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WH Partners

LEVEL 5, QUANTUM HOUSE, 75 ABATE RIGORD STREET, TA' XBIEX XBX 1120, MALTA
Tel:
Work +356 20 925 100
Fax:
Fax +356 20 925 902
Email:
Web:
www.whpartners.eu
London, Ta' Xbiex

Malta

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 3

WH Partners

The team at WH Partners¬†is particularly well-known for handling landmark transactions in the gaming sector, which included advising The Stars Group on the Maltese law aspects of the financing of its acquisition of Sky Betting & Gaming from CVC Capital Partners and Sky plc. Led by Ruth Galea, the team stands out for its ‚Äėdeep technical expertise‚Äô and ‚Äėstrong legal knowledge‚Äô of ICO compliance matters for online gaming platforms, including corporate structuring and tax planning projects.¬†James Scicluna¬†specialises in corporate finance, debt finance raising and capital markets transactions. Another notable matter included assisting Aspire Global plc with its IPO listing on the Swedish exchange Nasdaq First North.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

WH Partners

WH Partners, which has a first-rate reputation in the gaming sector, advised The Stars Group on the Maltese law aspects of its $4.7bn acquisition of Sky Betting & Gaming from CVC Capital Partners and Sky plc; James Scicluna was the lead partner on the transaction. Olga Finkel led on M&A transactions for clients such as Mr. Green and Cherry AB. Ruth Galea regularly advises on corporate restructurings, with a particular focus on joint ventures and M&A. Robert Zammit made partner in February 2018.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 3

WH Partners

WH Partners has a particular strength handling intellectual property matters with a nexus to Malta’s 'new economy' industries, namely gaming and gambling, e-payments, e-money and blockchain. The scope of its work includes assisting clients with trade mark applications, GDPR matters, software licence agreements and domain name acquisitions. James Scicluna and Olga Finkel are key contacts.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 3

WH Partners

WH Partners¬†assists its gaming and gambling client base, as well as other international clients, with matters concerning office space leasing, property acquisitions and financing. Practice head Olga Finkel¬†is 'thorough, resourceful, meticulous and pays very good attention¬†to her client‚Äôs needs'. Senior associate Graziella Grech¬†‚Äėis exceptionally knowledgeable and delivers a very high standard of advice‚Äô. She advised on numerous property development projects, including the setting up of a boutique hotel.

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