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DLA Piper LLP

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Adept in both high-value and mid-cap transactions, utilising its vast manpower to handle a large number of cross-border M&A deals. Able to offer a single point of contact for both the negotiation of transaction documents and the management of due diligence and regulatory requirements across an impressive range of large and smaller jurisdictions. Also acts on cross-border reorganisations and transfers of business activities. Coordinates significant global mandates from offices in the UK, Germany, Hungary and Austria. Benefits from local regulatory expertise developed through experience in investments into the pharmaceutical, financial services and chemical sectors.

Strengths

One satisfied client states: "The decisive factor for mandating DLA Piper was the high level of expertise in a wide range of specialist areas and regions around the world."

Clients also appreciate the firm's international presence: "The team can draw on firm resources in pretty much any country and get them up to speed quickly."

Work highlights

Acted for Webhelp on GBL's acquisition of a majority stake in the Webhelp group held by KKR, valued at EUR2.4 billion.

Notable practitioners

London partners Robert Bishop and Jon Kenworthy are key contacts for global corporate and EMEA M&A matters.

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Corporate/M&A Department

DLA Piper LLP

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160 Aldersgate Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC1A 4HT

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