Travers Smith LLP has advised the trustee of the Guilbert UK Retirement Benefits Plan in relation to the sale by Office Depot, Inc. of its European business to The AURELIUS Group. Office Depot, Inc. is a leading global provider of office supplies and services.
Travers Smith partner David James and associate Niamh Hamlyn provided pension law advice to the trustee. Partner Jonathan Gilmour and associate Joseph Wren provided advice on the structuring aspects to the trustee.
The chairman of the trustee board, Mike Roberts of PAN Group, stated: “The Travers Smith team were our trusted legal advisers and provided excellent support throughout the process."