London, 27 March 2010 – Baker & McKenzie LLP has advised the Long Term Equities Division of long standing client Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board, which also owns stakes in Birmingham Airport and Northumbrian Water, on its successful bid for Camelot, operator of the National Lottery. The deal is valued at £389 million.
Corporate Partner Charles Whitefoord led the Baker & McKenzie team alongside corporate associates Jannan Crozier and Sarah Whitton, banking Partner Bernard Sharp and banking associates Imtiaz Khan and Philip Gledson.
Macquarie Capital acted as Financial Advisors to Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board.
The sellers, Cadbury Holding Limited, De La Rue Holdings plc, Fujitsu Services Limited, Royal Mail Enterprises Limited and Thales Electonics plc, were represented by a Mayer Brown team led by Corporate Partners Jeff Gordon and Kate Ball-Dodd assisted by Corporate Associate Julie Book.
Conrad Andersen from Allen & Overy advised the lenders to Ontario Teachers’.