Linklaters, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson and Dickson Minto are leading on a £1.8 billion ($2.4 billion) sale of UK. management consultancy PA Consulting Group by private equity firm the Carlyle Group.

Dallas-headquartered technical professional services firm Jacobs Engineering Group announced it has acquired Carlyle’s 65% stake in the business. The remaining 35% stake will continue to be held by PA Consulting employees.