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02 October 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills renforce son équipe Banque & Finance avec l'arrivée d'Audrey Lesage en qualité d'Of Counsel

Le cabinet d'avocat d'affaires Herbert Smith Freehills annonce aujourd'hui le retour d'Audrey Lesage en tant qu' Of Counsel dans l'équipe Banque & Finance d'Herbert Smith Freehills.
27 September 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises ADO Properties on the sale of a real estate portfolio to Gewobag

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised ADO Properties on the sale of a large real estate portfolio to Berlin municipal housing company Gewobag Wohnungsbau Aktiengesellschaft. The portfolio comprises around 5.800 residential apartment units. The purchase price for the shares was 920m Euro (less net...
26 September 2019

25-Fold Rise In Climate Change Related Regulation Could Mean Businesses are Facing Risks to Value and Reputation, Says New Report

By mid-2019 more than 1,600 laws and policies relating to climate change had been created across 164 jurisdictions - a 25-fold increase since 1997, when the Kyoto Treaty was signed. The result, according to a new report published by Herbert Smith Freehills, is that many companies are sitting on...
26 September 2019

Pensions and ESG: the evolving legal and regulatory landscape’ - new paper from Royal London and Herbert Smith Freehills

Global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills and mutual insurer Royal London have joined forces to produce a new guide for employers, trustees, pension providers and advisers on ‘ESG investing’.
26 September 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills provides cross-practice pro bono support to Steel Warriors in UK-wide campaign to reduce knife crime

Herbert Smith Freehills has been advising Steel Warriors , a charity created to reduce the number of young people carrying knives in the UK, on a multi-million pound project to construct 20 community fitness centres around the country.
24 September 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises BidFair USA in $3.7bn acquisition of Sotheby's

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised BidFair USA regarding the merger control aspects of its $3.7 billion acquisition of Sotheby's, the international auction house.
24 September 2019

Rt Hon Sir John Major's legal team react to verdict

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP are pleased to confirm that we acted for The Rt Hon Sir John Major KG CH in relation to the litigation in the Supreme Court concerning the prorogation of Parliament. As our client contended, the judges have taken the view that it was unlawful for the Prime Minister to...
23 September 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Tideway on innovative green US Private Placement

Herbert Smith Freehills' US Finance team, led by Gabrielle Wong, has advised Bazalgette Tunnel Limited (known as "Tideway") on its successful £75 million private placement of senior notes (the "Notes") maturing in 2041. Tideway, the company delivering London's Thames Tideway Tunnel, has obtained an...
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...
17 September 2019

HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS RECOGNISED BY FINANCIAL TIMES FOR INNOVATION IN EUROPE

Herbert Smith Freehills has been recognised in four categories for its innovative approaches to law and business as part of the FT Innovative Lawyers Europe 2019.
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...

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