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Clifford Chance has scored a lead role on Warburg Pincus’s £280m acquisition of safety and defence equipment manufacturer Survitec from fellow private equity firm Montagu.
The transaction was led by corporate finance partner Spencer Baylin, who also manages the firm’s longstanding relationship with the US private equity house. Private equity partner Kem Ihenacho and finance partner Taner Hassan also acted for Warburg Pincus on the deal.
Warburg Pincus will acquire a majority shareholding in the company, while Survitec’s management will maintain a minority stake.
Hammonds advised Montagu on the sale side, with corporate finance partner Jonathan Jones leading the team.
Allen & Overy banking partner Cathy Bell-Walker acted for the group of banks that provided £120m of debt financing on the deal. This included Lloyds Banking Group, Bank of Ireland, HSBC, ING, Société Générale and Unicredit.
SJ Berwin corporate partner Richard Lever advised Survitec’s management on the equity side of the deal.