Walkers Acts on $1 billion Didi Chuxing and 99 Taxis Transaction

Walkers' BVI and Cayman Islands offices advised Didi Chuxing, the ride-sharing giant of China, on the BVI and Cayman elements of its highly-publicised US$1 billion acquisition of 99 Taxis. 99 Taxis is a leading ride-sharing app in Brazil.

Walkers was instructed by Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and led by corporate partner Jason Allison with assistance from Christopher Brett Young (Cayman) and senior counsel Nick Egan (BVI). IDR partner Rupert Bell and associate Chris Keefe assisted on potential litigation aspects.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
Nick EganSenior CounselT +1 284 852 2224nick.egan@walkersglobal.com

CAYMAN ISLANDS
Jason AllisonPartnerT +1 345 914 6358jason.allison@walkersglobal.com
Rupert BellPartnerT +1 345 914 4203rupert.bell@walkersglobal.com
Christopher Brett-YoungAssociateT +1 345 814 4598 christopher.brettyoung@walkersglobal.com
Chris KeefeAssociateT +1 345 814 4574 chris.keefe@walkersglobal.com