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Freshfields advised on Acquisition of Zeus by EQT Private Equity

Freshfields advised Zeus Company Inc. (“Zeus”) in an agreement to be acquired by the EQT X fund ("EQT"). Founded in 1966, Zeus is a pioneer in the design, development, and extrusion of fluoropolymer tubing for medical devices and select industrial applications. The transaction is expected to close in Q1 2024, subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions. More information on the transaction is available here

The Freshfields team was led by partners Damien Zoubek and Joseph Halloum, counsel Olaf Ehlers, senior associate Michal Netanyahu and associates David ChambersDaria ButlerCasey Hagen and Peter Liddle with assistance from Tosin Owoka on corporate and M&A matters; partner Nicole Foster, counsel Jordan Salzman and associates Chaim Leggiere and Kristen Stidham on executive compensation and benefits matters; partner Joe Soltis and associate Brendan Counihan on tax matters; partners Jamillia Ferris, Meghan Rissmiller and Jenny Leahy, counsel Laura Onken, associates Katie KissingerEmma Roberts and Emma Appleton on regulatory matters; partner Aimen Mir, special counsel Christine Laciak and associate Tim Swartz on foreign direct investment matters; partner Allison Liff and associate Megan Bell on finance matters; counsel Jeremiah Nelson on real estate matters; and partner Mena Kaplan, senior associate Marissa Yu and associate Chandler Gerard-Reimer on intellectual property matters.

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