Simmons & Simmons has made a rare acquisition in the form of legal engineering start-up Wavelength for an undisclosed sum.
In a quiet week for lateral recruitment, Weil, Gotshal & Manges hired from Ashurst in the City as other firms made notable moves further abroad.
Mishcon de Reya is considering options for raising capital in a bid to fund its ‘ambitious plans’ for growth, including a possible initial public offering (IPO).
In the customary rush to get deals over the line before the summer lull, the City and US elite have this week lined up on big-ticket transactions including the sale of Moody’s Analytics to Equistone and Slug & Lettuce owner Stonegate’s $3bn acquisition of pub company Ei Group (EIG).
The rundown of this week’s top news stories.
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