01 June 2023
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Lumibird on the acquisition of Prima Industrie's high power laser and semiconductor businesses in Italy and in the USA
International leading law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Lumibird, the European leader in laser technologies, on its acquisition of Prima Industrie's Italian subsidiary, Convergent Photonics, and the Convergent assets of Prima Industrie in the United States.
02 May 2023
Herbert Smith Freehills advises BNP Paribas on EUR 600m financing for Perfetti Van Melle's acquisition of Mondelez assets
Herbert Smith Freehills has acted for BNP Paribas , as Global Coordinator, and an international group of banks of the EUR 600 million term and revolving facilities to support the acquisition by Perfetti Van Melle of the developed markets gum business of Mondelez.
07 February 2023
Herbert Smith Freehills establishes private equity and ECM practice in Italy with lateral team hire
Leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has hired partner Augusto Santoro, together with a four-strong senior team, to establish a private equity and ECM practice in Italy. Augusto will be leading the broader corporate/M&A practice in the firm's Milan office. He joins from...
07 December 2022
New approaches by regulators in effort to protect consumers from frauds, failures and fads
A new report suggests regulators across the globe are changing their focus, moving from an emphasis on 'aggressive enforcement' towards a more proactive approach designed to foster market stability, build operational resilience and protect vulnerable consumers.
29 November 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills inaugurates European Trademark and Design Filing & Prosecution practice with the hire of Annamaria Algieri in Milan
Leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills launches the European Trademark and Design Filing & Prosecution practice with the hire of senior European Trademark & Design Attorney Annamaria Algieri in Milan.
01 November 2022
Leading for Impact: Herbert Smith Freehills publishes sixth annual responsible business report
Herbert Smith Freehills has today published its sixth annual Responsible Business Report. Highlighting the actions taken by our firm to engage with, and address, the challenges and opportunities faced by our clients and the communities in which we operate, the report demonstrates our ongoing...
20 October 2022
Internet generation ensures banks clock the need for change to meet expectations of customers and staff
Broadening their appeal to a new generation of customers and reacting to the shifting demands of today's bankers are key concerns for the global banking industry, according to a new report from Herbert Smith Freehills.
24 June 2022
For second consecutive year, Herbert Smith Freehills named the only firm globally recognised by Chambers in all Alternative Legal Services specialties
Herbert Smith Freehills stands unrivalled as the only law firm OR provider of Alternative Legal Services in the world to be recognised in all four categories of the 2022 Chambers Alternative Legal Service Providers Guide.