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Clifford Chance advises JTB on acquisition of Switzerland's Kuoni Global Travel Services

7 June 2017

Clifford Chance advises JTB on acquisition of Switzerland's Kuoni Global Travel Services

Leading international law firm Clifford Chance advised JTB Corp., a leading Japanese travel services company, on its acquisition of Kuoni Travel Investments Ltd. (Kuoni Global Travel Services). Kuoni Global Travel Services is one of the world's leading travel companies and JTB aims to strengthen the inbound business from Asia to Europe through this acquisition. The acquisition is subject to approval by the relevant competition authorities and to other local legal requirements being complied with.

Partner Natsuko Sugihara led the deal and was supported by senior associates Yvonne Zhong and Luna Hiraoka and associates Brendon Tan and Hisao Ito.

Natsuko said, "This transaction is a great example of the firm's experience in advising Japanese corporates on strategically important multi-jurisdictional M&A transactions."