14 October 2022
- David Pudge, Katherine Moir, Nicola Hemsley, Sonia Gilbert, Rui Huo, Olivia Higgs, George Holman, Emma Boobbyer
- London, Amsterdam, Luxembourg
Nielsen Holdings takeover
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has advised longstanding client Nielsen Holdings plc on its takeover by a private equity consortium led by Elliott Investment Management L.P., Brookfield Capital Partners LLC, GIC and The WindAcre Partnership. The deal is one of the largest transactions by value of 2022 at approximately US$16 billion. The deal was implemented by way of a scheme of arrangement which became effective on 11 October 2022.
The Clifford Chance team was led out of London by Corporate partners David Pudge and Katherine Moir with support from Tax partner Nicola Hemsley and Incentives partner Sonia Gilbert. They were assisted by Director of Public M&A Rui Huo, senior associate Olivia Higgs, associates George Holman and Emma Boobbyer from the Corporate team, with support from Tax associate Georgia Whiteside and Incentives associate Katharine Wadia.
The firm's Amsterdam and Luxembourg offices were also involved at various stages throughout the transaction demonstrating the strength of the firm's integrated, cross-border offering.