Group. Slaughter and May also advised on the terms of certain related financing, construction management, operations and maintenance and […]

Schaeffler AG’s acquisition of electric engine manufacturer Compact Dynamics GmbH

Clifford Chance has advised Schaeffler AG on the acquisition of 51% of the shares of electric motor manufacturer Compact Dynamics from SEMIKRON International. Schaeffler and SEMIKRON have also agreed to cooperate on the development of power electronics systems and the integration of power electronics components. Compact Dynamics GmbH, based in Starnberg, Germany, specializes in lightweight […]

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 […]