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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+

Mayer Brown International LLP¬†provides a ‚Äėpremium level of service‚Äô; ‚Äėtheir advice is always responsive, well considered and commercially focussed‚Äô. The firm‚Äôs London corporate team is led by¬†Kate Ball-Dodd¬†, while¬†Perry Yam¬†was recently promoted to the firm‚Äôs global co-head of corporate practice. The department is strong in the life sciences, financial institutions, TMT and energy sectors, with clients including Unilever, Wells Fargo and CITIC Telecom. Ball-Dodd and¬†Richard Smith¬†advised Touchstone Innovations on its all-share takeover offer by IP Group, valuing Touchstone at ¬£500m. Richard Page¬†(who has ‚Äėan innate ability to assimilate detailed information‚Äô) acted¬†on the ¬£1.15bn sale of The Leadenhall Building to Hong Kong-listed property development company C C Land. The ‚Äėsolution-driven‚Äô¬†Robert Hamill¬†acted for Shearwater Group on the acquisitions of Newable Consulting and of SecurEnvoy.¬†Rebecca Bothamley¬†was promoted to partnership, while¬†Patrick Hennessy¬†and¬†Sam Webster¬†were both promoted to counsel. Former department co-head¬†Jeremy Kenley¬†departed for Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.

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London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Media and entertainment (including media finance)

Within: Media and entertainment (including media finance)

Mayer Brown International LLP’s expertise spans the music, publishing and broadcasting sectors and it regularly acts for major corporate clients and financial institutions on matters relating to advertising and social media. It acted for Eastern European Media Holdings on the sale of its minority holding in Nova Broadcasting Group to PPF Group alongside the majority seller, MTG Broadcasting. Hachette, Village Roadshow, Perrigo, Royal Institute of International Affairs, Modern Times Group, HSBC, Publishers Association, Hibu and Entertainment One are also clients. Team head Miles Robinson represents clients in substantial contractual and commercial disputes in the publishing and music industries. Robert Hamill is active on corporate finance, M&A and joint ventures and Richard Page  is noted for his corporate finance and transactional experience.

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