HSF advises Uber on its acquisition of Car Next Door

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Uber on its acquisition of Car Next Door, an Australian peer-to-peer car-sharing platform.

The Herbert Smith Freehills team was led by partners Malika Chandrasegaran (M&A) and Kwok Tang (TMT), and included Executive Counsel James Shirbin and solicitors Thomas Gooch, Sunny Li, Raymond Sun and Ellen O’Rourke, as well as lawyers across Herbert Smith Freehills’ Sydney and Singapore offices, and associated tax practice Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills, led by partner Toby Eggleston.

Malika Chandrasegaran said, “It has been a delight and privilege to assist the Uber team on this strategic transaction, which will add Car Next Door to Uber’s suite of products in Australia. We congratulate the Uber and Car Next Door teams, and look forward to their continued success and collaboration.”

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