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.
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.
Paul, Weiss client Arrow Global Group PLC, a data-driven debt purchase and receivables management company, raised €285,000,000 through the issuance of senior secured floating rate notes due 2026 and £100.0 million through the tap of its existing 5.125% senior secured notes due 2024.
Hellman & Friedman and GIC completed their €1.8 billion acquisition of Allfunds Bank, S.A., a leading global financial solutions company, from Intesa Sanpaolo Group, Santander Group, General Atlantic and Warburg Pincus.
Paul, Weiss represented Aurum Group USA, Inc., a subsidiary of Aurum Holdings Ltd., in its $108 million acquisition of Mayor’s Jewelers, Inc. from Birks Group Inc.
Irish house-building company Glenveagh Properties PLC completed its listing on the Irish Stock Exchange and the London Stock Exchange and formally commenced trading, raising gross proceeds of €500 million, the second-largest IPO on the Irish Stock Exchange this year.
Paul, Weiss advised Apollo Global Management, LLC in its acquisition of an 80.1 percent interest in Lumileds, a leading supplier of LED components and automotive lighting, from Royal Philips.
Paul, Weiss represented global auto parts supplier Dana Inc. in its private offering by its subsidiary Dana Financing Luxembourg S.à r.l. of $400 million in aggregate principal amount of 5.750% Senior Notes due 2025.
The process by which the U.K. can leave the EU is relatively straightforward, but there is far less certainty about what will happen once Article 50 is invoked. In this video, corporate partner Mark Bergman discusses the political and economic ramifications of the Brexit withdrawal negotiations.