Waterfront has advised John McDougall and Matthew Phillips, the founders of Phillips McDougall, in relation to the sale of the company to Informa, a multinational publishing and events company, for an undisclosed sum. Phillips McDougall was founded in 1999 and is a leading provider of data, analysis and consultancy services to the agrochemical and crop protection industry.
The Waterfront team advising on this transaction was led by Matt Cunningham with support from Patrick Peake, Anthony Purvis and Katie Broadley.
Fusion Corporate Partners provided corporate finance advice to the sellers. Parisi Tax provided tax advice to the sellers.
Kemp Little provided legal advice to the buyer.