Norton Rose Fulbright advises McLaren on £203.8m shareholder investment

Global Business May 2018

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised McLaren Group on the £203.8 million investment from Canadian businessman, Michael Latifi.

The investment, which will be made over the coming year through Nidala Limited, a company controlled by Michael Latifi, will give Mr Latifi a 10 per cent shareholding in the McLaren Group, which also includes McLaren Automotive and McLaren Applied Technologies.

Claire O’Donnell, partner, Norton Rose Fulbright commented:

“We are always delighted to work with McLaren. This injection of capital is a really exciting development for McLaren in terms of their future strategy and growth”.

Norton Rose Fulbright has acted for McLaren since 2014. Over the last 12 months the firm has advised them on a range of matters including the F1 team’s switch in engine supply from Honda to Renault, regulatory, corporate and IP matters.

The Norton Rose Fulbright team was led by corporate partner Claire O’Donnell, with assistance from associate Sam Morrey. The team also included partners Neha Khosla and Peter Young and senior associate Vishal Mawkin.

Norton Rose Fulbright has long-standing experience providing both transactional and regulatory advice in the sports sector and have advised clients on sports-related transactions around the world.

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