Area of focus

Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions

We are renowned for handling cross-border M&A of all types and sizes across all industry sectors. We apply a unique combination of global experience and local knowledge. Our M&A team represents companies, financial sponsors, investors, and significant shareholders across the full range of multijurisdictional...

Representative experience

SABMiller on its US$107bn sale to Anheuser-Busch InBev.

Lockheed Martin on its US$5bn agreement to separate and combine its Information Systems & Global Solutions business with Leidos Holdings.

Brookfield Infrastructure and a consortium of investors on its €3.56bn acquisition of TDF.

Daimler, Audi, and BMW on the €2.8bn acquisition of HERE, a mapping business owned by Nokia.

PPG Industries on the US$755m sale of its flat glass business to Vitro and the sale of its fiber glass business to Nippon Electric Glass Co.

Novartis on its US$16.5bn acquisition of  GlaxoSmithKline’s oncology business.

HNA Group on its US$2.8bn acquisition of Swissport International Ltd from PAI Partners and its US$1.5bn takeover of the Swiss Airline caterer business of Gategroup.

Senior management of Iglo Group on its €2.6bn sale to Nomad Holdings.

Allergan on the US$40.5bn sale of its generics business.

Honeywell on its US$1.5bn acquisition of warehouse automation and logistics provider, Intelligrated Inc.

Affinia Group, Inc. on its US$1.325bn sale to MANN+HUMMEL.

Paysafe Group Plc on its €1.1bn acquisition of Sentinel Topco Limited and its subsidiaries (Skrill Group) from Sentinel Group Holdings S.A.

Dell on the US$3.055bn sale of its global information technology services division to NTT Data.

KBR on its US$600m acquisition of Wyle Inc.

Kingdom Holding Company on its US$247.7m investment in Lyft Inc.

Alstom on its €700m acquisition of GE’s Intelligent Transportation Solutions business.

Fluor on its €695m acquisition of Stork Technical Services from Arle.

Suramericana S.A. on its £403m acquisition of RSA Insurance Group's Latin America businesses.

Hogan Lovells Publications

Pulse: U.S. tax reforms to spark global M&A activity

We are just weeks away from knowing more of the details of the much-vaunted United States tax reform package, a central pillar of the Republican Party’s legislative program for...

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Pulse: US tax reforms to spark global M&A activity

We are just weeks away from knowing more of the details of the much-vaunted United States tax reform package, a central pillar of the Republican Party’s legislative program for...

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Brexit and UK-related M&A

Whatever your M&A strategy, you want to understand and react properly to the post-referendum world. In this note, we look at some of the immediate legal issues and questions which arise ...

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New York Rejects Extension of Common Interest Doctrine to Parties in M&A Transactions in the Absence of Pending or Anticipated Litigation

On June 9, 2016, New York State’s highest court held that disclosures of privileged communications to a third party must be made in the context of pending or reasonably anticipated...

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Following Delaware’s Lead, New York Adopts Business Judgment Rule for Controlling Shareholder Going-Private Mergers Where Certain Minority Shareholder Protections are Present

In In the Matter of Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc., Shareholder Litigation (In re KCP), New York State’s highest court applied the business judgment rule in a challenge to a one-step, ...

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Doing Business in Italy

This brochure outlines the laws and taxes that will apply to a foreign corporation establishing a business operation in Italy as well as the administrative requirements which need to be...

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