Slaughter and May is advising Vodafone on the sale of Vodafone Spain

Slaughter and May is advising Vodafone Group Plc (“Vodafone”) on the entry into of binding agreements with Zegona Communications plc (“Zegona”) in relation to the sale of Vodafone Holdings Europe S.L.U. (“Vodafone Spain”).  On completion, Vodafone’s consideration will comprise at least €4.1 billion in cash and up to €0.9 billion in the form of redeemable preference shares which redeem, for an amount comprising the subscription price and accrued preferential dividend, no later than 6 years after closing.  We are also advising in relation to transitional and long-term arrangements for services from Vodafone including access to procurement, IoT, roaming and carrier services as well as a brand licence agreement, which permits the use of the Vodafone brand in Spain for up to 10 years post-completion.

James Cook Partner
Jessica Harries Associate
Amina Flynn Associate
Miles Mason Associate

Joe Court / Trainee, Henry Day / Trainee

Duncan Blaikie Partner
Richard McDonnell Senior Counsel
Matthew Harman Associate
George Mole Associate
Chaya Kupperman Associate
Oliver Noble Associate
Jack Higgins Associate
Issy Spiro Associate
Ollie Cantrill Associate
Issabella Cardu Associate

Sam Edwards / Trainee

James Costi Senior Counsel
Mike Lane Partner
Victoria Hine Associate
Alison Lim Associate
Claire Jeffs Partner
Alexander Chadd Partner
Ellie Wilson Associate
Josh Fennell Associate