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Press28 May 2013
Fergus Payne, Joint Head of our Partnerships and LLP team, recently spoke at the APP (Association of Partnership Practitioners) AGM. A synopsis of his pre-dinner speech was included in the most recent APP newsletter and is available to read in this article.
Deal13 May 2013
Lewis Silkin has advised its client Bushveld Minerals Limited (AIM:BMN) on its intention to make an off-market takeover offer to acquire all of the ordinary shares in Lemur Resources Limited (ASX:LMR). The Lewis Silkin team was led by Corporate Finance partner Nadim Khan, alongside senior associate Ian McDonald.
Press18 December 2012
Owen Watkins discusses the idea that criminal prosecution of investment banks is too difficult to take on in an article for the International Business Times.
Deal17 December 2012
Lewis Silkin has recently completed a reorganisation and acquisition for its client, United Agents.
Lewis Silkin advises Publicis on acquisition of digital agency,Outside Line, boosting Saatchi & Saatchi
Deal13 December 2012
Lewis Silkin's Corporate team, led by Paul Rajput, has advised its client Publicis Groupe on its acquisition of award-winning British digital agency Outside Line.
Press04 December 2012
Corporate Partner Paul Rajput is leading the Lewis Silkin team supporting London Advertising, whose competition has attracted interest from over 1,500 people in 60 countries.
Deal27 November 2012
Lewis Silkin has advised long-standing client Claranet on its acquisition of STH Limited and its subsidiary Star Technology Services, in a deal valued at £55 million.The acquisition creates the largest mid-market provider of integrated hosting and network services in the UK and continental Europe.
Deal03 September 2012
Lewis Silkin LLP has acted for Fox-Davies Capital Limited (“Fox-Davies”) in its role as nominated adviser and joint broker, and Merchant Securities Limited (“Merchant Securities”) in its role as joint broker, to Fox Marble Holdings plc (“Fox Marble”) in connection with Fox Marble’s successful fundraising and admission to AIM.
25 August 2012
Owen Watkins is interviewed by L'Echo on the recent problems many of London's financial institutions have faced.
Press21 August 2012
Owen Watkins comments in the Bloomberg article about the annonymous British Bankers’ Association’s Foreign Exchange and Money Markets Committee.
Deal06 July 2012
Coverage on The Lawyer of Lewis Silkin's involvement as lead counsel to Publicis Groupe on its acquisition of the remaining 51 per cent stake of Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH), the advertising agency famous for the Levi Strauss and Johnnie Walker adverts.
Deal05 July 2012
Lewis Silkin advises Publicis Groupe on acquisition of Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH), one of world’s most famous advertising agencies.
Press04 July 2012
Owen Watkins comments on Bloomberg's article regarding Barclays losing three top executives, $5 billion of market value, sparking a government inquiry and saving itself £25.5 million in fines by being the first to settle a probe over the rigging of global interest rates.
Press21 June 2012
Owen Watkins comments on the International Business Times article regarding the US, UK and European regulation chiefs pledge to crackdown on risk management within derivatives trading, and tighter cross-border trading regulations in order to prevent a repeat of JP Morgan's major "London Whale" event loss, but which could inadvertently cause regulatory arbitrage.
Lewis Silkin advises Havas on acquisition of Creative Lynx, top digital health and wellness communications agency
Deal15 June 2012
Lewis Silkin has advised leading global advertising and communications services group Havas on the acquisition of a majority stake in the leading European digital health and wellness communications agency, Creative Lynx.
Press23 May 2012
A state subpoena issued to Morgan Stanley, the lead underwriter on the Facebook IPO, and a class-action lawsuit filed against Morgan Stanley, its IPO banking team, the Nasdaq OMX Group and Facebook itself could land certain investors and analysts in deeper legal difficultly, Owen Watkins told the IBTimes UK.
Press08 May 2012
Fergus Payne discusses the last 10 years of the limitied liability partnerships (LLPs) which were introduced in April 2001, in his article for the Law Society Gazette.
Press27 January 2012
Investors are constantly trying to identify the next country that will offer access to world-class, untapped, mining opportunities. Often this means operating in challenging conflict or post-conflict environments.
Press04 January 2012
Abandoned by the venture capital industry in the era of cheap debt and easy returns, early-stage finance is making a comeback. GrowthBusiness talks to investors active in the space, and some of the exciting ventures that have succeeded in raising funds. The full article can be read on growthbusiness.co.uk
Press03 November 2011
City law firm Lewis Silkin LLP today announced that Graham Reid has joined as partner in the firm’s corporate practice as of 31 October.