Freshfields and Latham among advisers on €7bn EQT-backed hearing aid company merger

Freshfields leads for EQT and Sivantos on tie-up with Denmark's Widex

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Latham & Watkins have advised on the €7bn (£6.1bn) merger of hearing-aid makers Sivantos and Widex.

The merger, announced on Wednesday (16 May), will create the third-largest supplier of hearing aids in the world, behind Sonova and William Demant.

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