Our office in London focuses on core corporate practice areas, adapted to the cross-border context: mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions and financing transactions. Our London office handles private equity acquisitions and disposals, acquisition financing, high yield bond offerings, IPOs and other equity and debt capital markets transactions, and strategic, multi-jurisdictional M&A transactions and financings for our corporate clients.
Paul, Weiss is representing Chassis Brakes International Group, a portfolio company of KPS Capital Partners, LP, in its sale to Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd.
Paul, Weiss represented Watches of Switzerland Group PLC and Jewel Holdco S.à r.l., its immediate parent, in a successful initial public offering of Watches of Switzerland’s shares.
Swiss Re completed an offering of $1 billion Guaranteed Subordinated Fixed Rate Reset Step-up Callable Notes with a scheduled maturity in 2049 and €750 million Guaranteed Subordinated Fixed Rate Reset Step-up Callable Notes with a scheduled maturity in 2049.
Awards & Recognition
Paul, Weiss’s work advising on the antitrust aspects of Monsanto’s pending $66 billion acquisition by Bayer has been recognized by The Deal as a “Deal of the Year” at its inaugural European awards.
In this video, London-based corporate partners Mark Bergman and David Lakhdhir discuss Britain’s upcoming deadlines and the MEP elections, political complications and potential next steps, against the backdrop of continued uncertainty.
Paul, Weiss advised KKR in its acquisition of a stake in Söderberg & Partners from TA Associates and certain other selling shareholders.
Paul, Weiss is representing Salini Impregilo S.p.A., an Italian construction company, in the sale of its U.S. Plants & Paving division to Eurovia SAS, a company of the Vinci Group, for a total of $555 million in cash.
The second anniversary of the Brexit referendum is upon us, an entirely inconclusive meeting between Prime Minister Theresa May and her fellow members of the European Council has just ended, and the proverbial clock continues to count down to the October deadline for an exit deal and the March 2019 exit date.