Slaughter and May advised Dufry - competition aspects of acquisition of a 50.1% stake in global travel retailer World Duty Free S.p.A

Slaughter and May, working as a team with Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, Tozzini Freire and Jones Day, has been advising global travel retailer Dufry on the competition aspects of its acquisition of a 50.1% stake in global travel retailer World Duty Free S.p.A for EUR 1.307 billion. The transaction closed on 7 August after antitrust clearances were obtained from the European Commission and the competition authorities in Brazil, Mexico and the United States.

Slaughter and May has also continued to advise Dufry on the financing aspects of the transaction.

Claire Jeffs Partner
Naomi Burgoyne Associate
Lorna Nsoatabe Associate
Matthew Tobin Partner