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17 Dec 2019

Stephenson Harwood advises Tech Mahindra on acquisition of Born Group

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Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has advised Indian IT services firm Tech Mahindra Ltd. on its $95 million acquisition of Born Group Pte. Ltd, a New York-based marketing and media solutions agency. Prior to the acquisition, Born Group was owned by private equity firms True North Capital and Zodius Capital.  Its marquee clients include Sotheby’s, Red Bull, Skull Candy, Harley Davidson, Ferragamo, Fossil, Ethan Allen, Thomas Pink, Glanbia, Tetley Tea and Maxim.

The Stephenson Harwood team was led by Singapore-based corporate partner Tom Platts, who was assisted by associates Laura Baker and Philippa English. Singapore law advice was provided by Virtus Law corporate partner Sheetal Sandhu, senior associate Peiguan Cai and associate Kelly Pang. Additional corporate advice was provided by London-based partner Duncan Stiles, while partners Jane Ng, Jonny Kirsop, Paul Reeves and John Meehan, with support from associates Henry Pelling, Jonathan Smith, Imogen Haywood and Adam Cooke advised on matters relating to data protection, tax, real estate and employment law, respectively.

The team worked alongside Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton.

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