Slaughter and May advised Aviva with a team including Claire Jackson (Picture – Corporate M&A), Anna Lyle-Smythe (Competition Law), Richard Smith (Corporate M&A), Rob Sumroy (IP&IT), William Watson (Tax M&A and Deal Advisory).
Aviva plc sold its entire shareholding in Aviva Poland to Allianz for cash consideration of €2.5 billion.
The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory and anti-trust approvals, and is expected to complete within 12 months.
Slaughter and May, led by corporate partners Claire Jackson (Picture) and Richard Smith, has been working closely with the Aviva legal team, led by Kirsty Cooper, Neil Harrison, Kat Goulder and Alex Eadie. WKB, led by Jakub Jedrzejak are advising on the Polish law aspects of the transaction. Slaughter and May’s team also included Nick Pacheco, Partner, Chris Tolley, Associate, Olivia Hosker, Associate, Yan Lai, Trainee, Elizabeth Oladunni, Trainee, Sophia Russell, Trainee, William Watson, Partner, Charles Osborne, Associate, Nicola Dinan, Associate, Anna Lyle-Smythe, Partner, Kadambari Chinoy, Associate, Rob Sumroy, Partner, Oliver Howley, Associate and Ben Allen, Associate.
Cobalt advised on the Lithuanian law aspects of the transaction.
Involved fees earner: Ben Allen – Slaughter and May; Kadambari Chinoy – Slaughter and May; Nicola Dinan – Slaughter and May; Olivia Hosker – Slaughter and May; Oliver Howley – Slaughter and May; Claire Jackson – Slaughter and May; Anna Lyle-Smythe – Slaughter and May; Charles Osborne – Slaughter and May; Nick Pacheco – Slaughter and May; Richard Smith – Slaughter and May; Rob Sumroy – Slaughter and May; Chris Tolley – Slaughter and May; William Watson – Slaughter and May;
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