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November 30, 2017

King & Spalding advises United Parcel Service (UPS) in its acquisition of Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services


King & Spalding advised United Parcel Service (UPS) in its acquisition of Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services.

Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services is the world’s largest dedicated global trade compliance management firm with a footprint that spans North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. UPS is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including transporting packages and freight; facilitating international trade, and deploying advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. More details on the transaction can be found here.

The King & Spalding team was led by corporate partners Rahul Patel and Justin King, and included associates Brian Park and Graham Jones. Other lawyers involved in the transaction included: counsel Marcus Young and trainee solicitor Edward Perkins (corporate); partner John Sweet (tax); partner Sam Choy and associate Ryan Gorman (employee benefits); counsel Scott Mario and associate Myrna Salinas Baumann (labor and employment); partner Michael Taylor, partner Jeff Telep and associate Patrick Togni (international trade); partner Jason Jones and counsel Laura Bennett (special matters); partner Scott Petty and associate Stephen Shin (intellectual property); and senior associate Maria Merritt (finance).