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Herbert Smith Freehills tops Australian M&A league tables

Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 18 July 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills has cemented its position as the leading legal advisor for M&A transactions in Australia after topping both the Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters M&A legal advisor league tables for H1 2016.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises IHS on the first mobile infrastructure consolidation in Africa

Deals and cases | London, Africa | 14 July 2016

International law firm Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has advised IHS Holding Limited (IHS) in relation to its recently completed acquisition of over 1,200 telecommunications tower sites in Nigeria from HTN Towers plc. The transaction was effected by IHS acquiring the entire issued share capital of Helios Towers Nigeria Limited (HTN) and also involved a successful bond consent solicitation process.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Crédit Agricole and UniCredit on the £452million financing of Steinhoff International's public bid for Poundland Group plc

Deals and cases | London | 14 July 2016

International law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Crédit Agricole and UniCredit on the £452million bridge term loan for the financing of Steinhoff International's public bid for Poundland Group plc, which is listed in London and announced on 13 July 2016.

Cross-border deal sees real estate experts advise QIC on A$795 million sale of UK shopping centre interest

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 12 July 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills has acted as international counsel for QIC on the A$795 million sale of QIC’s 50% interest in UK shopping centre, intu Merry Hill.

Junior miners to ‘Extract’ free legal documents in Australian law firm first

Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 11 July 2016

In an Australian law firm first, Herbert Smith Freehills is showing its support for the junior mining sector via an innovative resources portal.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises BMG on the acquisition of ‘Alberts’

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 11 July 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised BMG on the acquisition of J Albert & Son Pty Limited, also known as Alberts. Alberts will form part of BMG Australia, BMG’s Sydney-based business which launched three months ago.

Herbert Smith Freehills is proud to support new global Solar Energy Standardisation Initiative

Firm news | London, Paris | 07 July 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills proud to be supporting the new Solar Energy Standardisation Initiative aimed at spurring global solar development by standardising contracts to streamline the development and finance of solar projects.

Australia's first compilation of leading cases launched at Herbert Smith Freehills

Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 07 July 2016

Two young Australian graduate lawyers have taken education into their own hands with the publishing of their first book, Leading Cases in Australian Law.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on US$155 million IPO of India's Mahanagar Gas

Deals and cases | Singapore, India group, Hong Kong, Brisbane | 06 July 2016

The offering by one of India's largest natural gas distribution companies was oversubscribed nearly 65 times.

Herbert Smith Freehills announces full year financial results for 2015/16

Firm news | 05 July 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills today announced its provisional financial results for the year ended 30 April 2016, which show another year of strong growth in both revenue and profitability.

Leading real estate partner to join Herbert Smith Freehills

Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 05 July 2016

One of Australia’s top real estate lawyers, Nicholas Cowie, is joining Herbert Smith Freehills’ real estate team in Sydney.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Danone on the acquisition of an interest in Michel et Augustin

Deals and cases | Paris | 01 July 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills is advising Danone on its negotiations with the shareholders of Michel et Augustin to allow Danone to acquire a minority interest in Michel et Augustin, alongside Artémis and Michel et Augustin’s founders.

Real estate experts advise Growthpoint on A$166 million acquisition of Victorian office building

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 01 July 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Growthpoint Properties Australia Limited (Growthpoint) on a $166 million acquisition of a fully-leased A-grade office building in South Melbourne, Victoria.

Herbert Smith Freehills wins Finance Team of the Year at the Lawyer Awards 2016

Firm news | London | 30 June 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills team awarded "Finance Team of the Year" at The Lawyers Awards in London on 29 June, 2016.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises CFAO on its agreement with Wendel and FFC to develop the pan-African company, SGI Africa

Deals and cases | Africa, Paris | 30 June 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills has recently advised CFAO (leading distributor in Africa) in relation to negotiations which led to the selection of two partners and entering into an agreement with these partners concerning their investment in SGI Africa, a pan-African property company created by CFAO to build and lease retail shopping centres in Africa (primarily through its PlaYce brand).

Herbert Smith Freehills partner appointed to sit on council of first-of-its-kind international arbitration centre in Mumbai

Firm news | India group, London | 30 June 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills partner Nicholas Peacock has been appointed to sit on the Arbitration Council of the first-of-its-kind international arbitration centre in Mumbai.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on stage 2 of the Hornsdale wind farm

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 29 June 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised on the construction, operation and financing of the second stage of the Hornsdale wind farm, located about 200km north of Adelaide in South Australia. This follows on from the successful achievement of financial close and the commencement of construction of the 100MW first stage of the windfarm on which the firm also advised in 2014.

Rising stars recognised at 30 Under 30 Awards

Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 28 June 2016

Two Herbert Smith Freehills ‘rising stars’ have been recognised at the Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards for the exceptional talent they have so far demonstrated within their careers.

More than 40 Australian lawyers promoted to senior associate

Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 22 June 2016

Effective July 1, the promotions stretch across the Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth offices and span the corporate, disputes, finance, real estate, projects and employment practices.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Origin Energy Limited on sale of the Cullerin Range Wind Farm

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 22 June 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Origin Energy Limited on its agreement to sell the 30MW Cullerin Range Wind Farm to EDL Holdings Pty Limited.

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