Linklaters has received 102 Band 1 department rankings in Chambers Global 2024, including eight global-wide Band 1 rankings across Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Competition/Antitrust, Corporate/M&A and Projects & Energy.
Linklaters has been recognised in the IJGlobal League Tables FY 2023 as the market leading legal advisors in Energy & Infrastructure. This recognition demonstrates the firm’s global ability to execute high-value, complex deals, and emphasises the importance of energy transition and infrastructure to our clients.
Following a subdued couple of years, the European Equities market is set for a rebound. On the same day this week, three significant IPOs have taken place on European stock markets. These are the IPO of Athens International Airport on the Athens Stock Exchange, the IPO of Theon International on Euronext Amsterdam, and the IPO of RENK Group AG on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
A cross-border Linklaters team has advised Qualitas Energy, a global investment and management platform focused on renewable energy, energy transition, and sustainable infrastructure investment, on its acquisition of Heelstone Renewable Energy, a utility-scale solar and storage developer based in North Carolina from ARCC Heelstone LLC, which is owned by funds managed by Ares Capital Corporation.
Linklaters’ U.S. Litigation, Arbitration, and Investigations practice has successfully defended Ramkumar Rayapureddy against insider trading charges brought by the Department of Justice in the Western District of Pennsylvania. In a nearly unprecedented event, the DOJ dismissed all charges with prejudice just two weeks before trial as a result of Linklaters’ defense.