Dealwatch: Global 100 firms share spoils on flurry of private equity and public M&A mandates

Dealwatch: Global 100 firms share spoils on flurry of private equity and public M&A mandates

Slaughter and May is acting on the £1.3bn unsolicited bid for doorstep lender Provident Financial. Corporate head Andy Ryde (pictured) is joined by Paul Mudie in advising the bid from Non-Standard Finance. Provident, meanwhile, has enlisted Clifford Chance corporate partners Lee Coney and Mark Poulton. Eversheds Sutherland fielded a team led by partner Aleen Gulvanessian on Dairy Crest’s £975m …

The Last Word – Global London perspectives from inside the shark tank

The Last Word – Global London perspectives from inside the shark tank

To mark the launch of our 2019 Global London report, we ask senior management at the leading US firms in London for a progress update Brexitproof ‘Milbank does not just have stellar transactional practices: a very significant component of the London office are countercyclical businesses such as restructuring and litigation. They are among the strongest …

Methodology and criteria

Methodology and criteria

The research process for the GC Powerlist has grown substantially since the first report was published in 2013, and now encompasses online nominations as well as substantial interviews with senior general counsel (GCs) and private practitioners. The first stage for the 2019 report began in early December with the launch of an online survey to …