19 July 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Groupe Atlantic on the acquisition of a Russian floor heating and cable giant and related joint venture arrangements
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Groupe Atlantic, a leading European producer of heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment and a long-standing client of the firm's Paris office, on the acquisition of 45% of the residential heating solutions business of SST Group and related joint...
12 June 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills advises China's CNODC on stake in Arctic LNG project / 史密夫斐尔律师事务所协助中石油参股北极LNG项目
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised China National Oil and Gas Exploration and Development Company (CNODC), a subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), on its investment in a 10% stake in Novatek's Arctic LNG 2 project.
03 June 2019
Moscow office wins Corporate Law Firm of the Year at the Chambers Russia Awards 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills was named Corporate Law Firm of the Year and shortlisted for Finance Firm of the Year and PPP Firm of the Year at the Chambers Russia Awards 2019 ceremony held in Moscow on 28 May 2019. A good way to mark the 20th anniversary of our office in Russia.
02 April 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills take home CEE Legal Matters 'Deal of the Year' award for the second year in the row
Herbert Smith Freehills corporate and M&A team in Russia have been awarded the CEE Legal Matters 'Deal of the Year' award for their involvement on the merger of CJSC Transmashholding and LocoTech-Service LLC for Alstom Transport S.A.
21 March 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills take home the Corporate Deal of the Year Award at The Lawyer European Awards 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills has been awarded the European Corporate Deal of the Year Award for their work advising Bonum Capital investment fund at The Lawyer European Awards 2019 on Tuesday 19 March in London.
02 November 2018
Moscow, Singapore and Hong Kong offices have advised Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel) on a long-term nickel and cobalt supply deal with the German chemical giant BASF
BASF has selected Harjavalta, Finland, as the first location for battery materials production serving the European automotive market. Start-up is planned for late 2020, enabling the supply of approximately 300,000 full electric vehicles per year with BASF battery materials. The new production plant...
21 March 2018
Herbert Smith Freehills confirms re-appointment of James Palmer as Chair and Senior Partner
Herbert Smith Freehills today announced the re-appointment of James Palmer as Senior Partner and Chair of the Global LLP Council for a second term. The appointment, which follows a partnership vote, will take effect from 1 May 2018 for a term of three years.
07 March 2018
Herbert Smith Freehills scores a hat trick of infrastructure awards
Global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has scored a hat-trick of infrastructure industry awards in the past few weeks: Infrastructure Investor - Global Law Firm of the Year 2017 Legal 500 UK - Projects, Energy and Natural Resources Firm of the Year 2018 ROSINFRA - Best PPP Law Firm 2017
19 September 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Hipgnosis on £65 million facility
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited ("Hipgnosis"; LSE: SONG) on a secured £65 million (with an uncommitted accordion) New York law Net Asset Value-based revolving credit facility borrowed by its subsidiary, with JP Morgan acting as lender and administrative agent.
19 September 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills conseille le Groupe Seb sur son entrée en négociations exclusives pour l'acquisition de la société Krampouz
Le cabinet d'avocats d'affaires international Herbert Smith Freehills conseille le Groupe Seb, référence mondiale du petit équipement domestique, dans le cadre de son entrée en négociations exclusives pour l'acquisition de 100% du capital de Krampouz, société française spécialisée dans la...
17 September 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Potentia Capital on the acquisition of a majority stake in Education Horizons Group
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Potentia Capital on the acquisition of a majority stake in Education Horizons Group Limited (EHG), an Australian ed-tech holdings company founded three years ago via a formalised partnership between longstanding education software companies, Synergetic Management...
16 September 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills hosts annual International Negotiation Competition in India for sixth consecutive year
Herbert Smith Freehills recently hosted the sixth edition of its annual International Negotiation Competition (INC) at the National Law University Delhi on 6 – 8 September 2019.
12 September 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills lawyers named champions of Women in Business in 2019 global ranking
Herbert Smith Freehills partner May Tai has been included in the global HERoes 100 Female Executives list for the first time. Alternative Legal Services (ALT) manager Plaxedes Makura was also recognised for the second consecutive year on the HERoes 50 Female Future Leaders list.
11 September 2019
HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS ADVISES ON ACQUISITION FINANCING FOR THE OPEL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE
Global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills comprehensively advised an international banking consortium led by Natixis and Société Générale, on the financing of French engineering service provider Segula Technologies, further to its acquisition of large parts of Opel’s development centre. The...
10 September 2019
Singapore's first female Judge of Appeal to deliver annual arbitration lecture
The Honourable Justice Judith Prakash, Singapore Court of Appeal's first permanent female judge, will deliver the 2019 Herbert Smith Freehills-Singapore Management University Asian Arbitration Lecture in Singapore on Wednesday 2 October.
09 September 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills appoints Australian superannuation expert
Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to announce the appointment of Ruth Stringer to its market-leading Australian financial services team. Ruth, who joined the firm as a consultant, commenced her new role in Sydney on 2 September 2019.
09 September 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills advises AgDevCo in relation to investment in West African agricultural company Dekeloil
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised social impact investor AgDevCo Limited, in relation to its debt and equity investment in the AIM listed West African agricultural company Dekeloil Public Limited, an established palm oil processing business in Côte d'Ivoire.
09 September 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills appoints Frédéric Chevallier as Co-Head of the Life Sciences sector for the EMEA region
International law firm Herbert Smith Freehills appoints Frédéric Chevallier as Co-Head of the Life Sciences sector for the EMEA region. He will assume this role alongside Laura Orlando, partner and managing partner of the Milan office.
06 September 2019
HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS PARTNER WINS FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY EXCELLENCE AWARD
Herbert Smith Freehills partner Fiona Smedley has been honoured with a prestigious Industry Excellence Award from Australia’s leading financial services industry body, the Financial Services Council (FSC).
05 September 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Culture Amp on USD$82 million Series E capital raise
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Culture Amp on its USD$82 million Series E capital raise – one of the largest capital raisings undertaken for an Australian company this year. Culture Amp will employ this capital to fund its continued rapid growth as well as potential future expansions.
05 September 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills advises on financing for EssilorLuxottica's acquisition of GrandVision
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised EssilorLuxottica, a global leader in the design, production and distribution of corrective lenses, frames, and sunglasses, on financing for its acquisition of GrandVision.