Hogan Lovells advises Hawksford on international acquisition

Hogan Lovells has advised long-standing client Hawksford International on the acquisition of Janus Corporate Solutions, a Singapore-based corporate services business. The deal completed on 7 March 2014 for an undisclosed sum.

The acquisition forms a significant part of the company’s growth strategy and is the fourth acquisition on which Hogan Lovells has advised Hawksford: having acted for the group on the acquisition of Key Trust in February 2013; Trustcorp Jersey in January 2012; and Swiss firm L-S&S in August 2011.

The Hogan Lovells team advising Hawksford was led by London private equity partner Alan Greenough, supported in London by Monika Przygoda (private equity associate), Suzy Penney (private equity associate) and Aaron Burchell (tax senior associate).

The Singapore team was led by partner Stephanie Keen, supported by Justin Tong (corporate senior associate) and Matthew Bousfield (corporate associate).