Network Rail’s transferring a significant number of strategically Carillion contracts to Amey Rail

Eversheds Sutherland has advised Network Rail on the transfer of a significant number of strategically important Carillion contracts to Amey Rail following Carillion’s collapse. The arrangement will safeguard over 600 Carillion jobs and provide security for other companies involved in the rail industry. The transfer of the high-profile contracts, including the Midland Mainline Upgrade and […]

Warehouse REIT plc’s £116 million acquisition of a portfolio of 51 multi-let UK warehouse assets from Industrial Multi-Property Trust

Reed Smith has advised Warehouse REIT plc in relation to its acquisition of a portfolio of 51 multi-let UK warehouse assets for £116 million from Industrial Multi-Property Trust, a subsidiary of Hansteen Holdings plc. The transaction was structured as a corporate acquisition of a group of Isle of Man companies which currently own the portfolio. […]

EON and MegaFon’s divestiture of Euroset joint venture

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised PJSC MegaFon (“MegaFon”) in its transaction with PJSC VimpelCom (VimpelCom”), a Russian subsidiary of VEON Ltd. (“VEON”), to discontinue their Euroset joint venture. VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving more than 240 million customers, […]

Shell’s acquisition of Impello Limited and its subsidiaries

The Shell Petroleum Company Limited has completed the acquisition of Impello Limited and its subsidiaries (known as “First Utility”), a leading UK household energy and broadband provider, following receipt of all necessary regulatory and other approvals. The Shell group’s energy supply, trading and marketing expertise, combined with First Utility’s experience in serving around 825,000 homes […]

KUKA Home’s Acquisition of Rolf Benz

Orrick has advised leading Chinese furniture producer KUKA Home (Jason Furniture (Hangzhou) Co., Ltd.) on the acquisition of luxury furniture producer Rolf Benz from German furniture manufacturer Hüls Group. A leader in China’s home furnishing industry, KUKA Home specializes in the research, development, production and marketing of household products for the living rooms, bedrooms and […]

New Look today’s proposal to reduce its UK store estate and rental costs

Paul Hastings LLP is advising leading clothing retailer New Look and its owner, the listed South African group Brait SE, on the Company Voluntary Arrangement announced by New Look Retailers Limited today. The Company is today instigating a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) and seeking approval from creditors on a plan to improve the operational performance […]

Abris Capital Partners’s acquisition of Velvet CARE sp. z o.o., one of the largest manufacturers of hygiene products in Poland

Greenberg Traurig is representing Abris Capital Partners, a leading CEE private equity fund, in the acquisition of Velvet CARE sp. z o.o., one of the largest manufacturers of hygiene products in Poland. As a result of the transaction, VLET Holdings s. à r. l., an Abris Capital Partners entity, signed an agreement with Avallon MBO […]