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Mayer Brown International LLP

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Richard Page

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Richard Page is a partner in the Corporate group with a broad range of corporate finance and transactional experience, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, IPOs and secondary fundraisings, private equity and joint ventures work. He acts for clients across a variety of industry sectors, most notably TMT (in which he has gained a strong reputation over a number of years), corporate real estate (working closely with colleagues in the real estate group on a variety of high value and complex transactions) and life sciences.

London: Corporate and commercial

M&A: upper mid-market and premium deals, £250m+

Within: M&A: upper mid-market and premium deals, £250m+

Commended for its ‘all-round strength’ and for being ‘always focused on achieving the transaction objectivesMayer Brown International LLP’s practice frequently handles multi-jurisdictional M&A for high-profile clients. It is strong in the life sciences, financial institutions, TMT, energy and natural resources sectors: Kate Ball-Dodd and Richard Smith advised for Universal Coal on takeover offers by various parties, including Ichor Coal and Coal of Africa, while Richard Page assisted CITIC Telecom International CPC with its acquisition of the telecoms assets of Linx Telecommunications. Ball-Dodd heads the practice with Jeremy Kenley, who advised AEW Europe and Teacher Retirement System of Texas on their purchase of Festival Place shopping centre in Basingstoke. ‘Calm, excellent negotiatorRobert Hamill, who is ‘good at supervising teams of lawyers’, acted for Village Roadshow on its £30m purchase of Countrywide Property Investments (UK). Other clients of the department include Entertainment One, Moody’s, Unilever and Wells Fargo.

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London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Media and entertainment (including media finance)

Within: Media and entertainment (including media finance)

music, publishing and broadcasting arenas, and also advises major corporate and financial institution clients on advertising and social media matters. It advised Village Roadshow on its £30m acquisition of 100% of the share capital of Countrywide Property Investments (UK). Hachette, Perrigo, Entertainment One, Royal Institute of International Affairs, Modern Times Group, HSBC and Publishers Association are also clients. The ‘very experienced’ Miles Robinson has ‘a calm and methodical approach to large-value and high-profile litigation claims’. Robert Hamill is an ‘excellent lawyer with a calm demeanor’ and handles corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures. Richard Page, who advises on corporate finance and transactional matters, is also recommended.

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