International case studies

Below is a selection of some of our international work across the firm. Browse by selecting practice area:

 

Corporate and M&A

Finance

Litigation and dispute resolution

Projects

Private client

Restructuring and insolvency


Verizon Communications Inc. on its acquisition of Vodafone’s 45 per cent interest in Verizon Wireless

Jurisdictions involved: US, UK
Practice area: Corporate and M&A
Industry sector: Technology, media and telecommunications

 

We advised Verizon Communications Inc. on its acquisition of Vodafone’s 45 per cent interest in Verizon Wireless for $130bn.  The transaction provides Verizon with 100 per cent ownership of Verizon Wireless, a leading wireless carrier in the US.

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Wind power project in South Africa

Jurisdictions involved: South Africa, Spain
Practice area: Projects
Industry sector:
Energy and natural resources

 

We advised Coria (PKF) Investments 28 (RF) Pty Limited, the project company, on a R1,5bn wind farm project being developed under the South African Renewable Energy IPP programme. 

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Chinese billionaire on a proposed asset holding structure

Jurisdictions involved: China, Canada, British Virgin Islands, Hong Kong, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein
Practice area: Private client

 

We advised a Chinese billionaire on a proposed asset holding structure for his diverse global business interests as part of his long-term succession planning for his family.

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United Company Rusal Plc on its successful application for a judicial review against the London Metal Exchange

Jurisdictions involved: Russia, UK
Practice area: Litigation and dispute resolution
Industry sector: Manufacturing

 

We advised Russian aluminium producer United Company Rusal Plc on its successful application for a judicial review against the London Metal Exchange. 

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Petainer Group on a leveraged recapitalisation spanning a number of jurisdictions

Jurisdictions involved: Czech Republic, Sweden, Germany
Practice area: Finance
Industry sector: Technology, media and telecommunications

 

We acted for the Petainer Group, a technology business whose operations are based in the Czech Republic, on a leveraged recapitalisation, the financing for which was provided by both QInvest LLC, an Islamic investment bank, and Česká Spořitelna, a.s., a local Czech bank. 

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iSOFT group in relation to the consensual restructuring of its debt facilities

Jurisdictions involved: Australia, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, the Netherlands
Practice area: Restructuring and insolvency
Industry sector: Healthcare

 

We acted for the iSOFT group, an international software business in the healthcare sector, in relation to the consensual restructuring of its debt facilities and the banking aspects of the disposals of its Business Solutions division to Capita and the remainder of the group to CSC. 

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