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Conyers advises Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) with successful joint UK£2.6 billion takeover offer

September 2015 David W.J. Astwood

Conyers Dill & Pearman advised QIA on the establishment of a Bermuda structure and provided related advice to QIA in connection with its successful UK£2.6 billion (US$4 billion) takeover offer, jointly with Brookfield, for Songbird Estates PLC and the Canary Wharf Group.

This major acquisition by QIA and Brookfield will facilitate development and expansion of Canary Wharf in London, where many major banks, firms and other businesses have their headquarters.

Kerri Lefebvre (Conyers’ Dubai office), Martin Lane (Conyers’ London office), David Astwood and Kathleen Moniz (Conyers’ Bermuda office) advised on the matter alongside Shearman & Sterling LLP, Linklaters and Appleby.

 


David W.J. Astwood
Director, Head of Bermuda Shipping Practice

Bermuda   +1 441 299 4937


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