Deals & Cases

Deals & Cases

November 2012

Platts acquires leading sugar and biofuels information provider

On November 1, 2012, the financial, education and publishing group The McGraw-Hill Companies based in New York successfully closed the acquisition of Kingsman SA, a privately-held, Switzerland-based provider of price information and analytics for the sugar and biofuels markets.

Lenz & Stahelin advised The McGraw-Hill Companies in this transaction. The team included Benoît Merkt (Lead Partner), Anil Nair (Corporate and M&A), Rayan Houdrouge (Corporate and M&A / Employment and Pensions), Simon Brunschwig (Corporate / Employment and Pensions), as well as Daniel Schafer, Arnaud Martin and Laurent Kern (all Tax).

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