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Slaughters, Latham, Sullivan & Freshfields touch down on $2.1bn aviation deal

Sep 24, 2015 - Legal Week
Mergers and Acquisitions

Slaughter and May, Sullivan & Cromwell, Latham & Watkins and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have won mandates on BBA Aviation's acquisition of Landmark Aviation from the Carlyle Group for $2.1bn (£1.35bn).

Landmark provides maintenance and repair services for private aircraft.

BBA is funding the acquisition through a £748m rights issue and debt facilities.

Slaughter and May and Sullivan & Cromwell are acting for BBA Aviation. Slaughter's corporate head Andy Ryde is leading on...