Press Release

Kirkland Advises Apex on Recommended Cash Acquisition of Sanne Group plc

Kirkland & Ellis is advising Apex Acquisition Company Limited (“Apex”) on the recommended all cash acquisition of the entire issued, and to be issued, ordinary share capital of Sanne Group plc (“Sanne”). The acquisition values Sanne’s entire issued, and to be issued, ordinary share capital at approximately £1.51 billion.

Sanne is a global provider of outsourced alternative asset and corporate business services, operating a global network of offices located in leading financial jurisdictions, employing over 2,000 with £500 billion of assets.  

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners David Higgins and David Holdsworth and associate Chris Connolly; debt finance partners Neel Sachdev and Daniel Borg; financial services regulatory partners Lisa Cawley, Deirdre Haugh and Colin Sharpsmith; tax partners Tim Lowe and Rob Sharpe; anti-trust & competition partners Paula Riedel and Annie Herdman and technology & IP transactions partner Jennifer Wilson.