Hogan Lovells Luxembourg advised Swissport on Aerocare acquisition financing

Following November 2017 agreement signed by Swissport to acquire Aerocare, number one ground handling operator in Australia and New Zealand, Hogan Lovells advised Swissport on banking and corporate aspects of the transaction financing and acquisition completion.

Swissport is the world’s largest provider of ground and cargo handling services in the aviation industry. It operates across 315 airports around the world with a work force in excess of 68,000 personnel.

The cross-practice, multi-jurisdictional Hogan Lovells team successfully represented Swissport on the financing and completion of the acquisition by way of a EUR 325 million incremental Term Loan B facility provided by Barclays. This advice gathered the following Hogan Lovells offices:

  • London: 
Capital markets: Sylvain Dhennin (partner), Jonathan Morris (associate), Philip Schuster (associate), Jennifer Lowe (associate)

  • Luxembourg: 
Banking & finance: Pierre Reuter (partner), Ariane Mehrshahi (Counsel), Bob Scharfe (senior associate), Agathe Laissus (associate), Agnes Merz (jurist)

Corporate: Marc Elvinger (partner), Alexander Koch (counsel), Benoit Serraf (senior associate), Laurence Latuillerie (associate)

  • Paris: 
Banking: Alexander Premont (partner), Joe Newton (associate), Sophie Lok (senior associate), Erika Hubert (associate)

  • Australia: 
Banking (Sydney): Richard Hayes (partner), Lisa Mazor (senior associate), Madeleine Parker (associate)

Corporate (Perth): Matthew Johnson (partner), Ben King (associate)

  • Washington: 
Banking: Gordon Wilson (partner), M. Brooke Shekar (senior associate),

  • Hong Kong:
Banking & Finance: Louise Leung (counsel)

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