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Morgan Lewis Advises Natixis on $300m Pre-Export Finance Facility for CJSC Russian Copper Company

  MOSCOW, LONDON and PARIS, December 20, 2016: Morgan Lewis has advised Natixis on a $300m pre-export finance facility for Russian Copper Company Group (RCC), the third largest Russian copper producer. Natixis was the Co-ordinating Mandated Lead Arranger for the deal which was structured as a five year pre-export finance facility backed by receivables from […]

Morgan Lewis Advises Sumitomo Corporation in Announced Agreement for a Recommended Cash Offer for Fyffes plc

LONDON, December 9, 2016: Morgan Lewis and A&L Goodbody represented Sumitomo Corporation, a leading global trading company, in its agreement announced today for a unanimously recommended cash offer by Sumitomo pursuant to which a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sumitomo will acquire the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Fyffes plc, a leading international […]


DUBAI (December 1, 2016) – Winston & Strawn LLP announced today that Shibeer Ahmed has joined the firm as partner and head of banking and Islamic finance in Dubai. Mr. Ahmed was previously with White & Case, where he served as head of the firm’s GCC Conventional and Islamic Bank Finance Practice. “With the addition […]


21st October 2016 Ferguson Financial Solicitors (FFS) were highly commended in the Insolvency Law Firm of the Year category at last night’s 2016 Turnaround, Restructuring & Insolvency (TRI) Awards ceremony held at the Hilton Park Lane, London W1. The TRI Awards recognise the critical work that is conducted across the profession particularly in turnaround and […]


DUBAI (October 11, 2016) – Winston & Strawn LLP announced today that Campbell Steedman has joined the firm as Managing Partner, Middle East. Mr. Steedman was most recently a partner at White & Case. Mr. Steedman’s practice focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and privatizations in a variety of sectors, including energy, transportation, […]

Morgan Lewis Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of Morgan Lewis Stamford in Singapore

SINGAPORE, April 1, 2016: Morgan Lewis today celebrates the first anniversary of its combination with Stamford Law Corporation to create Morgan Lewis Stamford, Singapore’s only fully integrated law firm. The successful merger produced a business transactions, litigation, and arbitration powerhouse with the ability to practice across all legal service areas in Singapore. “The formation of […]

Morgan Lewis Continues Growth in London by Adding EU Competition Lawyers Omar Shah and Joanna Christoforou

LONDON, March 1, 2016: Morgan Lewis today announced another significant step in the firm’s continuing expansion of its leading antitrust and competition practice with the addition of Omar Shah and Joanna Christoforou in London. Both lawyers possess extensive backgrounds in global competition law. Mr. Shah, who joins Morgan Lewis as a partner, focuses on defending […]

Morgan Lewis Advises UBM plc in $841M PR Newswire Sale

NEW YORK and LONDON, December 15, 2015: Morgan Lewis client UBM plc, one of the world’s leading B2B events organizers, today announced that it has reached an agreement for the sale of PR Newswire to Cision, a business controlled by GTCR Canyon Holdings (Cayman), L.P., for $841 million, comprising $810 million in cash and $31 […]