Freshfields steers Wolseley through € bn DT purchase

Middleton, David
August 2006
Lawyer;8/7/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 31, p10
Trade Publication
The article informs that Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has advised Wolseley PLC on its £1.03 billion acquisition of Nordic distribution business DT Group from private equity group CVC Capital Partners Ltd. The acquisition is conditional upon regulatory approval. According to Charles Banks, CEO of Wolseley, the acquisition gives the company a major presence in the Nordic region for the first time and significantly broadens its European reach.


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