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27 May 2020

Calls for increased domestic pharmaceutical production not warranted, say Herbert Smith Freehills experts

Increased commentary about Australia’s perceived vulnerability to pharmaceutical shortages have led to recent calls for an overhaul of the country’s domestic pharmaceutical manufacturing capabilities.
25 May 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Ramsay Health Care Limited on its capital raising

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Ramsay Health Care Limited ( Ramsay Health Care ) on its capital raising, comprising a fully underwritten A$1,200 million institutional placement and a non-underwritten share purchase plan to raise up to A$300 million.
21 May 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills comments on impact of proposed changes to UK insolvency regime on Defined Benefit pensions schemes

Responding to news that the Government has published draft legislation proposing amendments to the UK's insolvency regime Rachel Pinto, pensions partner at Herbert Smith Freehills, focuses on the impact likely to be had on Defined Benefit schemes and sponsors, and on the Pensions Protection Fund.
21 May 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills Partner Christian Leathley Named One of Latin America’s Top 100 Lawyers

Herbert Smith Freehills Partner Christian Leathley has been singled out as one of the top foreign lawyers in Latin America, according to Latinvex’s Latin America’s Top 100 Lawyers 2020 rankings.
20 May 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills conseille JCDecaux sur une émission obligataire d’un montant d’1 milliard d’euros

Herbert Smith Freehills a conseillé JCDecaux, numéro un mondial de la communication extérieure, dans le cadre d’une émission obligataire en deux tranches de 500 millions d’euros chacune avec une maturité de 4,5 et 8 ans respectivement. Le produit de cette émission sera dédié au remboursement de...
20 May 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills reacts to UK Government's publication of Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill

Responding to news that the Government has published draft legislation designed to temporarily suspend wrongful trading provisions, John Whiteoak , a partner in Herbert Smith Freehills' disputes practice, says: “We support the underlying philosophy and goals of the proposed bill – to enable...
18 May 2020

Dubai team advises on novel Sukuk Al Murabaha / Al Musawamah and Mudaraba issuance arranged by Shuaa Capital psc

The Dubai team has advised Shuaa Capital psc as placing agent in documenting the issuance of a novel shariah compliant Sukuk Al Murabaha / Al Musawamah and Mudaraba by Gulf Navigation PJSC ( GNH ).
15 May 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises sponsors on Peijia Medical’s HK$2.34 billion Hong Kong IPO 史密夫斐尔律师事务所作为联席保荐人境外律师为沛嘉医疗23.4亿港元IPO提供法律服务

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Morgan Stanley Asia Limited and Huatai Financial Holdings as joint sponsors of medical device manufacturer Peijia Medical Limited’s mainboard listing on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.
15 May 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills welcomes new financial services regulatory partner

Herbert Smith Freehills has bolstered the bench strength of its market-leading global Financial Services Regulatory practice with the addition of new partner Charlotte Henry.
15 May 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises CBA in A$3.3 billion dollar deal on sale of 55% stake in CFS to KKR

Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to be advising Commonwealth Bank of Australia ( CBA ) on the sale of its 55% stake in Colonial First State ( CFS ) to KKR, a global investment firm. The transaction implies a total valuation for CFS on a 100% basis of A$3.3 billion, with CBA receiving cash...
12 May 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills closes second Sumitomo investment in offshore oil production vessels

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Japanese trading house Sumitomo Corporation on its second investment in a floating production storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) destined for the Marlim 2 field, offshore Brazil.
12 May 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Verteva on its A$33 million capital raise

Herbert Smith Freehills’ private equity and venture capital team has advised on a A$33 million capital raising for Verteva, a new Australian fintech business co-founded by former banking executives Andrew Walker and Chris Lumby.
07 May 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Origin Energy on its strategic partnership with Octopus Energy

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Origin Energy Limited on its strategic partnership with fast-growing UK energy retailer and advanced technology provider, Octopus Energy. Origin has acquired a 20% equity interest in Octopus Energy and a licence to use Kraken, Octopus Energy’s leading customer...
07 May 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises NEXTDC Limited on its A$863 million capital raising

Herbert Smith Freehills is proud to have advised NEXTDC Limited ( NEXTDC ) on its capital raising, comprising a fully underwritten A$672 million institutional placement and A$191 million non-underwritten share purchase plan ( Capital Raising ). The SPP shares were issued today, completing the...
06 May 2020

Kewei welcomes top disputes partner to China joint operation with Herbert Smith Freehills 科伟律师事务所迎来顶级争议解决业务资深国际顾问 加入与史密夫斐尔联营办公室

Kewei Law Firm has appointed Weina Ye as an international partner in Shanghai, further strengthening its disputes expertise in the firm's joint operation with Herbert Smith Freehills.

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