Macfarlanes advises Bidvest Noonan on acquisition of Cordant Services

02 June 2021

Macfarlanes has advised Dublin-based commercial security, cleaning and support services company, Bidvest Noonan, on an agreement that will see facilities management company Cordant Services join its group.

The acquisition is the company’s fourth in 2021 and will bring the total number of employees to more than 27,000 and annual revenues beyond £700m.

The Macfarlanes team was led by corporate and M&A partner Simon Perry with assistance from solicitor Cristina Leon Barbadillo.

The team also included finance partner Malcolm Hitching and solicitor Duaa Abbas, competition partner Malcolm Walton and solicitor Matthew Jones, commercial partner Will Hedges alongside solicitor Mark Cusack, real estate partner Tom Pedder and senior solicitors Rachael Ashton and Alicia Hickman, employment partner Hayley Robinson and senior solicitor India Townsend, pensions senior counsel Sheamal Samarasekera, solicitor Rhiannon Barnsley and tax and reward solicitor Tom Barr.

Simon Perry comments: “We are delighted to have advised Bidvest Noonan on this acquisition which will expand the company’s footprint and expertise within the UK.”