TITLE

Freshfields steers Wolseley through € bn DT purchase

AUTHOR(S)
Middleton, David
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Lawyer;8/7/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 31, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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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22318551

 

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