04 August 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised DIF Capital Partners on divestment of its 45% equity stake in German hospital PPP UKSH
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised global fund manager DIF Capital Partners (DIF) on the divestment of its indirect 45% ownership stake in the University Hospital Schleswig Holstein’s (“UKSH”) PPP project to current co-shareholder Invesis. The UKSH PPP focuses on the construction, renovation and...
01 August 2022
Disharmony and mistrust top key concerns for Trustees
Managing disharmony amongst beneficiaries and keeping up with the demands of regulatory compliance are amongst the greatest challenges faced by Trust Companies as they navigate the pressures of administrating onshore and offshore trusts and estates.
29 July 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills conseille Indigo Group sur la négociation d'une nouvelle ligne de crédit renouvelable multidevises sustainability linked
Le cabinet d'avocats international Herbert Smith Freehills a conseillé Indigo Group, acteur mondial et global du stationnement et de la mobilité urbaine, dans le cadre de la signature d'une ligne de crédit renouvelable multidevises sustainability linked d’un montant de 300 millions d’euros avec une...
28 July 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills Inchcape plc on £1.3 billion business combination to acquire Derco, the largest independent automotive distributor in Latin America
Leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehils is advising Inchcape plc, the leading independent multi-brand global automotive distributor, on its business combination to acquire Derco, the largest independent automotive distributor in Latin America, for a cash and share consideration...
26 July 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills advises OneWeb on its proposed combination with Eutelsat
Leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised OneWeb, a low earth orbit (LEO) broadband satellite communications company, backed by the Bharti group, the UK Government, SoftBank and Hanwha Systems, in relation to its proposed combination with Eutelsat Communications, a listed...
25 July 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Great Wrap on its Series A Capital Raise
Herbert Smith Freehills’ venture capital team has advised Great Wrap on its A$11 million equity raise, which in conjunction with A$13 million of asset backed finance culminated in a Series A funding round of A$24 million.
22 July 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills duo appointed to Hong Kong committee to oversee introduction of "success fees" for arbitration
Hong Kong partner Kathryn Sanger and professional support consultant Briana Young will see their work to introduce "success fees" for arbitration in the city through to completion with appointment to a new government oversight committee.
22 July 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills advises lenders in relation to financing of first ever UK-German energy link
Herbert Smith Freehills is advising the lenders in relation to the financing of the 725 kilometre, 1.4 GW NeuConnect Interconnector project between the UK and Germany. The lending group consists of Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), European Investment Bank (EIB), UK Infrastructure...
21 July 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills advises lenders on the refinancing of one of Australia’s largest operating solar farms
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised a group of four refinancing banks – Bank of China Limited, Sydney Branch, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Deutsche Bank AG, Sydney Branch and Westpac Banking Corporation – on the refinancing of the 333MWdc/275MWac Darlington Point Solar Farm.
21 July 2022
Régis Oréal appointed Managing Partner of Herbert Smith Freehills' Paris office
Leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has appointed Régis Oréal as Managing Partner of its Paris office for a three year term. He succeeds Frédéric Bouvet, who has held the position since 2017. Régis will work closely with the Paris Management Board, which is responsible for the...
21 July 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Diageo on its agreement to sell 100% of Guinness Cameroon S.A., to Castel Group for £389,000,000
International leading law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Diageo, a global leader of beverage alcohol, on its agreement to sell 100% of Guinness Cameroon S.A., one of the most important brewers in Cameroon, to France's Castel Group for £389,000,000.
20 July 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Airbus SE on the negotiation of an 8 billion euro ESG-linked Revolving Credit Facility agreement
International leading law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Airbus SE, global leader in aeronautics, defence, space, and related services, on the negotiation of an 8 billion euro ESG-linked Revolving Credit Facility agreement. The documentation includes a margin adjustment mechanism based on...
20 July 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills sponsors ground-breaking UK art education project aimed at making racial justice a reality
Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to announce its sponsorship of The World Reimagined, a ground-breaking UK-wide art education project to transform people's understanding of the Transatlantic Slave Trade and its impact on humankind in order to make racial justice a reality.