Representation of Randolph College, Virginia, in its sale of the George Bellows painting “Men of the Docks” to the National Gallery, London, for $25.5 million.
Representation of an international maritime consulting group on its acquisition of its own minority shareholding.
Representation of London Rowing Club in relation to its new sponsorship agreements.
Representation of TEOCO, a leading U.S. provider of Assurance, Analytics and Optimization solutions to Communications Service Providers (CSPs) worldwide, in its acquisition of AIRCOM International, a network design and optimisation software and solutions provider. Advice included competition, data privacy and cyber security issues. The combined company will serve a global base of more than 300 communication service provider customers across more than 100 countries from its office locations in over 15 countries.
Representation of EO Group Limited in the sale of its 3.5% interest in the West Cape Three Points Blocks and 1.75% interest in the Jubilee Field, both offshore Ghana, to Tullow Oil Plc for approximately $305 million.
Advice to NYSE listed Teledyne Technologies Incorporated on its acquisition of UK-based, AIM listed Intelek PLC worth approximately £30 million.
Advice to Afton Chemical Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of NYSE company NewMarket Corporation, on its acquisition of the Polartech Group of Companies (in Canada, China, Germany, Hungary, India, Singapore, Switzerland, UK and the U.S.), including competition and data privacy issues.
Representation of a CIS company in its acquisition of a CIS natural resources company for circa £230 million.
Advice to the London branches/subsidiaries of three major U.S. broker dealers on authorization by the FSA (now the FCA) and on regulatory issues arising and concerning passporting into the EU.
Representation of Earthport plc on its re-listing on AIM.
Representation of Taghmen Energy Plc (now PetroLatina Energy Plc), a U.S. owned UK oil company, on its acquisition of a Guatemalan oil company and raising circa U.S. $30 million on a private placement in connection therewith.
Representation of a UK subsidiary of Swedish company, Gammadata Matteknik i Uppsala AB, on its acquisition of the vacuum generators business of Thermo Electron Corporation in the U.S. and Germany.
Representation of Luxembourg based Technology Capital SA in its €21.3m investment into Netherlands based Polymer Vision Ltd, formerly part of Philips' Incubator Division, including financial services and regulatory issues.
Representation of the shareholders of UK company, Greetings Direct Ltd on its £14 million sale to Flying Brands Ltd. In Jersey.
Purchase by Malaysian owned, but Luxembourg based, DW Holdings Ltd in its strategic investment in Swiss company, YourJet Ltd, a private jet charter company. (Switzerland, Luxembourg, Malaysia and UK).
Counsel on the acquisition of a Hong Kong based consumer electronics manufacturer, which has been a household name for decades in consumer electronics and is now a world leading producer in car satellite navigation systems, by a BVI special purpose vehicle, backed by two Bermudan hedge funds, for circa U.S. $32 million.
Representation in the sale of shares in an Isle of Man manufacturer and distributor of adaptive living products, with manufacturing facilities in China, in a private equity backed MBO, with a total transaction value of £90 million, of which £39 million was attributable to our client.
Representation as joint solicitors to the company on the conversion and IPO of UniChem plc (now part of the Alliance Boots group of companies) on the Official List of the London Stock Exchange.
Representation of a major U.S. bank on UK aspects of various insurance gap film financings totalling U.S. $1.2 billion, including financial services and regulatory issues.
Representation of Jersey based Walker Aviation on its buy-out from Walker Steel as part of the sale of Walker Steel to British Steel, at the time, at circa £300 million, the largest private company sale in the UK.
Representation of a major U.S. telecommunications company, on UK issues arising out of its acquisition of another U.S. telecommunications company, then the largest merger in the world.
Representation of a major Italian energy public company’s turbine subsidiary and a major Swiss electrical engineering company in connection with the project finance of their provisioning of two Chilean power plants, with generators and cabling and additional electrical turbine equipment totaling U.S. $59 million.
Representation of a major international fashion designer on its worldwide franchising, licensing and distribution agreements in more than 30 countries.