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Michael Kors to Acquire Jimmy Choo for $1.35 Billion

Paul, Weiss is representing global fashion luxury brand Michael Kors Holdings Limited in its $1.35 billion acquisition of luxury footwear and accessories brand Jimmy Choo PLC. The transaction has been approved by the boards of both companies and is being effected via a U.K. court-approved Scheme of Arrangement. It is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2017, pending regulatory and shareholder approvals.

The Paul, Weiss team includes corporate partners Thomas de la Bastide, John Kennedy, Betty Yap and David Lakhdhir and counsel Nathan Sawyer, Patricia Vaz de Almeida and Stephen Koo; tax partner David Sicular; intellectual property partner Claudine Meredith-Goujon; employee benefits partner Lawrence Witdorchic; antitrust partner Aidan Synnott and counsel Marta Kelly; litigation partner Leslie Fagen; and real estate partner Peter Fisch.

July 25, 2017

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