Leading offshore law firm, Mourant Ozannes, has provided Jersey advice to a consortium of investors on the £700m sale-and-leaseback of a portfolio of 12 UK private hospitals from the Spire Healthcare Group.
A team at Mourant Ozannes, led by partner Joel Hernandez and assisted by Kerill O'Shaughnessy, Jonathon MacFeeters, Matt Satchell and Stefan Chinniah, provided Jersey advice in connection with the launch and closing of DPE Germany II and its related feeder fund (DPE II).
Standard Life Wealth (SLW), a subsidiary of Standard Life PLC and one of the UK's fastest growing discretionary fund management businesses, entered into an agreement with Newton Management Limited to acquire its private client division with assets under management of £3.6bn.
Mourant Ozannes assisted with the incorporation of a corporate joint venture to facilitate the establishment of an online eGaming platform in order to provide pay to play games via Facebook.
Leading offshore law firm, Mourant Ozannes, has advised European private equity firm Cinven on the Jersey aspects of its acquisition of two international pharmaceutical businesses, Mercury Pharma and Amdipharm.
Mourant Ozannes worked on the establishment of a registered open-ended fund for a US investment manager investing mainly in long and occasionally short positions in equity and debt securities, derivatives and other financial instruments.
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP and Mourant Ozannes worked together on an application for an order of the Royal Court of Guernsey for the transfer of long term insurance business from Friends Life Assurance Society Limited (FLAS), Friends Life Company Limited (FLC) and F&C Managed Pension Funds Limited (F&C) to FLL in respect of Guernsey resident policyholders (and in line with concurrent Jersey and UK applications), under the Insurance Business (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2002.
Leading offshore law firm, Mourant Ozannes, has advised BlackRock and Deutsche Bank's RREEF on the scheme to merge the BlackRock UK Property Fund with three of RREEF's sector-specific property funds. The scheme, which completed on 14 December, was announced on Tuesday and creates one the largest property unit trust in the UK.
The transaction valued Feelunique.com, one of Europe's fastest growing online beauty retailers, at a head-line enterprise value of GBP26m.
Mourant Ozannes provided Guernsey advice on the establishment and listing of Starwood European Real Estate Finance Limited (the "Fund") by Starwood Capital Group.
Teams led by Simon Gould (Jersey) and John Lewis (Guernsey) have worked alongside KPMG to consider the potential impact of Vickers in the Channel Islands, on behalf of Jersey Finance.
Mourant Ozannes has advised Batelco Group on the Guernsey and Jersey aspects of the acquisition of various companies from Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC), which comprise its Monaco and Islands Division.
Jonathan Walker, Jon Woolrich and Andrea Kelly of Mourant Ozannes' Jersey office advised Ocado Group plc on a placing to raise approximately £35.8m.
Mourant Ozannes acted for Ian Moore in the sale of the Jersey head quartered fund administration group, Moore Group Limited, to IFG Trust and Corporate Group. The transaction is conditional on regulatory approvals.
Mourant Ozannes advised on the restructuring of certain investment vehicles used by a Guernsey authorised closed-ended fund's investment adviser and the creation of three new cells in the fund.
A team led by Joel Hernandez including Leanne Wallser have advised the EMF New Europe Insurance Fund on the Jersey legal aspects of its $70m first close.
Jonathan Walker, Jon Woolrich and Andrew Salisbury of Mourant Ozannes advised Premier Oil plc on an exchange offer whereby holders of existing Premier Oil bonds due 2014 were given the opportunity to exchange their bonds for new bonds due 2018.
Mourant Ozannes acted for new AIM listed client, The Stanley Gibbons Group plc, on the Jersey aspects of its share placing and acquisition of bidstart, a US-based online collectibles trading platform with particular focus on the stamp and postcard markets.
Mourant Ozannes advised on the Jersey aspects of Malaysian state pension fund Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan)'s acquisition of 10 Gresham Street, London EC2.
Matthew Shaxson, Managing Associate, and Paul Martin, Senior Associate, advised AIB Bank (CI) Limited in the sale of its investment management business to Rathbone Investment Management.
Merger of the Marlborough Multi-Asset Cautious Fund Limited and the Marlborough Multi-Asset Balanced Fund by way of Scheme of Arrangement with members Marlborough Multi-Asset Cautious Fund Limited.
The merger brings together two long-established Jersey-based trust services businesses. The merged business comprises almost 100 directors and employees, making it one of Jersey's larger independent fiduciary services companies.
Mourant Ozannes has advised Heritage Oil Plc on the Jersey legal aspects of its US$850 million proposed acquisition of a major interest in OML 30, a significant oil producing asset in Nigeria.
The Royal Court of Guernsey has granted worldwide freezing orders and other interim relief in respect of the assets of the Propinvest Group of companies and their directors.
CMS Cameron McKenna LLP and Mourant Ozannes worked together on an application for an order of the Royal Court of Guernsey for the transfer of long term insurance business from Alico to ReAssure in respect of Guernsey resident policyholders (and in line with concurrent Jersey and UK applications), under the Insurance Business (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2002.
A team from leading offshore law firm, Mourant Ozannes, has acted as Jersey legal advisors to the Malaysian consortium in connection with their acquisition of London's landmark Battersea Power Station.
Mourant Ozannes, the leading offshore law firm, has advised long standing client Polyus Gold International Limited on the Jersey legal aspects of its premium listing on the London Stock Exchange.
Daniel Birtwistle, Felicia de Laat and Sophie Reguengo advised in relation to the establishment of AXA Secondary Fund V, one ofthe largest ever fund dedicated to the secondaries market.
A team at Mourant Ozannes led by Joel Hernandez and James Hill have been engaged as the primary Jersey legal advisor to the Employees Provident Fund (EPF), a Malaysian pension fund with more than 12 million members in Malaysia.
Working with Slaughter and May, Mourant Ozannes (Robert Hickling and Paul Martin) has acted as Jersey counsel to the INEOS group, the world's fourth largest chemicals producer in relation to the Jersey aspects of certain recent transactions.
Jacqueline Richomme and Paul Martin have advised Sacovan PLC on the Jersey aspects of its establishment and admission to the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.
Robert Hickling and Paul Martin have advised Incadea plc on the Jersey aspects of its admission to London Stock Exchange plc's AIM market.
Mourant Ozannes have acted as sole Jersey legal adviser to Polyus Gold International Limited in relation to the sale of shares and global depositary receipts in Polyus Gold representing approximately 7.5% of its issued share capital.
Leading offshore law firm, Mourant Ozannes, has advised European private equity firm Cinven on the Jersey aspects of its acquisition of the Jersey headquartered patent annuity business, CPA Global.
Matthew Shaxson, Managing Associate, and Suzanne Borrowman, Associate, in Jersey. Gavin Farrell, Partner, and Paul Waldron, Associate, in Guernsey advised Morgan Stanley on the Jersey and Guernsey regulatory implications in connection with the change of ultimate ownership of Quilter & Co Limited.
Mourant Ozannes worked with Jersey's Council of Ministers on all aspects in establishing the Historic Abuse Redress Scheme, the Scheme to provide financial compensation to the victims of sexual and/or unlawful physical abuse suffered when in the full-time residential care of the States of Jersey from 9 May 1945 to 31 December 1994.
Acting for new client, CBPE Capital LLP, in its acquisition (subject to regulatory approval) of a minority stake in JTC Group, one of Jersey's leading independent providers of trust company and fund administration services.
Mourant Ozannes advised Collins Stewart on the regulatory implications of the change of control of Collins Stewart (CI) Limited, a registered person under the Financial Services (Jersey) Law 1998, on the acquisition of its parent company Collins Stewart Hawkpoint plc by Canaccord Financial, Inc.
Mourant Ozannes lawyers Ben Robins and Stephanie Cope have advised Blackrock UK Property Fund, the Royal Mail Pension Plan, the Hermes Property Unit Trust and the BT Pension Scheme on the Jersey legal aspects of their sale of Tower 42 in the City of London to Tower 42 Holdings Limited for £282.5 million. Nabarro LLP acted as lead (English) counsel to the sellers.
Mourant Ozannes lawyers Daniel Birtwistle and Kirsten Faichnie have advised on the establishment of Actera Partners II L.P., a Jersey limited partnership.
Leading offshore law firm, Mourant Ozannes, has advised long-standing client WNS (Holdings) Limited on its public offering of American Depositary Shares (ADSs) on the New York Stock Exchange.
Ben Robins and Leanne Wallser advised Switzerland-based HBM Partners on the launch of their latest healthcare fund, HBM BioCapital II Fund.
Mourant Ozannes has acted as Jersey legal adviser to Charter International, the FTSE250 engineering group in relation to its high profile public takeover by Colfax Holdings UK Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Colfax Corporation.
Mourant Ozannes acted for Brockton Capital Fund II LP in establishing a joint venture structure with The Urban Market Company to acquire the iconic North London Market, Camden Lock Market.
Clifford Chance and Mourant Ozannes worked on an application for order of the Royal Court for a transfer of long term insurance business from SLFC Assurance (UK) Limited to Sun Life Assurance of Canada Limited in respect of Guernsey resident policyholders (and in line with concurrent Jersey and UK applications), under the Insurance Business (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2002.
The Jersey Property team (Wendy Lambert, Gavin Renault, Lindsey Power, Sonia Smith and others), the Jersey FinCorp team (Matthew Shaxson) and the Guernsey Funds team, (Darren Stephens) worked together to assist the Cenkos managed fund, the Channel Islands Property Fund, in its latest Channel Island commercial property acquisition.
Norton Rose and Mourant Ozannes worked on an application for an order of the Royal Court of Jersey for the transfer of general insurance business from Direct Line Insurance plc, Churchill Insurance Company Limited and The National Insurance and Guarantee Corporation Limited to U K Insurance Limited in respect of business carried on by the transferors in or from within Jersey (and in line with concurrent UK application), under Article 27 of and Schedule 2 to the Insurance Business (Jersey) Law 1996.
Mourant Ozannes lawyers Ben Robins and Kirsten Faichnie have advised on the Jersey legal aspects of the establishment of a new English limited partnership, Accent Equity 2012 LP, which is managed by a Jersey general partner and advised by a Swedish advisor, Accent Equity Partners AB.
Mourant Ozannes acted for SPX Corporation in connection with its acquisition of CLYDEUNION Pumps.