Stephensons advises on major hospitality acquisition deal

Stephensons advises on major hospitality acquisition deal

Stephensons advised the award winning events management business AOK Events Limited on the purchase of the entire sale capital from one of the UK's leading corporate hospitality and event management companies, Cavendish Hospitality & Events.

As part of AOK Events’ ambitious growth and development plans the company is expanding its hospitality arm to create AOK Cavendish. This will create one of the UK’s largest hospitality agencies.

The new arm will sit alongside AOK Events’ two other core services, Bespoke Events and Venue Finding.

The deal was advised on by the corporate team at Stephensons. Support was given by the property team.

Jonathan Chadwick, Head of Commercial at Stephensons said: "We are delighted to have advised AOK on this acquisition and look forward to seeing the success and growth of the AOK Cavendish brand”.

Alex Hewitt from AOK Cavendish said: “We are extremely happy with the level of expertise and high quality of work provided by the corporate team at Stephensons. Our acquisition of Cavendish really propels our hospitality business forwards”.

In the past six months Stephensons’ corporate team has completed seven deals. Stephensons’ commercial litigation, real estate, employment and corporate teams assist businesses of all sizes on a wide array of legal matters.