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Mayer Brown Represents Nestlé in its $11.85 Billion Acquisition of Pfizer's Infant Nutrition Business in One of the Largest Acquisitions of 2012

23 April 2012

Mayer Brown client Nestlé has agreed to buy Pfizer's infant nutrition business for $11.85 billion, in a move to expand the company's presence in the global baby food market. The transaction is one of the largest acquisitions announced to date in 2012. The target business has a strong presence throughout the emerging markets, particular China. The transaction remains subject to regulatory approval.

A global team of lawyers from Mayer Brown advised Nestlé on the transaction, including Corporate & Securities partners David Carpenter (New York) and John Boelter (Chicago), who led the team and included: Corporate & Securities – partner Mark Uhrynuk (Hong Kong) and associates Michael Torres (Chicago) and Zoe Badger and Sarah Lord (New York); Antitrust & Competition – partner Adrian Steel (Washington, DC); Intellectual Property – partner Richard Assmus (Chicago); and Tax Transactions & Consulting – partners James Barry and Lee Morlock (Chicago).

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