A&O Advises Leading Law Firm On Disposal Of Management Services Business

Posted: 3rd April 2012 12:00

Allen & Overy is advising Walkers Global, the leading offshore law firm, on the sale of Walkers Management Services (WMS) to Intertrust Group for an undisclosed sum.

WMS provides corporate, fiduciary, company secretarial, liquidation and accounting services to a client base comprising many of the world's largest blue-chip private equity firms, hedge fund managers and global financial institutions. The sale will allow Walkers to focus on its core legal business, providing legal services across its global practice groups that include investment funds, finance, corporate trusts, litigation and insolvency.

The transaction is subject to regulatory approval in the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands.

The A&O team was led by corporate partner Gillian Holgate and associate Spencer Collins. Specialist advice was provided by senior associate Nigel Parker (IP/IT) and consultant Carol Hopper.

For further information, please contact Derek Gilmour,, on +44 (0)20 3088 2116.

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