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Alex Potop

Alex Potop advises on cross-border mergers & acquisitions, venture capital and private equity transactions in the financial, technology, infrastructure and life sciences sectors. His experience also includes banking and insurance business transfers and large-scale reorganisations.
Bar admissionsSolicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales


  • Advising GoHenry Limited, a London-based fintech specialising in financial services for children, on its acquisition by US saving and investment company Acorns (undisclosed amount);
  • Advising Canaccord Genuity, an investment bank and financial services company, on the reverse takeover of Vertigrow Technology Ltd (Vertigrow), GBP80m;
  • Advising Preqin, a financial data analytics firm, on its acquisition of Colmore AG, a Swiss private markets technology business (undisclosed amount);
  • Advising General Electric on the spin-off of its health care business and subsequent launch of GE HealthCare Technologies Inc., a global leader in precision health care;
  • Advising London Stock Exchange Group on the acquisition of Refinitiv, a leading data and analytics company, USD27bn, restructuring and subsequent platform-related acquisitions;
  • Advising Paragon Banking Group, FTSE 250 leading mortgage provider, on acquisition of development finance provider Titlestone Property Finance and associated loan book, GBP274m;
  • English
  • Romanian
  • Cardozo School of Law, LLM, 2021
  • London School of Economics, LLM, 2017
  • American University, B.A., 2012