Archive for July, 2016

GILLESPIE MACANDREW APPOINTS PERTH SOLICITOR

Anne Curtis has been appointed by Gillespie Macandrew as an Associate in its Land and Rural Business team. She was formerly with Thorntons and is the first new appointment to be based in Gillespie Macandrew’s planned Perth office, which will be opened this summer and provide a full service to clients based in Perthshire, Kinross and Angus. The 2,000 sq. ft. premises are located at Broxden House, Lamberkine Driv...

26 Apr 3:18 PM 0 Read More...

Thirty-three new counsel promotions for Allen & Overy

Thirty-three lawyers from across A&O's international network have been promoted to counsel or PSL counsel. The promotions are in five practice groups – Banking, Corporate, ICM, Litigation and Tax – and 15 different offices covering every region in the firm's international network.   The counsel role is a high-status position for senior lawyers, which recognises the valuable contribution they make...

26 Apr 12:23 PM 0 Read More...

LATHAM & WATKINS ADVISES WATSON PHARMACEUTICALS IN EUR4.25 BILLION ACQUISITION OF ACTAVIS GROUP

Transaction will create the 3rd largest global generics company   Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Actavis Group have jointly announced that Watson has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Actavis for an upfront payment of EUR4.25 billion, as detailed in the press release below issued by Watson.  Actavis has operations in more than 40 countries and presently has a portfolio which in...

26 Apr 12:12 PM 0 Read More...

APPLEBY LAUNCHES NEW ONLINE COMPANY INCORPORATION TOOL FOR CHINESE MARKET

Appleby, the world’s largest provider of offshore legal, fiduciary and administration services, has today announced the launch of a new online tool that will facilitate the incorporation of offshore companies for Chinese clients, any time of the day. The online launch coincides with the official opening of the offshore firm’s new representative office in Shanghai today.   The tool will be available t...

26 Apr 10:43 AM 0 Read More...

PFIZER TO DIVEST NUTRITION BUSINESS TO NESTLE

Pfizer recently announced that it has entered into an agreement to divest its Nutrition business to Nestlé for $11.85 billion in cash. Pfizer’s Nutrition business recorded revenues of approximately $2.1 billion in 2011, an increase of 15% versus 2010.   “The transaction is a testament to the success of the Nutrition business, including its excellent reputation, talented colleagues, high-qualit...

26 Apr 9:52 AM 0 Read More...