Bird & Bird advised FCG Finnish Consulting Group on the sale of its development consulting business to Cowater International

International law firm Bird & Bird is pleased to announce its role as legal advisor to FCG Finnish Consulting Group in the sale of its international development consulting business to Cowater International, a prominent Canadian global player in the industry. The sale encompasses FCG's development consulting business on a global scale, including its offices in Finland, Sweden, Germany, Kenya, Singapore, Philippines, and New Zealand.

By divesting its international development consulting business, FCG is strategically positioning itself to concentrate on the Finnish market. FCG aims to strengthen its role as a partner to both the public and private sector, contributing to the building of a more sustainable society.

Bird & Bird facilitated the legal aspects of this strategic transaction, leveraging its expertise in demanding cross-border mergers and acquisitions. The team was led by partner Jori Taipale and counsel Kimmo Sundqvist, and was supported by partners Marcus Chow, Stefan Münch, Ville Alahuhta, Rolf Schmich, counsel Christina Lorenz, senior associates Dasha Arntyr and Jonathan Wikström, and associates Marina Dolina, Barbara Barun, Joel Rautiainen, Johanna Sternudd and Shae-Yenne Eu.

You can read more about the transaction from FCG’s press release


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