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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP, Alex Hand, London EC2V, ENGLAND

Alex Hand

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Alex Hand is a corporate partner specialising in complex domestic and international M&A and joint venture transactions, with a particular focus on the aerospace & defence and nuclear sectors.


Alex leads our Aerospace & Defence sector group and is deputy head of our Nuclear sector group.

Recent matters on which Alex has worked include advising:

Aerospace & Defence

BAE Systems on domestic and international transactions during the last five years, including the proposed disposal of their Platform Solutions business and an 8-month secondment to their M&A department focussing on the establishment of joint ventures in South-East Asia.

AgustaWestland on a number of corporate acquisitions and joint ventures, including on the acquisition of the Defence Aviation Repair Agency.

SelexGalileo on a number of ongoing matters.

The British Airways Pension Schemes, including on BA’s merger with Iberia, BA’s acquisition of BMI and BA’s proposed slot securitisation funding.

A major US defence manufacturer on a global joint venture with a European defence conglomerate.

A major US project management business on its activities in relation to the proposed outsourcing of DE&S, the UK’s defence procurement function.

A UK Tier 2 defence manufacturer on a joint venture with an Israeli defence company.


Toshiba / Westinghouse on a recent significant and strategic acquisition project.

Westinghouse on the creation of a uranium transport and fuel management joint venture.

Westinghouse on the restructuring of a joint venture in South Africa relating to pebble bed nuclear technology.

BAE Systems on the acquisition of a specialist nuclear engineering business.

Other sectors

DuPont on two multi-million pound biofuel joint ventures with BP and the disposal of a global technology joint venture.

Merrill Lynch International Infrastructure Fund on its bid for London City Airport.

Ferrovial on two bids for substantial UK infrastructure businesses.

Sunrise Senior Living on the US$1bn sale of a retirement home portfolio.

Verizon group over 10 years on various restructuring and transfer pricing matters.

H.J.Heinz group on corporate and restructuring matters throughout EMEA.



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