|Gaz de France
IPO largest this year
The part privatization of Gaz de France
(GdF) represents the world's largest initial public offering
(IPO) so far this year. France's stake in GdF will diminish to
79.45% on completion of the IPO. The deal values GdF at
€23 billion, based on proceeds of €2 billion. Cleary
Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton advised Gaz de France and Gide
Loyrette Nouel represented the French State. Linklaters advised
the underwriters and global coordinators.
Brazilian law firms Souza Cescon Avedissian Barrieu e Flesch
Advogados and Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga
Advogados advised on one of the largest initial public...