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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance

News and awards

30 September 2015


Clifford Chance has been awarded Corporate and Commercial firm of the year: Legal 500 UK Awards 2015.

Notable deals the team advised on include:
Advising Deutsche Telekom on its £12.5 billion sale, in conjunction with Orange SA, of their 50/50 interest in EE Limited to BT Group PLC.

Advising Clayton Dubilier & Rice on the sale of British Car Auctions for £1.2 billion to Haversham Holdings plc by way of an accelerated IPO.

Advising Just Retirement Group plc on its recommended all-share merger with Partnership Assurance Group plc to create a combined £1.7 billion group

Advising GE Capital on the US$2.2 billion sale of its European sponsor finance business to Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe Limited.

Advising Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, on its strategic partnership with Deutsche Telekom. The partnership will allow Inmarsat and Deutsche Telekom to deliver the fastest, and most consistent in-flight broadband experience to Europe’s aviation industry and its customers.