News

Sep 24, 2020

Unifiedpost Group’s €252 Million IPO

Shearman & Sterling advised Unifiedpost Group SA/NV (Unifiedpost) in connection with its initial public offering and Euronext Brussels listing.

Sep 23, 2020

Next Insurance Raises $250 Million in Series D Financing

Shearman & Sterling advised insurtech startup Next Insurance in connection with its $250 million Series D financing led by CapitalG, Alphabet's independent growth fund, with participation from FinTLV, a global leading insurtech VC, and existing investor Munich RE Group.  The Series D financing values the company at more than $2 billion.

Sep 23, 2020

Methanex Corporations $700 Million Notes Offering

Shearman & Sterling represented J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, BMO Capital Markets Corp., BNP Paribas Securities Corp. and RBC Capital Markets, LLC, as joint book-running managers, and HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., Mizuho Securities USA LLC, BofA Securities, Inc. and nabSecurities, LLC, as co-managers, in connection with the offering by Methanex Corporation of $700 million aggregate principal amount of 5.125% senior notes due 2027.

Sep 23, 2020

ADNOC's $1 Billion Institutional Placement For ADNOC Distribution

Shearman & Sterling represented Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) on its completed placement to institutional investors of 10% of the total share capital of ADNOC Distribution, valued at $1 billion.

Sep 22, 2020

Shearman & Sterling Retained to Shape the Private International Law Regime in the 17 OHADA States

Following a 10-month selection process, the Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA) has retained a team led by Shearman & Sterling to develop and shape the Private International Law (PIL) regime in the OHADA region. Seven large international firms active in Africa participated in the tender.

Sep 21, 2020

Luanda Leaks - Dos Santos Defeated in Shareholder Dispute in the Netherlands

The Amsterdam Court of Appeal’s Enterprise Chamber, a special chamber with exclusive jurisdiction in a number of corporate matters, has ruled in favor of Angolan national oil company Sonangol in a dispute against Exem Energy B.V., a Dutch company declaredly beneficially owned by Sindika Dokolo, husband and business partner of the former Angolan president’s daughter Isabel dos Santos.

Upcoming Events

Sep 25, 2020

Why is Reform Perceived to be Necessary?

Senior associate Paschalis Paschalidis spoke on a panel called “Why is Reform Perceived to be Necessary?” at Stockholm Centre for Commercial Law and Oxford Institute of European and Comparative Law’s 2nd Joint Biennial Conference on September 25, 2020.

Oct 01, 2020

Webinar | Frontier Tech: Opportunities for Family Offices

Please join the Shearman & Sterling Family Office Group for a webinar discussion with Lisa Rich, Founder and Managing Partner of Hemisphere Ventures, led by Mergers & Acquisitions partner, Sean Skiffington.

Oct 06, 2020

Representing Clients in White Collar Criminal Investigations

Partner Adam Schwartz (Washington, D.C.-Litigation) will be participating in the DC Bar webinar titled, “Representing Clients in White Collar Criminal Investigations” on October 6, 2020 from 6 pm – 8:15 pm.