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4 October 20191 minute read

DLA Piper advises Rolls-Royce in agreement to sell North American civil nuclear services businesses to Westinghouse Electric Company

DLA Piper represented Rolls-Royce in its agreement to sell the company's North American civil nuclear services businesses to Westinghouse Electric Company.

The sale comprises civil nuclear services businesses in the United States and Canada along with sites at Mondragon, France, and Gateshead, UK, which are currently part of Rolls-Royce's Power Systems business unit.

The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2020.

The DLA Piper team representing Rolls-Royce was led by partner Andrew Weil and of counsel Sameer Ghaznavi (both Chicago) in the US and Charles Cook and Suzanne Doogan (both Birmingham) in the UK. Others who worked on the deal included partners Thomas Geraghty, Ryan Vann and Rich Ashley (all Chicago), Russel Drew, Catherine Pawluch, Kevin Fritz and Michael Richards (all Toronto), Nathaniel McKitterick and Victoria Lee (both Silicon Valley), Bijan Eghbal (Paris), Alexandra Kamerling (London), Clare Gregory (Sheffield), Claire Bell (Manchester), Andrea Chambers (Washington, DC) and Paolo Morante (New York); of counsel Nia Brown (Washington, DC); and associates Kyle Stearns, Karun Ahuja, Jason Veit and Charles Cao (all Chicago), Nick Hinton and Sophie Murtough (both Birmingham), Marie Durand-Gasselin and Antoine Boubazine (both Paris) and Martin Strom (London).