Practice

Mergers and Acquisitions

Our M&A lawyers advise on many of the largest and most complex deals around the world. We have all the resources of a global firm, along with deep capabilities in local markets and broad industry-specific knowledge. We are consistently ranked in the top 10 for deal-making globally. Over the past two years, we advised...

Representative experience

Alstom on the €12.4bn sale of its energy business to GE.

Novartis on its acquisition of GSK’s oncology business for approximately US$16bn.

SABMiller on its US$107bn takeover by Anheuser-Busch InBev, the largest ever takeover by value of a UK public company.

Honeywell on its US$1.5bn acquisition of Intelligrated Inc.

HNA Group on its US$1.5bn takeover of the Swiss Airline caterer business of Gategroup.

GE on the US$9bn sale of its financial services business to Capital One.

NextEra Energy on the US$1.5bn sale of its FiberNet business to Crown Castle.

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

Daimler, Audi, and BMW on the €2.8bn acquisition of HERE, Nokia's mapping business.

TSB Bank plc on its £3bn acquisition of former Northern Rock mortgages and loans from Cerberus Capital Management Group.

PPG Industries on its US$2.3bn acquisition of Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd on its joint venture with Siemens AG.

Dell Inc. on the US$3.055bn sale of its IT services division to NTT Data.

Airbus in connection with the formation of a complex, strategic joint venture with OneWeb.

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

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

3M on the US$3.2bn acquisition of the separations media business of Polypore International Inc.

JBG Companies on its proposed US$8.4bn merger transaction with Vornado Realty Trust to create JBG Smith Properties.

Hogan Lovells Publications

Pulse: Transatlantic M&A set to continue growth amid Brexit and Trump administration uncertainty

UK corporates responding to uncertainty surrounding Brexit by expanding global presence. U.S. corporates facing pressure to deploy significant cash piles.

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Foreign Direct Investment in Italy - a Renaissance set to continue

Read the international finance press over the last few years and you would get the impression the Italian economy is the “sick man of Europe”.

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Events

Italy inbound: look no further (Munich)

Hogan Lovells requests the pleasure of your company at the presentation of the results of the independent study we commissioned from the prestigious university Politecnico di Milano...

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Press Releases

Hogan Lovells advises BASF on combining paper and water chemicals business with Solenis

Led by Munich partner Nikolas Zirngibl Hogan Lovells advised BASF SE on combining its paper and water chemicals business with US specialty chemical company Solenis.

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Corporate News – May 2018

A monthly newsletter covering topics of interest in the field of UK corporate law including mergers and acquisitions, listed companies, equity capital markets, corporate governance and...

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Securing approvals and payments by Chinese companies for outbound investments: a roadmap for buyers and sellers

China’s phenomenal rise as one of the world’s top global investors has created many opportunities for sellers around the world. However, there has been a recent dip in Overseas...

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