Ogier advises on £3.9 billion UBM deal

An Ogier team led by Global Head of Corporate Simon Dinning has advised UBM Plc on its £3.9 billion purchase by Informa Plc.

Ogier advised on the Jersey law aspects of the proposed deal which was conducted by way of Jersey scheme of arrangement.

The transaction brings together two leading companies in the business-to-business events organising sector.

Simon was assisted by managing associate Alexander Curry, senior associate Kevin Grove, associate Chloe Watson-Hill and trainee solicitor Matthew Davies on the corporate side with partners Nick Williams and Oliver Passmore and senior associate James Angus from the dispute resolution team.

Simon said: "We are delighted to, once again, represent UBM in another extremely significant transaction.

"The use of schemes in Jersey to implement takeover offers, as in the UK, is becoming increasingly popular and Ogier have a leading position in this area.

"We are pleased to have worked with Linklaters, as English counsel, to bring this deal to a conclusion.”