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08 July 2021 / deal

Loyens & Loeff Luxembourg advised on the financing of Allied Universal’s acquisition of G4S

Loyens & Loeff Luxembourg advised on the EUR 3 billion financing of the leading security services group, Allied Universal’s acquisition of G4S, their British counterpart and main international competitor in the security services sector.

The acquisition created the largest security services group in the world with an expected turnover of more than USD 18 billion and presence in 85 countries. Its 800,000 employees make Allied the third largest employer in North America and the seventh largest employer in the world.

Our banking & finance and capital markets teams led by Anne-Marie Nicolas (partner) and Cédric Raffoul (local partner), together with Alvaro Garrido Mesa (Senior Associate) and Ignacio Jiménez Guardiola (associate) and our tax team composed of Willem Bon (partner), Nadège Le Gouellec (counsel) and Tom Hamen (senior associate) guided and supported the lenders consortium led by Credit Suisse and the notes purchasers on all Luxembourg legal aspects including, among others, structuring advice in respect of the vast and multiple-layered Luxembourg corporate and debt structure and the security package.



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