Blackstone gifts CC first-time instruction on care home deal

Power, Helen
December 2004
Lawyer;12/6/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 47, p7
Trade Publication
Reports that the law firm Clifford Chance has sealed its first major deal in Great Britain for Blackstone Capital Partners (BCP). Appointment as legal adviser on the private equity firm's recommended bid for nursing home operator NHP; Obtainment of the instruction thanks partly to a conflict at Ashurst, which was advising the target, NHP; Freedom of BCP to choose British legal advisers despite its solid relationship with the U.S. firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett.


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