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Lakatos Koves & Partners Advises John Swire & Sons on Acquisition of Swire Coca-Cola USA

Lakatos Koves & Partners Advises John Swire & Sons on Acquisition of Swire Coca-Cola USA

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Lakatos Koves & Partners, working with Clifford Chance’s London office, has advised John Swire & Sons Ltd. on the acquisition of the Swire Coca-Cola USA unit of Hong Kong-based conglomerate Swire Pacific Ltd. for USD 3.9 billion. Slaughter and May advised the sellers.

John Swire & Sons, headquartered in the UK, is responsible for formulating and directing the overall strategy of the Swire Group, a corporation with business activities encompassing property, beverages and food chains, aviation, marine, as well as trading and industrial activities.

Swire Coca-Cola USA produces and sells Coca-Cola and other drinks across 13 US states.

The LKT team included Partner Adam Mattyus.

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