Freshfields, K&L Gates Drill into €3B Stanley Black & Decker Deal

Written by on July 30, 2022

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and K&L Gates are advising on a €3 billion, cross-border, all-cash merger in Europe—the latest in a string of recent transactions at the high end of the M&A market on the continent.

Stanley Black & Decker, a diversified U.S.-based maker of industrial tools and security systems which owns the Black & Decker household name, has agreed to sell its global electronic security solutions and healthcare solutions businesses to Securitas AB of Sweden for $3.2 billion in cash.

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