A&O, SLAUGHTERS SECURE OFT OK FOR BOOTS-ALLIANCE UNICHEM
Competition teams at Allen & Overy and Slaughter and May are celebrating a
win after the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) indicated it would clear the pending
£8.1bn merger between Pharmaceutical giants Boots and Alliance Unichem.
Allen & Overy corporate antitrust partner Mark Friend led the competition
side of the transaction for Alliance Unichem, while Slaughter and May competition
partner Claire Jeffs scooped the mandate to act for Boots.