Magic circle duo win lead roles on Informa’s £9bn UBM takeover bid

Talks come after two companies first explored a merger a decade ago

Clifford Chance (CC) and Linklaters have won roles to advise on Informa’s proposed acquisition of UBM, a deal set to create a media giant with a combined value of more than £9bn.

CC London corporate partners Katherine Moir and Steven Fox are leading the firm’s team advising FTSE 100 events and publishing company Informa, while Linklaters is advising FTSE 250 events and marketing business UBM.

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