Ashurst company profile: Ashurst is a leading global law firm, advising the world’s largest companies, financial institutions and governments on their most complex deals and disputes.
Operating from 27 offices in 16 countries our depth of experience and expertise in industries experiencing significant change enables us to provide pragmatic and commercial solutions to our clients enabling them to achieve business success.
With a constant focus on quality and expertise, a collaborative and inclusive approach and a culture that encourages people to take a fresh perspective, we deliver a distinctive service to our clients that sets us apart from other law firms.
We have broad industry experience including Digital Economy, Energy & Resources, Funds & Banks, Infrastructure and Real Estate. We have a reputation for bringing a fresh perspective to business challenges, successfully managing large and complex multi-jurisdictional transactions and delivering outstanding solutions for our clients.
Drooms (drooms.com), Europe's leading provider of secure data room solutions, allows companies controlled access to confidential corporate data across company boundaries and specialises in providing tailored solutions for the entire value chain and lifecycle management of assets. Confidential business processes such as mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate sales, IPOs and board communications are handled securely, transparently and efficiently by Drooms. For the first time the virtual data room Drooms NXG introduces self-learning software. The newly developed findings manager feature helps to speed up the due diligence process and assesses potential risks and opportunities of a deal by an automated pre-analysis of the data room documents. More than 25,000 companies around the world currently use Drooms including leading global real estate companies, consultancy firms, law firms and corporations such as METRO GROUP, Evonik, Morgan Stanley, JLL, JP Morgan, CBRE, Rewe and UBS. Over 10,000 complex transactions amounting to a total of over EUR 300 billion have been handled by the software specialist.
Livingstone is an international mid-market Mergers & Acquisitions and Debt Advisory firm completing 50 to 60 transactions each year, with deal values ranging from € 10m to € 250m plus. With offices in Germany, the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain, Sweden and China, Livingstone is one of few mid-market M&A boutiques with an integrated international infrastructure capable of delivering immediate access to buyers, investors and opportunities across three continents.
We deliver expert corporate finance advice and practical help to successful entrepreneurs, major corporations and private equity investors from around the world through our teams in Europe, the United States and China concerning:
Management Buy-Outs & Buy-Ins
We focus on five core industries, with dedicated teams across our offices serving the Business Services, Consumer, Healthcare, Industrial and Media&Technology sectors, drawing from our experience of closing over 900 transactions.
We accompany clients on their journeys, delivering informed, expert advice and hands-on support on everything from raising growth capital, acquisitions and sourcing sustainable debt, to the ultimate exit by way of sale, buy-out or IPO.
Each of our six teams fulfils a vital role within Livingstone Partners’ cross-border capability, offering access to local investment banking expertise for vendors seeking access to international buyers and investors, and for international acquirers seeking access to US, European and Chinese targets.
Our ability to provide clients with a seamless infrastructure for transatlantic deals is unique in the mid-market and supported by an exceptional track record in completing cross-border.
NautaDutilh is an international law firm practising Dutch, Belgian, Luxembourg and Dutch-Caribbean law. The firm was founded in 1724 and is one of the largest in the Benelux region, with offices in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Brussels, Luxembourg as well as in London and New York.
International - While its practice is anchored in the Benelux countries, NautaDutilh works with a substantial number of clients involved in cross-border and multi-jurisdictional transactions and proceedings. The firm works on a non-exclusive basis with leading law firms throughout the world.
Industry Expertise - NautaDutilh is active in a wide range of industries including Financial Institutions, Real Estate, Investment Funds, Private Equity, Life Sciences, Healthcare and Energy & Natural Resources. Multidisciplinary teams keep our sector expertise up to date.
Full Service - NautaDutilh is characterised by its significant Banking & Finance, Corporate and Dispute Resolution capabilities, strengthened by extensive other practice areas such as Employment, IP and Taxation.
Snapshot M&A/Private Equity/Investment Management - The Benelux Corporate M&A team has a significant track record in public M&A and also in advising on buying and selling of domestic and international private companies and businesses. A specific area of expertise is supporting private equity transactions as well as setting up and (re)structuring investment institutions and other pooling structures. The team also provides a broad range of advice on corporate and commercial matters with particular emphasis on corporate governance, reorganisations and international joint ventures.
Serafin is a diversified industrial group, whose philosophy is based on more than 150 years of entrepreneurial tradition of its shareholding family. Serafin invests into companies with the aim to foster their long term development in accordance with all stakeholders. This development is accompanied by the expertise of advisory board members Prof. Dr. Bernd Gottschalk, Wolfgang Ley and Prof. Dr. Heinrich von Pierer.
Instinctif Partners is an International Business Communications Consultancy employing 450 people in 20 offices across 10 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and North America. Our Middle East operation is headquartered in Dubai.
We combine strategic and creative thinking to help our clients engage with and influence their key stakeholders. We understand the power of reputation in a world where reputations are vulnerable. We connect financial communications to corporate affairs, public policy and employee engagement. With the very best in creativity, story-telling and digital capability, we help our clients develop an integrated story.
Truly international in outlook and reach, we are as connected to our clients and their audiences as we are to each other. Our clients want an agile partner that can move as fast as their businesses do and help plan for different scenarios and outcomes. We know which tactics and strategies will get results and we are not afraid to break new ground.
We connect specialists from across multiple areas to drive results for our clients:
Content & Creative
Insight & Research
In 2017, our work was recognised by industry peers at the PRCA MENA Awards, at which we were awarded “Best Crisis Campaign of the Year”. The global business is backed by funds managed by Vitruvian Partners LLP, an independent private equity firm specializing in middle market buyouts, growth buyouts and growth capital investments in the United Kingdom and Northern Europe.