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Latham Advises Ares Private Equity Fund on Acquisition of SLR Consulting

June 24, 2022
London corporate team represents the leading global alternative investment manager in the transaction.

Latham & Watkins has advised a fund managed by the Private Equity Group of Ares Management Corporation (Ares), a leading global alternative investment manager, on its acquisition of SLR Consulting, a leading global environmental and sustainability consultancy, from Charterhouse Capital Partners. 

The transaction will be implemented by way of a conditional court approved scheme of arrangement by SLR and it is anticipated that completion will take place by Q4 2022, subject to applicable shareholder and regulatory approvals.

The Latham team was led by London corporate partners Michael Bond and Linzi Thomas, with London corporate partner Richard Butterwick and London corporate associates Alex McCarney, Suneel Basson-Bhatoa, Chris Ramsey, Jia Yan Ng, Tom Channing, Hugo Cliff, and Cécile Wirxel. Advice was provided on tax matters by London partner Sean Finn, with London associate Aaron Bradley.