MAGAZINE

May 2012 Issue

Financier Worldwide Magazine


Click cover to download

(Subscriber-only password access)

 

Not a subscriber?

Click here to join the FREE mailing list and receive password access


To read an article, download the full issue by clicking the cover above.

 

COVER STORY

Third-party litigation funding

              

FEATURES

M&A in China

M&A in the renewable energy sector

Magic Johnson consortium to buy LA Dodgers for $2.3bn

Game Group secures extra life

Challenges and opportunities in the Asia-Pacific insurance market

 

ROUNDTABLE

International arbitration

THE PANELLISTS: Juliette Luycks, Clifford Chance LLP; Richard Chalk, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Chris Colbridge, Kirkland & Ellis International LLP; Gregory A. Litt, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; and Marco Tulio Venegas, Von Wobeser y Sierra.

 

SPECIAL REPORT

Infrastructure and project finance

 

FORUM: Current trends in infrastructure projects around the world

THE PANELLISTS: Jenny Xiao Jing Liu, Deloitte; David Roseman, Macquarie; Joshua Nickerson, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; and Kevin Connor, Squire Sanders.

 

Renewed opportunities for infrastructure investment in the US

John Schmidt, Joseph Seliga and Jeromy Cannon, Mayer Brown

 

The implications of the new EU network unbundling rules for European energy infrastructure investors

Mark Jones and Joosje Hamilton, Norton Rose LLP

 

Trade and export finance in Russia – legal issues, developments and trends in structuring and taking security

Konstantin Garmonin and Stuart McIntyre, Baker Botts L.L.P

 

Chinese outbound M&A deals in the mining industry – project financing and infrastructure considerations

Jenny Xiao Jing Liu and Mun-Loong Lau, Deloitte

 

Overview of developments in India’s infrastructure sector – higher education

Munish Sharma, Dua Associates

 

Brazilian infrastructure financing: developments and incentives

Eduardo Soares, Christiano Chagas and Lea Yassuda, Soares Bumachar Chagas Barros Sociedade de Advogados

 

DEALfront

mergers & acquisitions

M&A in Q1 2012

UPS buys rival TNT for €5.2bn

 

private equity & venture capital  

Permira prepares £2.5bn Birds Eye Iglo sale

Vista buys software firm Misys for £1.27bn

 

bankruptcy & corporate restructuring

Premier Foods refinances debt

Yahoo to reduce workforce by 14 percent

 

PROFESSIONALinsight

Fraud & corruption

Prosecuting frauds in Australia

John Sutton and Richard Mayo, Armstrong Legal

 

The UK Bribery Act 2010

Lucy Frew, Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP

 

Bankruptcy & restructuring

Certainty at last: TUPE does apply to Administrations

Liza Knight, Fladgate LLP

 

The potential of creditors compositions in Dutch insolvency proceedings

Berto Winters, Reinout Vriesendorp and Jeroen Vossenberg, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.

 

LEGAL&regulatory

Mergers & acquisitions

Has mid-market M&A turned the corner?

Charles Simpson, Saffery Champness

 

Under the hammer – selling a company by auction

Mark Copping, Hamlins LLP

 

Taxation of shareholder debt in acquisition structures

Nikol Davies, Nick Hazell and Emma Danks, Taylor Wessing LLP

 

Private equity

The secret to entering the dragon

Gary J. Gao, Duan & Duan

 

Leveraged buyouts and liability of financiers

Robert van Moorsel and Youri Tonino, Van den Herik & Verhulst


CONTRIBUTORS

Armstrong Legal

Baker Botts L.L.P

Clifford Chance LLP

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.

Deloitte

Dua Associates

Duan & Duan

Fladgate LLP

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP

Hamlins LLP

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

Macquarie

Mayer Brown

Norton Rose LLP

Saffery Champness

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Soares Bumachar Chagas Barros Sociedade de Advogados

Squire Sanders

Taylor Wessing LLP

Van den Herik & Verhulst

Von Wobeser y Sierra


©2001-2016 Financier Worldwide Ltd. All rights reserved.