Linklaters advises TDR Capital and I Squared Capital on their €1.26bn takeover offer for Applus Services

Linklaters has advised TDR Capital and I Squared Capital on their €1.26bn competing takeover offer for Applus Services S.A., a Spanish industrial testing company.

The multi-jurisdictional and cross-practice team was led by Corporate partners Esteban Arza (Madrid) and Alex Lehtinen (London), alongside Corporate partner Sebastián Albella and managing associate Francisco Garcia (both Madrid), Antitrust & Foreign Investment partner Neil Hoolihan (Brussels), Tax partners Jamie Coomber (London) and Alejandro Meca, and Banking partners Juan Barona and Begoña Martinez (Madrid).

Linklaters’ M&A practice covers the full spectrum of corporate work advising buyers, sellers and financial advisers on public takeovers, private M&A, equity capital markets, private equity, joint ventures and commercial partnerships, disposals, corporate restructurings and board advisory issues. The firm’s end-to-end approach brings together its leading transactional expertise with the full range of specialist areas including antitrust, employment and incentives, environmental, intellectual property, pensions, tax and technology.