Rittal Limited signs a lease for its new UK headquarters at Canary Wharf

Bond Dickinson has advised Rittal Limited on a lease for its new UK headquarters at Canary Wharf. Since Rittal was formed in 1961, the company has continuously evolved to become the world’s leading system provider for enclosures, power distribution, climate control, IT infrastructure and software and services. Bond Dickinson advised Rittal Limited on the deal […]

AIG to develop and implement an innovative new approach to automatic document production

Bond Dickinson has collaborated with AIG, the global insurer, to develop and implement an innovative new approach to automatic document production – minimising risk for AIG and saving valuable time for its in-house lawyers. As part of AIG’s continuing drive to manage legal and operational risk, Bond Dickinson was engaged to design and implement a […]

British American Tobacco’s acquisition of Swedish snus maker Winnington Holding AB

Addleshaw Goddard has advised British American Tobacco (BAT) on its acquisition of Winnington Holding AB, the manufacturer of the white snus brand, EPOK, an innovative tobacco product popular in Scandinavia. The deal positions BAT at the forefront of tobacco innovation as white snus represents one of the tobacco industry’s answers to growing consumer demand for […]

Nursing home operator DOREA’s acquisition of Margarethenhof Group

Ashurst advised DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank, Frankfurt am Main, Deutsche Apotheker- und Ärztebank (apoBank) and SEB AG on the financing of the acquisition of the Margarethenhof Group by nursing home operator DOREA, a portfolio company of Quadriga Capital Private Equity Fund IV L.P. The parties have agreed to maintain confidentiality regarding the purchase price. […]

Central Bank of Egypt’s $2 billion syndicated repurchase transaction

Slaughter and May has advised the Central Bank of Egypt on its $2 billion repurchase transaction with a consortium of international banks. The consortium’s financing was provided against newly issued Arab Republic of Egypt dollar-denominated sovereign bonds, which are listed on the Irish Stock Exchange. The transaction bolsters the liquidity and size of the international […]

Growthpoint Properties Limited’s €186 million acquisition of 27% Stake in Globalworth Real Estate Investments Limited

Mourant Ozannes’ Guernsey corporate team has advised Johannesburg Stock Exchange listed Growthpoint Properties Limited (Growthpoint) on its strategic investment in AIM-listed Globalworth Real Estate Investments Limited (Globalworth), resulting in Growthpoint taking a circa 27% holding positon in Globalworth. Growthpoint is South Africa’s leading REIT and a highly-respected international real estate investor. Globalworth issued shares at […]