Hogan Lovells advises EDF on the acquisition of Studsvik's waste treatment business and facilities
20 April 2016
This acquisition will significantly increase EDF's industrial capacity and represents a major milestone for EDF's development in waste management and decommissioning activities.
EDF is expected to take over the operations on completion of the transaction when all necessary licenses and permits have been granted by the relevant authorities in relation to the Waste Treatment business to be acquired. Closing is expected during the third quarter of 2016.
The Hogan Lovells team advising EDF was led in Paris by Xavier Doumen, partner, Alix Quincy, associate, from the Corporate team, supported in London by Adrian Walker, partner, practice area co-leader, Alex Harrison, Counsel, Malcolm Parry, associate, for Nuclear Projects. They were also assisted by:
- Regulatory (nuclear): Louise Moore, partner, Kevin O'Connor, senior associate,
Competition: in Paris, Eric Paroche, partner,
- Employment and Pensions: in London, Ed Bowyer, partner, Judith Crate, Counsel, Anvita Sharma, associate, Rebecca Newell, associate,
- Real Estate: Dion Panambalana, partner, David Wood and Gerard Tomnay, senior associates, Chloe Devall-Douglas, paralegal.
The team was also assisted by the Swedish firm Mannheimer & Swartling.
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