Clayton, Dubilier & Rice’s $477 million acquisition of Capco Consulting Business from FIS

Jones Day is advising the management of The Capital Markets Company (UK) Limited (trading as “Capco”) on the $477 million acquisition of Capco by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice. Upon closing, FIS, the seller, will also retain approximately 40 percent equity interest in the business. The transaction, which includes other consulting-related assets, is expected to close […]

Iroko Pharmaceuticals’ $140 million debt facility agreement with CRG LP

Walkers acted as British Virgin Islands law counsel for Iroko Pharmaceuticals in relation to its $140 million debt facility agreement with CRG LP. The new debt facility retired an existing debt facility and provided additional working capital for the company. Iroko Pharmaceuticals, based in Philadelphia, is a global specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and […]

Creadev’s acquisition of a minority interest in Actility, a leading provider of global internet of things solutions

Actility, the industry leader in Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN) for the internet of Things (IoT), has announced that it has successfully completed its Series D funding round, raising $75M to enhance its portfolio of IoT solutions. The company’s expansion will focus on enabling industrial IoT solutions in key verticals: logistics and supply chain; […]

CVC Capital Partners VII’s €15.5 billion Fundraising

Simpson Thachers and Mourant Ozannes advised on the transaction Simpson Thacher represented CVC Capital Partners (“CVC”) in connection with the formation and raising of CVC Capital Partners VII (“Fund VII”), CVC’s latest flagship fund for private equity investments in Europe and North America. The fund closed with a hard cap of €15.5 billion. Together with […]

Guernsey Court of Appeal rejects “oppressive” Scheme of Arrangement

Mourant Ozannes’ litigation and corporate teams in Guernsey have successfully resisted an appeal by Puma Brandenburg Limited (Puma Brandenburg) against the refusal by the Royal Court of Guernsey to sanction its scheme of arrangement (the Scheme). Mourant Ozannes acted for a minority shareholder (Aralon Resources and Investment Company and Nortrust Nominees Limited) in an attempt […]

Partners Group’s £208m acquisition of Key Retirement Group from Phoenix PE

Addleshaw Goddard has advised Phoenix Private Equity on the sale of Key Retirement Group, a leading independent provider of specialist financial products for retirees, to funds managed and/or advised by Partners Group, the global private markets investment manager. The £208m buyout which represents a 4.5x return for Phoenix, also delivered an exit for the founders […]

The Renewables Infrastructure Group’s £22.6 million acquisition of Community Wind Farm in Scotland

Harper Macleod has advised The Renewables Infrastructure Group Limited (TRIG) on the acquisition of Neilston Community Wind Farm in East Renfrewshire. The four-turbine, 10MW wind farm was acquired by the renewable energy investment fund from developer Carbon Free and the Neilston Development Trust (NDT), which held a 28% share of the project, for £22.6 million. […]

Serena Data Ventures’ Acquisition of 17% Interest in CybelAngel International SA

Ogier has advised Serena Data Ventures, Europe’s first Big Data and AI-focused fund, on its investment in CybelAngel International SA. An Ogier team, led by the firm’s head of Luxembourg corporate law advice Bertrand Geradin (Picture) and including Caroline Bormans, Nicolas Mille and Laurence Elkoubi, provided Luxembourg legal advice on the investment to acquire a […]

Coupa Software Inc. Acquisition of Trade Extensions TradeExt AB

Hannes Snellman and Morris Law advised on the deal Trade Extensions TradeExt AB, based in Uppsala and founded in 2000, provides and develops procurement services through a cloud-based software platform for advanced strategic sourcing problems by using algorithms. The US Company Coupa Software Inc., with a market capitalization of over SEK 11 billion, helping their […]