Sidley advised TowerBrook Capital Partners on its acquisition of CarTrawler, a leading provider of car rental and mobility solutions to the global travel industry. This investment will help drive CarTrawler’s next stage of growth, as the company strengthens its balance sheet during this period of unprecedented disruption to the global travel market. CarTrawler was previously backed by BC Partners. The acquisition is subject to antitrust and regulatory approvals.
Sidley’s team was led by London partners Mark Knight, Jifree Cader (Restructuring), Bryan Robson, James Crooks (Global Finance), Michelle Tong, Christian Iwasko and Erik C. Dahl (Private Equity). The team also included partners Oliver Currall (Tax, London), Patrick J. Harrison (Antitrust/Competition, London), Karen Kazmerzak (Antitrust/Competition, Washington, D.C.), Martin Membery (Insurance, London), Rachpal K. Thind (Banking and Financial Services, London), counsel Rosanna Connolly (Antitrust/Competition, London), senior associates William Gwyn (Global Finance, London), Jason Menzies (Tax, London), and associates Martin Michalski (Global Finance, New York), Nils Gravenhorst (Global Finance, London), Hui Zhen Gan (Private Equity, London), Luke Mason (Restructuring, London), Oliver Rosshandler (Tax, London), Jakob Dewispelaere (Antitrust/Competition, Brussels), Jamie M. Sadler (Antitrust/Competition, Washington, D.C.), Ellen Thomson (Antitrust/Competition, London), Tom Hunter (Banking and Financial Services, London) and Colin Vo Kavanaugh (Global Finance, London).