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December 20, 2017

LCCG Turns to King & Spalding on €230 Million Acquisition of GPE


LONDON, Dec. 20, 2017 — King & Spalding represented specialist life assurance group Life Company Consolidation Group (LCCG) in its purchase of 100 percent of the share capital of life insurance company Generali PanEurope dac (GPE) for €230 million.

GPE, located in Ireland, provides sophisticated wealth management, savings, investment and employee benefit solutions to individual and corporate clients across Europe. The combined business will have in excess of €24 billion of client assets and significant operations in Ireland and the Isle of Man. More information about the transaction can be found here. The acquisition is conditional on customary regulatory approvals. King & Spalding also advised LCCG in February of this year on its acquisition of Reliance Mutual. More information about this transaction can be found here.

The King & Spalding team on this deal was led by William Charnley assisted by Anthony Long and Kelly Nash. Angela Hayes and Daniel Hirschfield advised on regulatory matters, Elisabeth Baltay advised on financing matters, Kim Roberts and Jules Quinn advised on employment matters, Stephen John advised on real estate matters, Daniel Friel advised on tax matters, Brian Meiners and Chris Yook advised on competition and antitrust matters.

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