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19 December 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises NEPI Rockcastle on its disposal of Romanian office portfolio

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised NEPI Rockcastle plc on the sale of its subsidiaries which own a portfolio of office buildings in Romania to AFI Properties. It is believed to be the largest deal in the Romanian real estate market and one of the biggest real estate deals in the Central and...
18 December 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills, conseil des banques sur le financement de l'acquisition par AccorInvest de 85,8% du capital d'Orbis auprès d'Accor

AccorInvest a annoncé avoir conclu un accord ferme pour l'acquisition de 85,8% du capital d'Orbis S.A. auprès d'Accor. L'acquisition sera mise en œuvre par le biais d'une offre publique d'achat qui devrait être finalisée fin mars 2020.
17 December 2019

Australian Government’s response to Digital Platforms Inquiry to lead to significant regulatory change, but lacks holistic approach

The Australian Government’s proposed changes to the digital platforms landscape are a clear step towards implementing regulatory change, but may signal a move away from an holistic overhaul of technology regulation, according to law firm Herbert Smith Freehills.
17 December 2019

HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS ADVISES ON EVERARC IPO

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Morgan Stanley and UBS as joint global co-ordinators and joint bookrunners on the English/US aspects of the US$340 million IPO of EverArc Holdings Limited, a British Virgin Islands-organised special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), and its standard listing on...
16 December 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Tasmanian Government on operation of Hobart Private Hospital

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the State of Tasmania on a new contract for Healthscope Limited to operate Hobart Private Hospital for a further 20 years.
16 December 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Scape Australia on $2 billion Urbanest acquisition

In what has been described as the biggest single property transaction of 2019, Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Scape Australia on its acquisition of the $2 billion portfolio of dorms run by Urbanest.
16 December 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises AC Energy on its joint venture to develop a renewable energy portfolio in Asia Pacific

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills advised AC Energy on its joint venture with UPC Asia Pacific for the development, construction and operations of solar projects in the Asia-Pacific region.
16 December 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills Joins Forces with Legal Community and PILnet to Present Pro Bono Pledge at the Global Refugee Forum at the UN

Herbert Smith Freehills has joined forces with the legal community to provide a collaborative pledge of 52,000 pro bono hours in support of refugees at the first-ever Global Refugee Forum.
16 December 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Cineplex on the recommended acquisition by Cineworld

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Cineplex Inc., one of Canada's leading entertainment and media companies, on the recommended acquisition by Cineworld Group plc. With over 11,200 screens around the globe, the proposed transaction will create one of the world's largest cinema companies.
12 December 2019

HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS CONFIRMS APPOINTMENT OF JUSTIN D'AGOSTINO AS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Herbert Smith Freehills confirmed today the appointment of Justin D'Agostino as its next Chief Executive Officer. The appointment by the firm's Council, approved by partnership vote, will take effect from 1 May 2020 for a term of four years. He will succeed Mark Rigotti , who has served two terms...
12 December 2019

Leading pharmaceutical lawyer joins Herbert Smith Freehills in Madrid

Herbert Smith Freehills has added to its European pharmaceuticals platform with the hire of leading Spanish lawyer Lourdes Fraguas to the firm's Madrid office.
11 December 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises AGL Energy Limited on its innovative A$600 million sustainability-linked loan

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised AGL Energy Limited on its A$600 million syndicated sustainability-linked loan that demonstrates AGL’s commitment to its long-term sustainability objectives.
11 December 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Nuchev on the formula for a successful IPO

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Nuchev Limited on its successful A$117 million IPO on the ASX.
11 December 2019

SAVING LIVES WITH MÉDECINS SANS FRONTIÈRES, HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS STRENGTHENS PARTNERSHIP WITH ONE OF THE WORLD'S LEADING HUMANITARIAN CHARITY

Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to announce it is strengthening its longstanding relationship with Médecins Sans Frontières, one of the world's leading humanitarian charity, through a new five-year partnership worth up to £2 million.
10 December 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills Kewei advises China Huaneng Group on its triple-tranche US$1.5 billion bond issue

Leading global firm Herbert Smith Freehills and its Shanghai joint operation office have advised energy conglomerate China Huaneng Group on its US$1.5 billion Regulation S offering of guaranteed fixed rate notes listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

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