Corporación Financiera Alba, S.A.’s Acquisition Of Stake In ERM Worldwide Group Limited

Clifford Chance has advised Corporación Financiera Alba, S.A. on the deal.

Corporación Financiera Alba, S.A. reached an agreement to acquire a direct stake of approximately 14% in Nature Topco UK Limited (“Nature Topco”), a UK company majority-owned by KKR for a total consideration of US$295 million.

Alba expects to hold an indirect stake of 14% in ERM Worldwide Group Limited (“ERM”), upon the closing of the acquisition of a majority stake in ERM by Nature Topco agreed with Canadian investors OMERS Private Equity and AIMCo.

ERM is the leading global pure-play environmental, sustainability, and health and safety consultancy firm. Headquartered in London, ERM has over 3,500 clients and operates in 43 countries.

Clifford Chance advised the client with a multidisciplinary and cross-border team that included professionals from Clifford Chance’s Madrid and Luxembourg offices. The Clifford Chance team was led by Jorge Martín Sainz (Picture) and Samir Azzouzi.

Involved fees earner: Samir Azzouzi – Clifford Chance; Jorge Sainz – Clifford Chance;

Law Firms: Clifford Chance;

Clients: Corporacion Financiera Alba, S.A.;

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler