London – LAWFUEL – The Law Newswire – Allen & Overy is advising Hero Acquisitions Limited, a company financially supported by Och-Ziff and Aurigo, on its GBP310 million acquisition of HSS, the UK tool hire business, from 3i. Aurigo is led by Archie Norman, who will become chairman of HSS upon completion. Chris Davies, the CEO of HSS, will continue to lead the executive management team.
The Allen & Overy team is being led by Corporate partner Andrew Ballheimer, senior associate George Knighton and associate Simon Toms, assisted by associates Nicholas Mannassei and Geoff Bungey. Partner Ian Borman and associate Kathleen Wong advised on debt finance aspects of the transaction.
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