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Deals and cases | 18 December 2017

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Macquarie Capital on acquisition of 50% stake in environmental monitoring solutions business from Spectris

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Macquarie Capital on its agreement to acquire a 50% stake in environmental monitoring solutions (EMS) business, EMS B&K, from Spectris plc (LSE: SXS).
News | 18 December 2017

Expert dealmakers predict positive year for M&A ahead

Herbert Smith Freehills mergers and acquisitions experts, Tony Damian and Simon Haddy have revealed their top 10 predictions for the Australian M&A market in 2018.
Firm news | 14 December 2017

HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS APPOINTS MICHAEL DIETRICH AS MANAGING PARTNER IN GERMANY

Herbert Smith Freehills has appointed Dr Michael Dietrich as the Managing Partner of the firm's German offices, who will succeed Dr Ralf Thaeter as of 1 January 2018.
Deals and cases | 13 December 2017

Herbert Smith Freehills’ infrastructure and projects experts advise on two award-winning deals

Herbert Smith Freehills’ infrastructure and project finance expertise has been recognised at the inaugural 2017 PPP Awards. Two Public Private Partnership (PPP) deals the firm advised on were acknowledged at the prestigious awards, which were held in Sydney on 30 November 2017.
Deals and cases | 08 December 2017

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Whitbread Insurance Group on its A$95 million sale to Steadfast

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the owners of Whitbread Insurance Group ( Whitbread ), a leading general insurance broker and strata-focused underwriting agency, on the sale of its business to Steadfast Group for A$95 million.
Firm news | 08 December 2017

Herbert Smith Freehills awarded "TMT M&A Legal Adviser" by the UK TMT M&A Awards 2017.

Herbert Smith Freehills has been awarded " TMT M&A Legal Adviser " by the UK TMT M&A Awards 2017.
Deals and cases | 06 December 2017

Regulation threatens the future of Asia's financial benchmarks in Europe says new ASIFMA-Herbert Smith Freehills report

Asia's financial indexes and benchmarks could be dropped from important financial products in Europe and potentially other countries if their administrators fail to register under a new EU regulation.
Firm news | 06 December 2017

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Hammerson on the £3.4 billion acquisition of Intu, creating £21 billion pan-European property portfolio

Working closely with Sarah Booth, Hammerson plc's general counsel and the Hammerson executive team, international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised longstanding client Hammerson on its £3.4 billion recommended all-share offer to acquire the entire share capital of Intu Properties plc ,...
Deals and cases | 28 November 2017

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Bingo on its capital raising and acquisitions of NRG and Patons Lane

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Bingo Industries Limited on its strategic acquisitions of the National Recycling Group ( NRG ) and Patons Lane Recycling Centre and Landfill ( Patons Lane ).
News | 27 November 2017

Herbert Smith Freehills to Open Second Sydney Office in 2018

Herbert Smith Freehills will open a new office in Sydney’s Macquarie Park in 2018, in a move signalling a new era of modern working in the Australian legal industry.
News | 22 November 2017

ECM experts advise Netwealth Group Limited on its successful A$879 million IPO

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Netwealth Group Limited on its successful A$879 million initial public offering (IPO).
News | 21 November 2017

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on $727 million multi-city commercial property portfolio sale for TrustCapital Advisors

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised TC Advisors Australia Investment Management Pty Ltd (“ TrustCapital Advisors ”) on the portfolio sale of five premium office assets in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane valued at a total of A$727 million to multiple purchasers.
Deals and cases | 16 November 2017

M&A experts advise founders on sale of MTData to Telstra

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the founders of internet of things ( IoT ) company, MTData on its sale to Telstra.
Firm news | 15 November 2017

Renewables Experts advise Goldwind on Cattle Hill Wind Farm

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Goldwind Australia on various aspects of the 150MW Cattle Hill Wind Farm in Tasmania including environment and planning, grid connection, procurement and the renewable energy certificate contract with Aurora Energy.
Deals and cases | 15 November 2017

New report defines the four 'super-blocs' of Asian business

For a newcomer to Asia, understanding its vast and diverse business landscape is essential but daunting. In a new report, Redefining Asian Business , global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills looks beyond borders and sectors to demystify this valuable region.

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