5 October – LAWFUEL – The Law Allen & Overy is advising Alliance UniChem plc on its recommended merger with Boots Group plc to create Alliance Boots, an international pharmacy-led healthcare group with combined sales of over £13 billion.
The transaction is subject to shareholder and regulatory approval.
Corporate partners Alan Paul and Richard Hough are leading the Allen & Overy team, assisted by associates George Knighton, Stephen Mathews and David Johnson. Partner Mark Friend and associates Antonio Bavasso and Kirsty McCarroll are advising on antitrust issues. Paris-based corporate partner Jean Claude Rivalland is advising on French aspects.