Private markets forecast to grow to $4.9tn globally by 2025

The report, Prime time for private markets: The new value creation playbook, examines prospects for four primarily illiquid asset classes of private equity (including venture capital), infrastructure, real estate and private credit across a range of scenarios for 2019-2025. The report projects significant growth for the value of private markets of $5.5tn (best case), $4.9tn […]

CFOs anticipate return to growth and lasting change in 2021

Finance leaders expect a return to growth in 2021 with optimism rising to a record high, according to Deloitte’s latest CFO survey. Despite the surge in business optimism, half of CFOs do not expect demand for their own businesses to recover to pre-pandemic levels until the last quarter of 2021 or later. The Deloitte CFO […]

Norton Rose Fulbright appoints new Warsaw Managing Partner

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has appointed Grzegorz Dyczkowski, the head of its Warsaw banking and finance team, as managing partner of the Warsaw office. Grzegorz succeeds Piotr Strawa, the founder of Warsaw office of Norton Rose Fulbright who has served as managing partner since 2000. Regarding his new role, Grzegorz said: “I’m honoured […]

Eversheds Sutherland advises Element Markets in recent acquisition

Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to announce that it represented client Element Markets, the leading independent marketer of renewable natural gas (“RNG”) and environmental commodities in North America, in a majority interest sale to The Rise Fund, a global impact investing platform managed by alternative asset firm TPG. The acquisition of Element Markets represents The Rise […]

Duane Morris Welcomes Real Estate Partner Tom Galli

Tom Galli has joined Duane Morris LLP as a partner in the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group. Prior to joining Duane Morris, Galli was a partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP. “Our Real Estate group is a high-performing practice, and its ongoing success is an important component of our strategy as a national, leading law firm,” […]

Dentons advises Yonsung Group on acquisition of Arevipharma

Global law firm Dentons has advised the South Korean Yonsung Group on its acquisition of German-based pharmaceutical manufacturer Arevipharma. Through this transaction, the parties will expand and internationalise Arevipharma’s active ingredient business and innovate and invest in its Radebeul production site. The two companies also intend to benefit from synergies between Yonsung’s research-centred and long-term […]

Hogan Lovells boosts Paris practice with leading hires

Hogan Lovells is strengthening its Corporate & Finance Practice in Paris with the hire of leading M&A and Private Equity partners Matthieu Grollemund and Hélène Parent. They join with five associates from Baker McKenzie, where Grollemund co-headed the Paris Corporate department. Matthieu and Hélène’s practice focuses on M&A and Private Equity transactions with an emphasis […]

Pinsent Masons advises GNA Biosolutions GmbH on COVID-19 test

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons advised GNA Biosolutions GmbH on IP and commercial aspects of its rapid PCR COVID-19 test. The test, developed by German molecular diagnostics company GNA Biosolutions, has been approved by the domestic regulatory German Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM). The new PCR test, which produces a result in […]

The LGPD and labour relations in Brazil

Non-observance of the LGPD (General Data Protection Law) will give rise to administrative sanctions imposed by the National Data Protection Authority as from August 2021, as determined by article 20 of Law 14.010, which modified the text of article 65 of Law 13.079. In spite of this, many authorities are already imposing or seeking to […]

DLA Piper advises SalesLoft in its US$100 million Series E financing

DLA Piper represented Atlanta-based start-up SalesLoft in its recent US$100 million Series E financing led by Owl Rock Capital, with participation from Insight Partners, HarbourVest, and Emergence. SalesLoft’s sales engagement platform helps industry-leading companies generate more revenue and deliver better experiences to their customers. DLA Piper also advised SalesLoft in its US$70 million Series D […]