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Advised Eaton Corporation on its $11.8 billion acquisition of Cooper Industries plc

AUTHOR(S): John Ryan, Patrick Spicer, Shane Hogan, Mark O’Sullivan, Pat English
PRACTICE AREA GROUP: Tax, Corporate
DATE: 30.11.2012

Matheson, lawyers of choice for international companies and financial institutions doing business in and through Ireland, advised Eaton Corporation on its $11.8 billion acquisition of Cooper Industries plc.

The transaction, which was approved by the boards of both companies, closed at the end of November 2012.

Eaton Corporation is a US-based power management company, while Cooper Industries is an Irish-headquartered electrical equipment supplier.

Under the terms of the agreement, a global power management company, to be named Eaton Corporation, will be incorporated in Ireland.

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