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Whether advising on UK domestic or international, cross-border deals, what sets us apart is our practical approach to providing advice on corporate law issues. Our experienced team can advise in relation to private equity transactions for both institutions and management teams, public and private mergers and acquisitions, IPOs on AIM and the Main Market and secondary fundraisings. We also assist clients with shareholder agreements, partnership transactions, joint ventures, as well as providing corporate governance advice on an ongoing basis.
We are known for grounding everything we do in an understanding of your needs. Our industry insight across the leisure, retail, financial services, support services, telecommunications and technology sectors, in particular, frames our thinking. This expertise, underpinned by our technical ability, means we get you the transactional results you need and want.
In this latest report, the corporate experts at DWF analyse the key deal terms of private equity exits across both the London Main Market and AIM in 2017.
In this latest report, we analyse the key deal terms of private equity exits across both the London Main Market and AIM in 2017.
On 6 March 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") rendered an important judgement in case C-284/16, Slovak Republic v. Achmea. The CJEU declared invalid the investor-State dispute settlement ("ISDS") arbitration clause in the bilateral investment treaty between the Netherlands and Slovakia ("intra-EU BIT").
International legal business DWF has been ranked as the 7th most active M&A legal advisor by volume in the UK in Experian's M&A 2017 end of year report. This is a rise of three places from last year in the UK rankings by volume.
The Dublin office of international legal business DWF acted for Capital Stage AG on its partnership with the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) to invest in a 140MW portfolio of solar PV projects under development by Irish solar developer, Power Capital.
The London office of international legal business DWF has advised Poundland owner Pepkor Europe on its £180m financing with US investment firm Davidson Kempner.
International legal business DWF has appointed corporate partner Laurence Applegate from REN Legal to its office in London as the business continues to expand and diversify its corporate offering.
International legal business DWF has advised BGF in connection with its funding support for family-owned APS Group, the UK’s largest tomato grower to support its continued expansion.
International legal business DWF has advised Palatine Private Equity in connection with its investment in ZyroFisher, the leading cycling parts and accessories distributor, alongside mid-market private equity investor LDC as both firms provide the financial firepower to support the business's continued expansion strategy.
International legal business DWF has advised the London branch of Joh. Berenberg, Gossler & Co. KG in relation to SigmaRoc PLC's placing which raised £13.9m. Berenberg acted as sole broker and bookrunner to the placing.
With over 90 lawyers across the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Dubai and Brussels, we work hard to provide a complete corporate service, drawing in expertise from across the firm.