Fox Williams LLP advises the shareholders of Woodhead Publishing Limited on its sale to Elsevier

August 14, 2013

Fox Williams LLP advises the shareholders of Woodhead Publishing Limited on its sale to Elsevier.

Woodhead Publishing Limited is an independent international publishing company publishing in the areas of Food Science, Technology & Nutrition, Materials and Engineering, Textile Technology, Energy and Environmental Technology, Finance, Commodities and Investment, Mathematics and Biomedicine.

Elsevier is the world’s leading provider of science and health information and serves more than 30 million scientists, students and health and information professionals worldwide. It is also a founding publisher of global programs that provide free or low-cost access to science and health information in the developing world.

Corporate Partner Peter Faber led the Fox Williams' team and was assisted by senior tax associate Jaspal Pachu, corporate associate Mary Elliott, employment senior associate Romella Manning-Brown and corporate trainee Janina Blossfeldt, Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP acted for Elsevier.

Corporate Partner, Peter Faber, comments: "We congratulate Martin and his team not only on this deal but also on their achievement in building Woodhead's sector-leading business over many years. Fox Williams' involvement is further testimony to the Firm's leading expertise in publishing deals and the breadth of our relationships in the sector".

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