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WFW Bangkok advises Indelor on sale of lens manufacturing operations in Thailand

16 Jun 11

The Bangkok office of Watson, Farley & Williams (“WFW”), a leading international law firm, advised Indelor Lens (Thailand) Co Ltd, a prominent manufacturer of optical material and equipment on the sale of its lens manufacturing operations in Thailand to a US multi-national corporation based in Bangkok, Vision-Ease Lens (“VEL”). Indelor Lens (Thailand) Co Ltd is a subsidiary of the Spanish Indo Group.

VEL, a designer, manufacturer and distributor of ophthalmic lenses, purchased the 40,000 square foot plant built to European standards from Indelor to expand its ability to manufacture advanced technology and premium specialty cast resin products.

The transaction was led by Christopher Osborne, a senior lawyer in the Bangkok offices Corporate Group. He specialises in cross-border M&A, joint ventures and regulatory compliance.

Steven Burkill, head of WFW Bangkok comments: “This was a first rate transaction for our growing Bangkok corporate team and we are delighted to have provided this service to Indelor”


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Editors’ notes:

1. Watson, Farley & Williams is an international law firm with offices in London, New York, Paris, Hamburg, Munich, Rome, Milan, Madrid, Athens, Piraeus, Singapore and Bangkok. The firm currently has 321 lawyers and over 630 staff in total.

2. Watson, Farley & Williams is a leading international law firm providing services of high quality and value to clients throughout a range of industry sectors, with particular focus on: Finance & Investment, Maritime, Energy, Natural Resources, Transport, Real Estate and ICT. Lawyers from our international offices work as integrated teams to provide practical, commercially focused legal services. Our locations allow us sufficient geographical spread to be competitive in the global market and to provide consistently high quality legal services to our clients.

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