Leading offshore law firm Mourant Ozannes has advised FTSE100 group Schroders plc on its £424 million public takeover of Cazenove Capital Holdings Limited, implemented by means of a scheme of arrangement sanctioned by the Royal Court of Jersey.   

London Managing Partner Simon Felton, who led the Mourant Ozannes team commented:   "We are delighted to have been instructed to advise on such a high profile transaction. It is a further endorsement of the strength of our corporate team, particularly in relation to public takeovers and schemes of arrangement."

Mourant Ozannes worked closely with magic circle law firm Slaughter and May who acted as lead counsel to Schroders.   Simon was supported by Senior Associate Paul Martin and Associate Andrew Salisbury, who managed the corporate aspects of the transaction, Managing Associate Matt Shaxson who worked on regulatory aspects and Partner Mark Temple who represented Schroders in relation to the necessary applications to the Jersey Court.

Mourant Ozannes has advised on every public takeover involving a Jersey scheme of arrangement since 2010.

Schroders is the UK's largest listed asset management company. It is listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. Cazenove Capital provides wealth management and investment funds to a broad range of clients.