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Commercial 2008

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SubmissionAdvising Boots pension fund trustees on the acquisition and takeover of private equity fund KKR.
Originality7
Rationale6
Impact7
Total20
DescriptionEstablished for the first time the pension trustees' right to appear at the court hearing for the Scheme of Arrangement. The firm secured a positive outcome for the 66,000 Boots pension-holders. They have a £600m safety net and their pensions are guaranteed.