Slaughter and May advised Sykes on its acquisition of Symphony

02 Nov 2018

Slaughter and May advised Sykes Enterprises, Inc. (“Sykes”) on its acquisition of Symphony Ventures Limited (“Symphony”) for a purchase price of approximately £52 million. The acquisition completed on 1 November 2018.

Sykes is a NASDAQ listed digital marketing and customer service global outsourcer, providing customer-engagement services to Global 2000 companies.  Symphony is a leading provider of Robotic Process Automation (“RPA”) services.

Slaughter and May worked as an integrated team with Sykes’ US lawyers, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, on the transaction.


Corporate: Andrew Jolly (partner), David Plant (associate), Maryanne Nwosisi (associate), Theo Taylor (associate), Tim Morrison (trainee), Gareth Goh (trainee); Pensions and Employment: Philip Linnard (partner), Rosemary Nelson (associate), David Rintoul (associate); Tax: Gareth Miles (partner), Victoria Hine (associate); Real Estate: Jane Edwarde (partner), Chloe Halloran (associate); IP/IT: Duncan Blaikie (partner); Michaela Peck (associate)

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