IFLR 1000 – The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms, an international annual publication ranking leading law firms in corporate and financial law, announced its rankings for 2012. International law firm Integrites is now a recognized law firm in Banking and finance, Mergers and Acquisitions according to the 2012 edition of the IFLR 1000.
Among major projects supported by the Banking and Finance practice of Integrites in 2011 it should be mentioned of the following: advising European Bank of Restructuring and Development (EBRD) on a USD 60 mln. secured loan facility to Agri-industrial holding Astarta, Ukraine’s leading agribusiness operator and sugar producer listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange, as well as advising Rabobank International, on a secured loan facility to a Swiss subsidiary of one of the leading Ukrainian grain traders.
The outstanding experience of the Merger and Acquisition practice of the Firm is represented by a number of projects regarding advising: Predicted Investments Limited, on acquisition of 75% (amounting up to USD 30 mln.) shares in of the Humber Energy Limited, the owner power station in the north of England and Oil & Gas Exploration Limited on acquisition of gas assets in Kazakhstan worth approximately USD 150 mln.
IFLR 1000 annually provides independent information on leading law firms specializing in financial law from more than 100 countries. The analysis and ranking is based on information obtained from individual law firms, their clients as well as the annual publication’s own market survey. In 2012, the annual publication celebrates 22 years of successful publishing.