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Mergers and Acquisitions

Our M&A lawyers work across 16 European offices, all of which have stand-alone, full-service corporate M&A capabilities and the ability to work seamlessly with colleagues across borders. We advise clients of various sizes on mergers and acquisitions and related corporate law issues in all sectors.

Notable deals

  • Advising a business connected with Italian confectionery company Ferrero SpA on its £246 million acquisition of the Fox’s branded and retailer own-brand biscuit business from Northern Foods Grocery Group Limited. 
  • Advising Excelya Group on cross-border acquisitions of three targets in Germany, the Netherlands and the UK, as well as a multi-million euro financing by a consortium of four French banks, led by Société Générale.
  • Advising StatPro Group plc, a previously AIM-listed provider of portfolio analysis tools, on its £161 million takeover by Ceres Bidco Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Confluence Technologies, Inc., a global leader in data-driven investment management solutions.
  • Advising Glory Global Solutions (International) Ltd, a subsidiary of Tokyo Stock Exchange-listed GLORY Ltd, on a US$223 million investment in France's Acrelec Group SAS, a leader in self-service solutions for the Quick Service Restaurant and retail industries.
  • Advising Barker Partnership on its £49 million take-private of AIM-listed plastics company Synnovia.
  • Advising BIO-UV Group on its acquisition of 100% of the shares of Triogen Holdings Limited and its subsidiary SUEZ Purification and Disinfection Systems Ltd.
  • Advising on the £20 million sale of tenancy referencing company Van Mildert to online property portal, Rightmove.
  • Advising DEINOVE on the acquisition of BIOVERTIS (Biovertis AG), and its German subsidiary MORPHOCHEM (Morphochem für Kombinatorische Chemie), from specialised investment funds managed by TVM Capital.
  • Advising London AIM-listed robotic process automation pioneer Blue Prism Group plc on its agreement to acquire privately-held Thoughtonomy Ltd for £80 million.

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