30 July 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Michael Cassel Group on strategic investment by Amplify
Herbert Smith Freehills’ private equity and venture capital team has advised Michael Cassel Group on a strategic investment in its business by Amplify, a global live entertainment and content holding company.
24 July 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Ventia on A$485m cross-border acquisition of Broadspectrum from Ferrovial
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised leading infrastructure services company Ventia on its acquisition of Broadspectrum from publicly-listed Spanish parent company Ferrovial, for an equity value of A$485m.
24 July 2020
Rise in class actions cannot be put down to rise in corporate misconduct, says Herbert Smith Freehills
An ongoing narrative that the growing frequency of shareholder class actions is a response to an increase in corporate misconduct does not hold water, according to Australia’s leading class actions defence law firm.
14 July 2020
A$16.5 billion merger of TPG and Vodafone the culmination of two-years’ effort
Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to have advised TPG Corporation Limited (formerly TPG Telecom Limited) ( TPG ) on the successful implementation its A$16.5 billion merger of equals with TPG Telecom Limited (formerly Vodafone Hutchison Australia Limited ( VHA ) by way of scheme of arrangement...
10 September 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Infrastructure Capital Group on its sale of Enwave Australia to CleanPeak Energy
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Infrastructure Capital Group ( ICG ), an independent infrastructure fund manager based in Sydney and Melbourne with one of Australia’s largest portfolios of energy assets, on its sale of Enwave Australia to CleanPeak Energy (backed by First Sentier Investors,...
09 September 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Japan’s Kansai on power plant JV with Indonesia’s MPI
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Japan’s Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc., on a strategic alliance with PT Medco Power Indonesia (MPI) to develop and operate power plants in Indonesia.
09 September 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Sumitomo Corporation in respect of Sherritt International Corporation's capital restructuring process
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised longstanding client Sumitomo Corporation (" Sumitomo ", one of the largest worldwide sōgō shōsha general trading companies) on their transaction with Sherritt International Corporation (“ Sherritt ”, one of the world’s largest producers of nickel from lateritic...
08 September 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises ReAssure on the transfer of Legal & General's mature savings business to ReAssure
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised ReAssure, a life and pensions company which specialises in administering closed books of business, on the transfer of Legal & General's mature savings business to ReAssure. The transfer was carried out by way of Part VII scheme under the Financial Services...
07 September 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Transport for NSW on next phase of Circular Quay transformation
Herbert Smith Freehills is advising Transport for NSW ( TfNSW ) on Sydney’s Circular Quay Renewal ( CQR ), which includes new ferry wharves, an upgraded train station, improved public spaces and a new tourism, cultural and retail offering.
03 September 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Perpetual on successful A$225 million institutional placement and A$50 million share purchase plan
Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to have worked with Perpetual Limited ( Perpetual ) on its recent capital raising, consisting of a fully underwritten A$255 million institutional placement ( Placement ) and non-underwritten share purchase plan of A$50 million ( SPP ), which completed this week.
31 August 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Ampol on the establishment of A$1.4 billion property trust and acquisition of a 49% interest by Charter Hall and GIC consortium
Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to be advising Ampol on the establishment of an unlisted property trust that will own 203 core freehold convenience retail sites and the acquisition of a 49% minority interest in the trust by a Charter Hall and GIC consortium.
27 August 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills named as one of the top international law firms for India-related work for the 12th consecutive year
For the 12th consecutive year, our India Group has been acknowledged as one of the top international law firms for India-related work in 2020 and described as "an invaluable ally on India-related matters that have cross-border connections and work streams” by the Indian Business Law Journal (IBLJ...
27 August 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises ENGIE and EDPR on the creation of Ocean Winds, a joint-venture specialized in offshore wind power
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Engie, a world leader in transitioning the energy sector towards renewable sources and EDPR, a global leader in the renewable energy sector, to create Ocean Winds, a co-controlled 50/50 joint-venture headquartered in Madrid, specialized in...