OSG Group’s £154 Million Acquisition of Communisis PLC

Willkie advised OSG on the public-to-private deal.

OSG Group, a portfolio company of Aquiline Capital Partners, is acquiring Communisis PLC, a company listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange. The transaction, first announced on October 23, is anticipated to close in the fourth quarter of 2018.

Communisis is a leader in the communications and marketing outsourcing industries in the UK, Europe and the Middle East and OSG believes that the acquisition represents an opportunity to advance OSG’s strategy to create a global leader in the provision of outsourced client engagement solutions.

Willkie has advised Aquiline and OSG with a team including Jeffrey Poss (Picture), partners François Feuillat and Joseph Ferraro in London. The debt finance team was led by partner Jeffrey Goldfarb in New York and partner Mark Fine in London.

Involved fees earner: Jeffrey Poss – Willkie Farr & Gallagher; François Feuillat – Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Joseph Ferraro – Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Jeffrey Goldfarb – Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Mark Fine – Willkie Farr & Gallagher;

Law Firms: Willkie Farr & Gallagher;

Clients: Aquiline Capital Partners; OSG Group Holdings, Inc.;