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Jeantet advised donnelley financial solutions on its sale of language services providers

Yvon Dréano , Vincent Netter , Jean-Guillaume Follorou , Olivier Angotti , Charlotte Favaro , Alexandre Naudeau

Paris, 3rd August 2018 – French lawfirm Jeantet advised Donnelley Financial Solutions in connection with the sale of Donnelley Language Solutions (DLS) to SDL, a leader in global content management and language translation software and services, for approximately $77.5 million.

With a global presence on 4 continents, DLS offers a wide range of linguistic services that meet the expectations of the various actors of regulated activities such as finance, public sector, legal, corporate communication or life sciences. Its activities are based on thousands of professional linguists around the world.

The Jeantet team that advised on the transaction was led by Corporate-M&A partners Yvon Dréano and Vincent Netter, and included Tax partner Jean-Guillaume Follorou, Labour law partner Olivier Angotti, and Corporate-M&A associates Charlotte Favaro et Alexandre Naudeau.

DLA Piper acted as legal advisor to SDL plc. Sidley Austin provided advice to the seller on the English and American legal aspects of the transaction.