G Square Healthcare Private Equity’s €500 Million Fundraising

Proskauer has advised G Square Healthcare Private Equity on its G Square Capital Partners III €500m fundraise. G Square has reached the €500 million hard cap for its third healthcare-focused vehicle. G Square is dedicated to investing in European mid-cap Healthcare companies with high growth potential. The Proskauer team was led by investment funds partner […]

Qualco Group’s Acquisition of 74.9% Stake in Trusset Asset Management Limited

Akin Gump is advising Cypriot Bank AstroBank on the sale of 74.9 percent of its stake in Trusset Asset Management to Qualco Group, a leading independent servicer of non-performing exposures (NPEs), following an international competitive bidding process. Trusset is a newly formed company for the management of AstroBank’s portfolio of NPEs and real estate owned […]

LumApps’s $70 Million Series C Funding

Sidley Austin LLP advised Goldman Sachs Growth on its investment in LumApps SAS. LumApps, the French company developing an intranet SaaS for enterprise, has secured a $70 million Series C round, bringing the company’s total fundraising to $100 million. The round was led by Goldman Sachs with participation from Bpifrance, through its Growth Fund Large […]

Intertrust’s Acquisition Of Wells Fargo Trust Corporation Limited

Fieldfisher advised Intertrust on its successful acquisition of London-based Wells Fargo Trust Corporation Limited. Intertrust is a publicly traded international trust and corporate management company based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Wells Fargo Trust Corporation Limited provides financial services. The transaction, led by Fieldfisher structured finance and debt capital markets partner, Alex Campbell (Picture) and corporate partner […]

Lone Star’s €3.17 Billion Acquisition of Chemical Construction Business from BASF

Milbank LLP advised the lead arrangers on Lone Star Fund’s €3.17 billion acquisition of BASF’s Chemical Construction Business. This transaction priced on a cash and debt-free basis and is expected to close in the third quarter of next year subject to competition authority approval. BASF’s Construction Chemicals business operates production sites and sales offices in […]

Valesco Group’s €1.2 Billion Acquisition Of Tour Des Finances

Ashurst has advised the Valesco Group, the London headquartered European real estate investment and asset manager, backed by Meritz Securities, one of the largest South Korean institutional investors, on the acquisition of the Finance Tower, a skyscraper located in Brussels’ CBD for c.€1.2 billion, from Breevast and ZBG. The landmark purchase represents the largest single […]

Clarivate Analytics’ $950 Million Acquisition of Decision Resources Group

Davis Polk advised Clarivate Analytics plc in connection with a $950 million fully committed bridge facility from Citibank, N.A. and Goldman Sachs Bank USA and their affiliates. Covington & Burling LLP served as legal advisor to Piramal Enterprises Limited. Clarivate Analytics (NYSE: CCC; CCC.WS) executed the $950 million acquisition of Decision Resources Group from Piramal […]

Standard Chartered PLC’s US$2 Billion Senior Notes Offering

Slaughter and May advised Standard Chartered PLC on its issuance of U.S.$2,000,000,000 2.819 per cent. Fixed-to-Floating Rate Notes due 2026. The Notes were issued under the U.S.$77,500,000,000 Debt Issuance Programme established by Standard Chartered PLC and Standard Chartered Bank. The Notes, which were issued on 14 January 2020, have been assigned a rating of A2 […]

Standard Chartered PLC’s €750 Million Fixed Rate Reset Notes Offering

Slaughter and May advised Standard Chartered PLC on its issuance of €750,000,000 0.85 per cent. Fixed Rate Reset Notes due 2028. The Notes were issued under the U.S.$77,500,000,000 Debt Issuance Programme established by Standard Chartered PLC and Standard Chartered Bank. The Notes, which were issued on 16 January 2020, have been assigned a rating of […]