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.
Anne-Marie NicolasPartner Attorney at Law / Avocat à la Cour
Anne-Marie Nicolas, partner, is a member of the Banking & Finance Practice Group in our Luxembourg office. She co-heads the Luxembourg Restructuring Team. Anne-Marie focuses on secured lending, including acquisition finance and real estate finance, as well as debt restructuring.T: +352 466 230 314 E: [email protected]
Willem BonPartner Tax Adviser
Willem Bon, partner, is a member of the Tax Practice Group in our Luxembourg office. He focuses on cross-border tax issues, advising mainly multinational enterprises, investment funds, as well as wealthy individuals and families.T: +352 466 230 214 E: [email protected]
Ignacio Jiménez GuardiolaAssociate Attorney at law
Ignacio Jiménez Guardiola, associate, is a member of the Banking & Finance Practice Group in our Luxembourg office and a member of the Restructuring Team. He focuses on secured lending, including acquisition and real estate finance and in capital markets transactions.T: +352 466 230 615 E: [email protected]