May 22, 2023
Weil has advised Providence Equity Partners and Heron UK Bidco Limited on the recommended cash offer for London-listed Hyve Group Plc, the international organizer of exhibitions and conferences.
The transaction, which was announced on March 15, 2023 and became effective on May 22, 2023, values Hyve at £524 million including debt and is financed by equity provided by funds managed and/or advised by Providence and Searchlight Capital Partners, and by senior debt facilities provided by funds managed and/or advised by Hayfin Capital Management, and by Deutsche Bank.
The Weil team was led by Murray Cox, with Marco Compagnoni and Ian Hamilton, assisted by Hein Visser, Henrietta Wirta and Anish Mohanty. Weil’s Employment, Tax, Antitrust, Technology and IP, Litigation and Real Estate teams also assisted on the transaction.