Avenir Global’s Acquisition Of Hanover


Osborne Clarke has advised Hanover, a leading international public relations consultancy, head-quartered in London, on its sale to Avenir Global of Canada.

The transaction brings Hanover, including its offices in Brussels, Dublin, Dubai and Abu Dhabi into the Avenir Group in an innovative structure.

Avenir Global Inc., a holding and management company, operates public relations and communication companies.

The Fonds de solidarité FTQ and Bank of Montreal provided the cross border financing for the transaction.

The Osborne Clarke team was led by Tim Birt (Picture), Michael Carter(incentives/structuring) and Mat Oliver (tax), with support from Osborne Clarke’s specialist practices.

Involved fees earner: Tim Birt – Osborne Clarke; Michael Carter – Osborne Clarke; Mathew Oliver – Osborne Clarke;

Law Firms: Osborne Clarke;

Clients: Hanover;