Shakespeare Martineau advises Europcar on acquisition of Brunel Group
Shakespeare Martineau advised the European leader in vehicle rental services, Europcar Group, on the acquisition of Brunel Group, a London-based ride-hailing business for an undisclosed sum.
The acquisition marks another step in Europcar’s strategy to build a broad-ranging mobility offering to its customers, providing a choice of travel solutions to meet the time and convenience requirements of each journey.
Law firm Shakespeare Martineau has worked with Europcar for many years on a range of legal matters. The team, led by Duncan James, drew on knowledge of both the client the sector and used it’s wealth of experience in M&A transactions to ensue they were able to support the buyers through the process.
Duncan James, partner commented: “This is one of many transactions undertaken by Europcar helping them achieve their growth ambitions. It strengthens their mobility offering to across a range of corporate markets, including investment banks, law, advisory firms and financial institutions. The transaction enables the company to make use of Brunel’s mobile application to further meet the needs of their ever mobile and technology savvy customer base.”