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Clyde & Co provides wide-ranging and detailed advice on corporate matters to clients operating in key sectors in mature and emerging markets across the globe.

Using our intellectual capital to create value for clients worldwide.

Clyde & Co has acknowledged experience across industry and commerce, serving clients in major sectors such as education, healthcare, hospitality, technology, marine, transport, energy, construction, commodities and insurance.

Underpinning this is experience and capability in the provision of advice on the full range of business issues affecting today’s corporate enterprises.

We support clients domestically and internationally through out network of global offices. Our skill-set extends to all aspects of corporate finance, including capital dealings, market listings, mergers and acquisitions, disposals and restructuring. We can guide clients on every aspect of a transaction, supplying cross-border expertise as needed.

Another key focus is corporate governance, which is of growing importance thanks to increased regulation and the demand from shareholders and stakeholders for greater accountability.

We also help our clients with their equity portfolios, managing risk to maximise returns over the lifespan of an investment and achieve their overall business objectives.

Our Corporate work

  • Africa
  • Americas
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • UK & Europe
  • South African coal and Delta Mining Consolidated

    Advising Delta Mining Consolidated on several rounds of pre IPO/IPO financing around a coal resource in South Africa

    South Africa

    Korean Re partnership with Beazley

    Advising Korean Re both on its strategic partnership with Beazley and its investment in the Lloyd's market.

    South Korea
  • Ivanplats becomes majority stakeholder at The Kipushi Project

    Advising on the Canadian mining company Ivanplats Limited in its acquisition of a majority stake in a world class zinc deposit in Kipushi, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Kipushi Project is based on the high-grade, underground zinc-copper mine in the Central African Copperbelt.

    Canada

    Floating African Global Energy

    Supporting New Age (African Global Energy) on a proposed listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange

    Canada

    Hard commodities pre-IPO private placement

    Advising a Canadian iron-ore company in relation to pre-IPO private placement

    Canada

    Onex Partners acquisition of Kodak's health imagine business

    Advising a private equity entity based in Canada on the Middle Eastern aspects of the global acquisition of Kodak’s health imaging business for USD 2.35 billion

    Canada

    Global telecommunications network assets acquisition

    Advising a global telecommunications carrier and network integrator on its cross border acquisition of a fellow network integrator including significant network assets in North America, Europe and Asia

    United States

    USD 130 million carve-out electronics business acquisition

    Acting for leading listed UK electrocomponents distributor on the USD 130 million multi-jurisdictional acquisition of a carve-out business from US multilateral

    United States
  • Insurance Australia Group non-life insurer acquisition

    Advising Insurance Australia Group in relation to its acquisition of a 30% stake in AAA Assurance Corporation, a Vietnamese non-life insurer

    Australia

    UK Education institution

    Acting on behalf of an independent school in relation to its expansion project to Australia, to establish and operate branded for-profit schools in Melbourne and Sydney.

    Australia

    Chinese investment into the Lloyd's market

    Advising China Re on their investment into the Catlin Lloyd’s Syndicate

    China

    Pharmaceutical acquisitions in China

    Acting for a major pharmaceutical distribution company in its China M&A transactions and PRC regulatory work

    China

    China IP advice - roads and maintenance firm

    Advising global market-leading road construction and maintenance machinery provider on patent infringement litigation against a Chinese company and secured a first instance judgment of RMB500,000 in compensation and succeeded in defending the client's patents from the Chinese company's...

    China

    China IP - water filtration patent protection

    Advising leading manufacturer of water filtration equipment on patent infringement by a Chinese national. The Chinese national copied a patented cartridge and filed a utility model patent application for the copy-design. As China does not conduct a prior art search for utility model...

    China

    Southeast Asia and Central Asia

    From our offices in China, Hong Kong, and Singapore, we serve clients across the whole of Southeast Asia and Central Asia.

    • • Advising independent schools, universities and colleges on the establishment of campuses across the region, including China, Hong Kong and Singapore...
    China

    Advising on a Hong Kong investment holding company's acquisitions

    Advising a Hong Kong based investment holding company in connection with various M&A related transactions in its investment in a commercial bank in China, consumer bank in Indonesia and Thailand and upstream oil and gas interests in Indonesia

    Hong Kong

    Advising Silverdale Services on multiple convertible bond issues

    Advising Silverdale Services on a number of transactions on foreign currency convertible bond and GDR offerings for various large Indian companies listed in Hong Kong, Luxembourg and Singapore

    India

    Lipi Data Systems manufacturing company acquisition

    Advising Mumbai based Lipi Data Systems on its acquisition of PBT International, the UK's largest independent manufacturer of printer cartridges

    India
  • Acting for Arabian Company for Water & Power Development (ACWA Holding)

     Acting for major Saudi water & power player in relation to the sale to Welspun of 50% of its piping and coatings divisions in Saudi Arabia

    Saudi Arabia

    Advising Cigna Overseas Holdings joint venture with SAICO

    Advising Cigna Overseas Holdings (a subsidiary of the international health insurance company, Cigna International)  in relation to its joint venture with SAICO (a leading health insurance company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia).

    Saudi Arabia

    Advising Arabtec Holding joint venture company

    Advising Arabtec Holding in relation to its main joint venture company in KSA

    Saudi Arabia

    Advising a South African mining company joint venture

    Advising a South African mining company  on its joint venture in KSA, including preparing and negotiating a joint venture agreement and incorporation documents

    Saudi Arabia

    Advising international engineering and construction companies

    Advising two international engineering and construction companies in relation to their establishment in KSA, including advice in relation to their joint venture agreements with KSA partners and their proposals in relation to RFPs issued by the KSA government

    Saudi Arabia

    Advising LeBlanc International on sale of share capital to Al Babtain Power and Telecommunications

    Advising LeBlanc International on sale of 49% of share capital to Al Babtain Power and Telecommunications Company in KSA

    Saudi Arabia

    Advising Wajihat for Industrial Investment Co on aquisition of Tanhat Mining Co

    Advising Wajihat for Industrial Investment Co on acquisition of 100% of Tanhat Mining Co

    Saudi Arabia

    Advising Hyder Consulting plc on its acquisition of a majority stake

    Advising Hyder Consulting plc on its acquisition of a majority stake in the industrial building division of SAK-EC (a leading KSA multidisciplinary engineering company)

    Saudi Arabia

    Acquisitions of GCC companies by a KSA private equity firm

    Assisting client on numerous corporate transactions, including the USD 82 million acquisition and financing of a UAE-based construction company

    Saudi Arabia

    Sale of a GCC based marine fabrication and oil & gas company

    Acting on the sell side of a major M&A deal with a value in excess of USD 1 billion

    Saudi Arabia
  • USD 1 billion merger and joint disposal of manufacturers to a private equity house

    Acting for French and German manufacturers on the USD 1 billion merger and joint disposal of their business to a leading private equity house

    France

    Technology company's AIM admission and acquisition

    Advising a technology company on its entry to AIM with a market capitalisation of GBP 31 million and its subsequent acquisitions across the world.

    Greece

    Pacorinin SrL sale of metal warehousing business

    Advising Pacorini SrL on the high-profile sale of a metals warehousing business located in eight jurisdictions to Glencore. This deal was subject to complex regulatory requirements across several jurisdictions

    Italy

    USD 200 million logistics business disposal

    Acting for an Italian trading group on the USD 200 million disposal of their worldwide logistics business

    Italy

    Advising Russian Coal Producer on English Sale Contracts

    Advising a Russian coal producer on the drafting of several of their English law sale contracts and re-drafting their precedent contracts

    Russian Federation

    Chemical company pre-IPO structuring and corporate governance

    Advising a Russia-based chemical company with regard to placing and admission to AIM, including in relation to pre-IPO structuring and continuing advice on corporate governance and structuring

    Russian Federation

    IPO placement of RBC Information Systems

    Advising on the IPO of RBC Information Systems, a Russian media company that is part of the conglomerate RosBusiness Consulting

    Russian Federation

    Acquisition of 30% shareholdings in power plants equipment manufacturer

    Advising an international investment vehicle on acquisition of approx. 30% of shareholdings in a major Russian manufacturer of power plants equipment

    Russian Federation

    Buying Britain's biggest independent freight forwarding company

    Advising a Hong Kong entity on the purchase of the UK’s largest independent freight forwarding company

    United Kingdom

    Westhouse Group reverse takeover and AIM admission

    Advising Westhouse Group Limited in relation to a reverse takeover, placing and admission to AIM

    United Kingdom

Our Corporate team

Ross Barfoot

Partner

Helen Bourne

Partner

Peter Coles

Partner & Head of Aviation of APAC

Paul Dillon

Partner

Andrew Grant

Partner

Abhimanyu Jalan

Partner

Stephen Jurgenson

Partner

Lee Keane

Partner

Daniel Keys

Partner

Fei Kwok

Head of Banking & Finance for Greater China

Philip Mace

Partner

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