TDL Infomedia sold for £308m to Seat Pagine Giall. Infomedia and shareholders (Apax, Advent, 3i) advised by Travers Smith Braithwaite (Mark Soundy) and Negri Clementi Toffoletto Montironi & Soci (Alberto Toffoletto). Seat Pagine Giall advised by Slaughter and May (Simon Robinson) and Bonelli Erede Pappalardo (Sergio Erede).
Taylor Barnard Holdings sold to TNT Post Group for euro 147m. Vendors: Taylor Barnard, 3i Group, advised respectively by Ashurst Morris Crisp (Richard Gubbins) and Addleshaw Booth & Co (Philip Treanor). TNT Post Group advised by Clifford Chance (Neil Harvey).
Great Nordic to acquire Photonectics in $1.15bn deal. Photonectics SA advised by Fulbright & Jaworski (Roy Goldman). GN Great Nordic advised by Davis Polk & Wardwell (John Bick).