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Firm news | 19 January 2018

M&A heavyweight takes out top spot in all league tables for 2017

Herbert Smith Freehills has cemented its reputation as the powerhouse in Australian M&A after topping all three of the region’s M&A legal advisor league tables for the 2017 calendar year.
Firm news | 19 January 2018

HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS FURTHER STRENGTHENS SOUTH AFRICA OFFERING WITH ADDITION OF ARBITRATION CAPABILITY

Herbert Smith Freehills has further bolstered its rapidly growing Johannesburg office, with the addition of Disputes Director Jonathan Ripley-Evans and Associate Fiorella Noriega Del Valle.
Firm news | 18 January 2018

Stellar Herbert Smith Freehills partner named as Global Star

Herbert Smith Freehills congratulates Deputy Senior Partner and leading M&A practitioner Rebecca Maslen-Stannage , who has been recognised in a new global Acritas report as an Acritas Star. Rebecca was one of only 13 female lawyers globally and one of two female lawyers in Australia to achieve...
Deals and cases | 15 January 2018

Energy experts advise on acquisition of 1,000MW Loy Yang B Power Station

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Alinta Energy owner, Chow Tai Fook Enterprises ( CTFE ) on the acquisition of the 1,000MW Loy Yang B Power Station located in Victoria.
Firm news | 08 January 2018

Phil Hanson appointed to International Project Finance Association's Middle East Branch Council

Following an extensive review process conducted by the International Project Finance Association ("IPFA"), Dubai-based Projects and Finance Senior Associate Phil Hanson has been appointed to IPFA's Middle East Branch Council as the Future Leaders Network ("FLN") representative.
Deals and cases | 04 January 2018

Herbert Smith Freehills advises China Everbright Bank on US$4 billion H-share placement

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised China Everbright Bank on its issue and private placement of 5.8 billion new H shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Deals and cases | 22 December 2017

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Transurban Group on the city shaping West Gate Tunnel Project

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Transurban Group on the A$6.7 billion West Gate Tunnel Project in Melbourne, Victoria. The project will deliver a vital alternative to the West Gate Bridge, providing a much needed second river crossing, quicker and safer journeys, and remove thousands of trucks...
News | 19 December 2017

Herbert Smith Freehills advises COLI Australia on Macquarie Park development

Herbert Smith Freehills is advising COLI Australia, the local division of China Overseas Land and Investment (COLI) on its first Australian residential development – NEUE at 137-143 Herring Road, Macquarie Park, Sydney.
Deals and cases | 19 December 2017

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Melbourne Metro Rail Authority on the largest public transport project in Victoria’s history

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the Victorian Government’s Melbourne Metro Rail Authority on the A$11 billion Metro Tunnel public-private partnership (PPP) project, which reached financial close on 18 December 2017.
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.

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