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Covington Advises MPS Global on Acquisition of the Talascend Group


LONDON, October 29, 2008 — MPS Global, LLC, a US-based provider of high-tech engineering, design and IT talent, has acquired UK-based Talascend Group. The Talascend business includes EPCglobal, an international engineering staffing company, which operates exclusively in the engineering and construction industries in the UK, the US, India and Abu Dhabi. Covington & Burling LLP advised MPS Global on the UK aspects of the transaction.

The Covington team was headed by London-based corporate partner Simon Amies and included associate James Baillieu and trainee Ben Sautelle-Smith (corporate), of counsel Guy Dingley and associate Ed Dearing (tax), and of counsel Peter Cooke and trainee Robin Wolfenden (employment).

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