Bird & Bird advises Boundary Capital Ltd on €140m acquisition

05 July 2006

International law firm Bird & Bird has been advising new client investment group Boundary Capital on its acquisition of The Club Company from Legal and General Ventures. The deal values the chain at €140 million (STG£96 million).

The Club Company is one of the UK's leading golf and country club operators. A team of Bird & Bird lawyers advised on the UK elements of this acquisition. Corporate partner Matt Dennis led the team, comprising finance partner Charles Proctor and lawyers Mark Cummings (corporate), Mathew Oliver (tax) and Andrew Stobbart (property).

Irish law firm, Matheson Ormsby Prentice, also advised Boundary on the acquisition.

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