Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s Acquisition of Controlling Stake in Norgine Europe

In UK Allen & Overy, Latham & Watkins, advised on the matter.

Allen & Overy advised Goldman Sachs Asset Management with a team including Robin Harvey (Finance), Vanessa Xu (Finance).

Latham & Watkins advised Norgine with a team including Robbie McLaren (Picture – Corporate M&A), Linzi Thomas (Corporate M&A), Fergus O奪omhnaill (Finance), Gail Crawford (IP&IT), Paul Davies (Public Law), Quentin Gwyer (Real Estate), Karl Mah (Tax M&A and Deal Advisory).

Norgine Europe B.V., a leading European specialty pharmaceutical company, closed its agreement to sell a controlling stake in the company to Goldman Sachs Asset Management.

Norgine has brought transformative medicines to patients for over a century. With direct presence in 16 European countries, as well as Australia and New Zealand, Norgine helped 24 million patients around the world access life-changing medicines in 2021.

As one of the world’s leading asset managers, Goldman Sachs Asset Management mission is to help companies achieve their investment goals.

The Latham team was led by London corporate partner Robbie McLaren (Picture), with partner Linzi Thomas and associates Samantha Peacock, Lachlan Ferguson, Syavie Ghamry, Jacopo Eftekhar Zonouzi, Edward Coates, and Michael Houlder. Advice was also provided on life sciences regulatory matters by Paris partner Eveline Van Keymeulen, with London associate Sara Patel; on data and technology matters by London partner Gail Crawford, with associates Oliver Mobasser, Randi Barman, and Nara Yoo; on tax matters by Chicago partner Diana Doyle and London partner Karl Mah, with London counsel James Leslie, London associate Mimi Kyprianou, and Chicago associate Michael Zucker; on employment matters by London associates Paul Lawrence and Erin McKirdy; on environmental matters by London partner Paul Davies, with counsel Michael Green and associate James Bee; on real estate matters by London partner Quentin Gwyer, with associate Danni Davies; on antitrust matters by Brussels partner Hector Armengod, with counsel Philipp Studt; on disputes matters by London counsel Daniel Smith, with associates Harriet Slater and Thomas Lane; and on finance matters by London partner Fergus O’Domhnaill, with associates Julie Van der Meersche and Alice Au.

The A&O team was led by partners Vanessa Xu, Robin Harvey and senior associate Nick Hallam, supported by associate Ramone Bedi.

Involved fees earner: Ramone Bedi – Allen & Overy; Nick Hallam – Allen & Overy; Robin Harvey – Allen & Overy; Vanessa Xu – Allen & Overy; Héctor Armengod – Latham & Watkins; Alice Au – Latham & Watkins; Ranulf Barman – Latham & Watkins; James Beeson – Latham & Watkins; Edward Coates – Latham & Watkins; Gail Crawford – Latham & Watkins; Paul Davies – Latham & Watkins; Danni Davies – Latham & Watkins; Diana Doyle – Latham & Watkins; Jacopo Eftekhar Zonouzi – Latham & Watkins; Lachlan Ferguson – Latham & Watkins; Syavie Ghamry – Latham & Watkins; Michael Green – Latham & Watkins; Quentin Gwyer – Latham & Watkins; Michael Houlder – Latham & Watkins; Mimi Kyprianou – Latham & Watkins; Thomas Lane – Latham & Watkins; Paul Lawrence – Latham & Watkins; James Leslie – Latham & Watkins; Karl Mah – Latham & Watkins; Erin McKirdy – Latham & Watkins; Robbie McLaren – Latham & Watkins; Oliver Mobasser – Latham & Watkins; Fergus O’Domhnaill – Latham & Watkins; Sara Patel – Latham & Watkins; Samantha Peacock – Latham & Watkins; Harriet Slater – Latham & Watkins; Daniel Smith – Latham & Watkins; Philipp Studt – Latham & Watkins; Linzi Thomas – Latham & Watkins; Julie Van der Meersche – Latham & Watkins; Eveline Van Keymeulen – Latham & Watkins; Nara Yoo – Latham & Watkins; Michael Zucker – Latham & Watkins;

Law Firms: Allen & Overy; Latham & Watkins;

Clients: Goldman Sachs Asset Management; Norgine;

Author: Giulia Di Palma