Freshfields is advising New York-based Ovation Travel Group on its acquisition by American Express Global Business Travel (GBT).
GBT’s purchase of Ovation Travel Group includes all Ovation Travel Group brands, including Lawyers Travel. The existing Ovation Travel Group brands will remain in place.
The Freshfields M&A team is being led by partner Aly El Hamamsy and includes associate Milena Manos and senior associate Stephen Wilkinson. IP advice is being provided by partner Menachem Kaplan and associate Marissa Yu. Finance advice is being provided by partner Kyle Lakin and associate Santiago Herrera. Regulatory advice is being provided by partner Nabeel Yousef. Employee benefits advice is being provided by partner Lori Goodman and senior associate Jordan Salzman. Tax advice is being provided by partner Robert Scarborough and counsel Reed Carey. UK law advice is being provided by associate Terence Ayres.
More details about the transaction can be found here.
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