Freshfields is advising Stanley Black & Decker on the $3.2 billion sale of its global electronic security solutions healthcare solutions businesses to Securitas AB
We are advising Stanley, Black & Decker, Inc. on the sale of its global electronic security solutions and healthcare solutions businesses to Securitas AB for $3.2 billion in cash. Details of the transaction and its rationale can be found here.
The Freshfields deal team is being led by NY M&A partner Paul Tiger and associates Tomas Rua and Anthony Paladino, with support from partners Ethan Klingsberg and Andrea Basham and associates Isaac Ellman and Wicy Wang. Partner Lori Goodman, senior associate Jordan Salzman and associate Chaim Leggiere are advising on executive compensation and employee benefits matters. Partner Mena Kaplan and associates Marissa Yu and Danny Spencer are advising on IP matters and transitional agreements. Partner Robert Scarborough and senior associate David Mitchell are advising on tax matters. US antitrust advice is being provided by partner Justin Stewart-Teitelbaum, senior associate Angela Landry, associate Ahmad Al Dajani and legal consultants Valeria Losco and Morgan Marmaro. Partner Aimen Mir and special counsel Christine Laciak are advising on foreign investment matters. Partner Christine Lyon and associate Cody Goodchild are advising on data privacy matters. Partner Kyle Lakin, senior associate Chris Milla and associate Skyler Splinter are advising on finance matters.
UK corporate law advice is being provided by partner Andrew Hutchings and senior associate Michael Black. Partners Alastair Chapman and Michele Davis and associates Matthew Hoser and Alessandra Galea are advising on UK antitrust matters. Partner Andrew Murphy and associates Charles Smye and Eloise Rennie are advising on UK executive compensation and employee benefits. Partner May Smith and senior associate Josh Critchlow are advising on UK tax matters.
French corporate law advice is being provided by partner Guillemette Burgala and counsel Sami Jebbour. Partner Jérôme Philippe and associates Petya Katsarska and Anaïs Jennepin are advising on French antitrust matters. Partners Gwen Senlanne and Christel Cacioppo and associate Lucie Plan are advising on French executive compensation and employee benefits matters. Partner Vincent Daniel-Mayeur and senior associate Benjamin Boisanté are advising on French tax matters.
Belgian corporate law advice is being provided by partner Deborah Janssens, principal associate Hervé Stanus and associate Arthur Yee. Counsel Satya Staes Polet is advising on executive compensation and employee benefits matters. Counsel Nikolaas Van Robbroeck is advising on tax matters.
Spanish corporate law advice is being provided by partner David Franco, counsel Ignacio Borrego and associates Ana Calvo and Carla Gomez.