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Clifford Chance advises Informa on US$193 million sale of several business units to Montagu

21 July 2022

Clifford Chance advises Informa on US$193 million sale of several business units to Montagu

Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has advised long-standing client Informa PLC on its sale of Emerging Portfolio Funds Research (EPFR) to Montagu Private Equity LLP for US$193 million.

New York-based M&A partner and Head of the Americas Corporate Practice Benjamin Sibbett and counsel Matthew Warner led Clifford Chance's cross-border team supported by associate Jake Makar.

The wider team advising across multiple practice areas included:

  • Corporate: counsel Daryl Fairbairn, and associates Jennifer Saionz and Tanner Schenewark (New York)
  • Antitrust: partner and Head of Clifford Chance’s US Antitrust practice Timothy Cornell and associate Eva Kurban (Washington, DC)
  • Benefits: partners Howard Adler (New York) and Chinwe Odimba-Chapman, lawyers Benjamin Purkiss and Kristi Tucker, senior associates Laura Conway and Lauren Evans (London), associate David Walsh (New York) and trainee solicitor Beth Enos (London)
  • Litigation & Dispute: partner Megan Gordon (Washington, DC) and associate Brian Yin (New York)
  • Real Estate: counsel Victoria Manthas (New York)
  • Tax: partner Philip Wagman (New York) and associate Rick Thoben (New York)

Clifford Chance has also advised Informa on the divestment of its Pharma Intelligence Warburg Pincus and the sale of its asset intelligence business to Aurora-backed Randall-Reilly LLC.