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Weil Advises CD&R on its Acquisitions of Atalian and OCS

Weil is advising Clayton, Dubilier & Rice on the acquisitions of the Facilities Services business of OCS Group and Atalian. As a result of the transactions, the two family-owned businesses will create a global facilities management platform with a presence in Europe and Asia-Pacific across cleaning, security, catering, and multi-technical services, among others. The acquisitions are subject to regulatory and other customary approvals.

The cross-practice Weil team comprised lawyers in Paris, London and New York, and was led by Private Equity partner Jean Beauchataud for both acquisitions, with Private Equity partner Jonathan Wood jointly leading on the OCS transaction. The combined team also included: in Paris, Private Equity counsel Alexandra Stoicescu and associates Claire Yu and Djenabou Barry; Tax partner Edouard de Lamy and associates Guillaume Wulfowicz and Axelle Trintignac; Regulatory partner Marc Lordonnois and associate Thomas Truchet; and Compliance partner Didier Malka and associate Mathilde Flamant; in London, Private Equity counsel Kirstin Fyffe and associates James Whybrow, Daniel Johnstone and Tiffany Shum, and trainee associate Atty Abhyankar; Banking associate Cynthia Gao; Tax partner Jenny Doak, counsel Ellie Marques and Kevin Donegan, and associates Akash Mehta and Oliver Rosshandler; Employment counsel Tom Weatherill and associate Edward Dickinson; Technology and IP Transactions associate Ruth Fisher; Real Estate associate Victoria Lloyd; and Disputes and Investigations partner Chris Marks and associate Rosalind Meehan on compliance aspects; and in New York, Private Equity partner Brian Gingold and associate Jonas Mutukistna.