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Press20 January 2014
In a Financial News article, Owen Watkins comments upon Deutsche Bank's early publication of their fourth-quarter results; a €1.2 billion pre-tax loss.
Deal05 December 2013
Lewis Silkin LLP has acted for Orion Energy Plc in connection with its acquisition of Capricorn Albania Limited from Capricorn Energy Limited, a subsidiary of Main Market listed Cairn Energy Plc.
Press04 December 2013
Commenting in a Financial News article, Owen Watkins discusses the news that whilst a number of large financial institutions are planning to settle over the alleged rigging of Euribor lending rates, a few have refused.
Deal28 November 2013
Lewis Silkin has advised Publicis Groupe, one of the largest communications groups in the world, on its acquisition of 75.1% of Walker Media, one of the leading independent media agencies in the UK.
Press29 October 2013
In an article for Managing Partner, Miguel Pereira considers the differences between LLP and limited company structures in restricting the liability of owners.
Lewis Silkin advises British company, Pan Africa Solar, on the signing of a 100MW solar project in Pakistan
Deal18 October 2013
Lewis Silkin has advised its client, Pan Africa Solar, on the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) under which the British company would set up a project of 100 megawatts in Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park, Bahawalpur.
Deal19 September 2013
Lewis Silkin has advised Publicis Groupe, one of the largest communications groups in the world, on its acquisition of specialist digital agency Poke London from its four founding shareholders and Mother Holdings Ltd.
Deal08 August 2013
Lewis Silkin LLP has acted for Fox-Davies Capital Limited (“Fox-Davies”) on its role as nominated adviser and joint broker to Fox Marble Holdings plc (“Fox Marble”) in connection with Fox Marble’s secondary placing.
Deal28 June 2013
Lewis Silkin has advised its client Orion Energy Plc on the establishment of a joint venture with Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) to develop the offshore oil and gas potential of Pakistan.
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.