LONDON- LAWFUEL – Law News Network – Allen & Overy advised United Biscuits, a leading European manufacturer of biscuits and snacks, on the £575 million sale of its Southern European
business to Kraft Foods Inc. (Kraft), a world leading food and beverage company.
The agreement also returns to Kraft the rights to all Nabisco trademarks, including Oreo and Ritz, in the European Union, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Corporate partners David Wootton and Mark Gearing and senior associate Gordon Milne led the Allen & Overy team with assistance from David Foster, Charlotte Lawrence and Sean Murphy. Jim Ford, John Davidson-Kelly, Adrian Brown and Lyndon Coppin provided advice on IP and transitional arrangements.
Commenting, David Wootton said: “We are very pleased to continue to advise United
Biscuits and to have been able to work with them on this substantial transaction.”
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