15 June 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills venture capital team supports Pledge 1%
Pledge 1% is a global movement for entrepreneurs, companies, investors and others to engage in philanthropy through pledges of equity, profit, product and/or time. Atlassian, a co-founder of Pledge 1% in 2014, has worked to bring Pledge 1% to the Australian founder and investor community.
10 June 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills advises New Energy Solar on the sale of its Australian solar farms
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised New Energy Solar Limited (ASX:NEW) on the sale of the Beryl and Manildra solar farms to Banpu Energy. The combined gross asset value of the sale is A$288 million, with equity proceeds to New Energy Solar of A$105.4 million.
10 June 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Worley on issue of sustainability-linked bond
Herbert Smith Freehills has acted as Australian counsel to Worley Limited on the issue of €500,000,000 sustainability-linked notes under its Euro Medium Term Note Programme. The SLB is Worley’s inaugural issuance in the public capital markets and is also the first public SLB by an Australian...
25 May 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Coca-Cola Amatil Limited on its $11.1 billion acquisition by Coca-Cola European Partners plc
Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to have advised Coca-Cola Amatil Limited ( Amatil ) on all aspects of its acquisition by Coca-Cola European Partners plc ( CCEP ) of all of the issued shares held by independent shareholders of Amatil pursuant to a scheme of arrangement ( Scheme ).
18 May 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills advises WPP AUNZ Ltd on its acquisition by WPP plc
Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to have advised WPP AUNZ Ltd ( WPP AUNZ ) on the successful implementation of its scheme of arrangement, under which WPP plc, via Cavendish Square Holding B.V. (an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of WPP plc), acquired all of the WPP AUNZ shares that it did not...
05 May 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills advises ISPT on Australia’s largest sustainability linked loan
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised ISPT Pty Ltd ( ISPT ) on the restructure of A$2.8 billion in bank facilities to sustainability linked loan facilities for ISPT’s flagship fund, the ISPT Core Fund. The restructure represents the largest sustainability linked loan facility announced in Australia...
04 May 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills advises SafetyCulture on A$99 million Series C2 capital raise and secondary sale
Herbert Smith Freehills’ private equity and venture capital team has advised SafetyCulture on its A$99 million Series C2 capital raise and secondary sale based on a A$2.2 billion valuation.
28 April 2021
HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS PROMOTES EIGHT TO COUNSEL ROLES IN AUSTRALIA
Herbert Smith Freehills has promoted eight talented lawyers to Executive Counsel or Special Counsel roles in Australia as part of its annual global Counsel promotion round. The appointments take effect from 1 May 2021.