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Morgan Lewis Advises Yandex in Creation of Combined Ridesharing Company with Uber

LONDON, July 13, 2017: Morgan Lewis is representing Yandex (NASDAQ:YNDX), one of Europe’s largest internet companies and the leading search provider in Russia, in a transaction with Uber to combine their ridesharing businesses in Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus and Georgia. Uber will also invest $225 million and Yandex will invest $100 million in cash […]

Morgan Lewis Advises Pearson PLC in the Sale of a 22% Stake in Penguin Random House to Bertelsmann SE

NEW YORK AND LONDON, July 11, 2017: Morgan Lewis represented Pearson PLC in its agreement to sell a 22% stake in Penguin Random House to Bertelsmann SE and recapitalize the business generating total net proceeds of approximately $1 billion. Pearson is the world’s leading learning company, with expertise in educational courseware and assessment, and a […]

Winston & Strawn advises Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank on AED310 million loan for Abu Dhabi shopping mall

DUBAI (May 31st, 2017): Winston & Strawn’s Dubai Islamic finance team represented Abu Dubai Islamic Bank (ADIB) as Mandated Lead Arranger in a AED310 million ($84m) syndicated development financing for Tamouh Investments. The transaction will fund the final phase of the construction of Tamouh’s Paragon Bay Mall in Marina Square, Reem Island, Abu Dhabi. Winston […]

CHRISTOPHER SKIPPER JOINS WINSTON & STRAWN IN DUBAI

DUBAI (May 8, 2017) – Winston & Strawn LLP announced today that Christopher Skipper has joined the firm as a Partner in the Corporate and Finance Practice in Dubai. Mr. Skipper was previously senior in-house counsel at Dubai-based investment firm Istithmar World. “With the addition of Chris to the team, we continue to focus on […]

Morgan Lewis Expands Global Investigations and Disputes Team with Two Partners in London

LONDON, April 28, 2017: Morgan Lewis has announced that Chris Warren-Smith and Melanie Ryan are joining the firm as partners in London, strengthening the firm’s robust global team of white collar litigation and investigations lawyers. They will come to Morgan Lewis from the London office of another law firm, where Mr. Warren-Smith was global head […]

FERGUSON LITIGATION FUNDING AGREE EXCLUSIVE SPONSORSHIP OF ICAEW INSOLVENCY & RESTRUCTURING GROUP

March 2ND, 2017 Ferguson Litigation Funding (FLF) today announces that it is to be the exclusive LITIGATION FUNDING sponsor of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales’s (ICAEW) Insolvency & Restructuring Group for the next three years. The tie up of FLF, the specialist litigation funders, and the ICAEW will see a commitment […]

Morgan Lewis Adds Asset Management, Corporate & M&A Partner Edward Bennett in Singapore

SINGAPORE, February 27, 2017: Morgan Lewis today welcomes Edward Bennett as an asset management, corporate, and mergers and acquisition partner, further boosting the firm’s capabilities in advising clients on fund formation, asset management, and transactional matters both within Asia and throughout the world. Mr. Bennett, whose prior work with a global law firm has focused […]

Morgan Lewis To Expand Pan-China Reach With Addition of Nine Partners in Hong Kong, Beijing, and Shanghai

HONG KONG, January 23, 2017: Morgan Lewis announced today that it will significantly expand its pan-China corporate, capital markets, mergers & acquisitions and private equity practice by adding nine partners in Hong Kong, Beijing, and Shanghai. All nine partners will arrive from another global law firm, joining Morgan Lewis’s seven-partner team in mainland China. The […]