DLA Piper Global Law Firm
Advised Ardian on the acquisition of the Solina Group, the European provider of food ingredient solutions, from IK Investment Partners and other minority shareholders.
Advised Baring Vostok, a top Russian private equity fund, in connection with a USD52 million purchase of a 40 percent stake in Itransition, a leading provider of software development product services.
Advised the management team of Bonhams on their investment alongside the purchaser - private equity fund, Epiris for GBP132 million.
Advised Scottish 'punk' brewery, BrewDog, on its GBP213 million sale of a 22.3% stake to US private equity firm TSG Consumer Partners.
Advised The Carlyle Group on the acquisition of Cap Vert Finance, a company engaged in maintaining, repairing, and operating fleets of servers, IT storage, and networking equipment for corporate clients.
Advised The Carlyle Group on the acquisition of Expereo Holding B.V., a global provider of (among others) dedicated and broadband internet, ethernet and virtual private networks to international carriers, cloud providers and integrators.
Advised The Carlyle Group on the sale of Marie International, a French manufacturer of orthopedic prosthetics, to IK Investment Partners.
Advised The Carlyle Group on the sale of vwd Vereinigte Wirtschaftsdienste to Infront.
Advised the management team of Circet on its EUR1 billion reinvestment alongside Advent. Circet group is the leading provider of services relating to telecoms infrastructures for telecoms operators in France.
Advised the management of Combell Group on the buy-out by Hg Capital from Waterland Private Equity.
Advised Connecture Inc., a Wisconsin-based provider of information systems used to create health insurance marketplaces, in its USD135 million take-private acquisition by its majority stockholder, Francisco Partners, a global, technology-focused private equity firm.
Advised the management team of CPA Global (both as sellers and in relation to their new equity terms) on its sale by private equity firm, Cinven, to Leonard Green & Partners for EUR2.4 billion.
Advised the management of Curaeos in respect of the sale of Curaeos by Bencis Capital Partners and management to EQT and the subsequent roll over by management.
Advised CVC Capital Partners on the acquisition of Deoleo, the world's largest producer of olive oil.
Advised CVC Capital Partners on the sale of Quironsalud, Spain's largest private healthcare group, to Fresenius SE, Europe's biggest publicly traded healthcare provider, for EUR5.8 billion.
Advised CVC Capital Partners on the disposal of R Cable Y Telecomunicaciones Galicia, S.A., the Spain-based company offering telephony, broadband/ internet, and multichannel thematic television solutions, to Euskaltel S.A. for EUR1.2 billion.
Advised Duke Street LLP on the secondary buy-out of TeamSport Holdings Limited for consideration of GBP42 million.
Advised Duke Street LLP on the GBP375 million acquisition of Voyage Healthcare Group from HgCapital and others.
Advised Duke Street LLP and Searchlight Capital Partners on the simultaneous acquisitions of Fork Rent Limited, a UK-based company that provides construction equipment rental services, from the Nicholls family and the acquisition of One Call Hire Limited, the UK-based company that provides construction equipment rental services, from the Fitzpatrick family.
Advised the management team of Element Materials Technology Group Limited, a portfolio company of 3i, on the disclosure process and the contractual negotiations in relation to its USD1 billion secondary buyout by Bridgepoint.
Advised Ergon Capital Partners on the acquisition of Looping Group, a leading operator of amusement parks in Europe, from H.I.G Capital.
Advised the management team of Exterion Media on its acquisition by Britain's largest radio group, Global.
Advised the management team of FNZ in relation to the sale by investors, H.I.G. Capital, to CDPQ and Generation Investment Management LLP.
Advised Fosun International on its acquisition of the French listed company, Club Mediterranee through a partnership with AXA Private Equity and the management of the company, for EUR557 million.
Advised in relation to the acquisition and investment into Grenade Holdings Limited by Lion Capital for GBP72 million.
Advised Haymaker Acquisition Corp. a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, in its USD948 million business combination with OneSpaWorld, a global provider of wellness products and services on cruise ships and in destination resorts around the world.
Advised the management of Helly Hansen on the sale of Helly Hansen Group AS by Teachers' Private Capital, the Canada-based private equity investment arm of Ontario Teachers Pension Plan, to Canadian Tire Corporation.
Advised H.I.G. Europe, the European arm of global private equity firm H.I.G. Capital, on the acquisition of Adelie Foods.
Advised on the sale of the Hillarys Blinds group by European Capital and management to trade buyer Hunter Douglas.
Advised the management team on the acquisition of Holland & Barrett by Letter One Retail for GBP1.8 billion.
Advised ICV Partners in its sale of SAFE Security to MA Northern California, Nevada and Utah, an affiliate of the MA motor club.
Advised Inflexion Private Equity Partners on the acquisition and investment into the Times Higher Education business.
Advised KKR % Co on its EUR320 million investment in Uralita, a leading multinational manufacturer of construction materials, headquartered in Spain.
Advised Lloyds Development Capital (LDC) on the secondary buyout of Synexus Clinical Research Limited from Lyceum Capital.
Advised Lloyds Development Capital (LDC) on the disposal of Nexinto Limited, a German-based provider of e-commerce hosting sourcing solutions.
Advised Lloyds Development Capital (LDC) and individual sellers on the sale of the entire issued share capital of Antler Limited to Endless.
Advised PAI Partners on the acquisition of Geriatros, a leading Spanish network of social care services for the elderly and people with intellectual disabilities.
Advised PAI Partners on the sale of Swissport to HNA Group Co., Ltd., a China-based company engaged in the provision of services in the air transportation, real estate, retailing, financial, tourism, logistics and other sectors.
Advised the management team in relation to the acquisition of Paysafe Plc by CVC and Blackstone for GBP3 billion.
Advised the management team of Portman Dental on the sale and reinvestment aspects of their acquisition by Core Equity for GBP310 million.
Advised QHotels in relation to the GBP525 million sale of the 26 hotel group.
Advised Rabo Investments on the acquisition of 40% participation in V&S Food specialist, by way of share deal.
Advised STG Partners on the acquisition of Visma Retail and Extenda.
Advised Sun European Partners, LLP on the acquisitions of Jacques Vert, Bonmarche and American Golf.
Advised the management of Tangerine Confectionery on its sale by Blackstone to Valeo Foods (backed by CapVest).
Advised the founders and management sellers on the sale and reinvestment in Third Bridge Group Limited to private equity investor IK Investment Partners.
Advised the management team of TMF Group, a global provider of compliance and administration services, on its acquisition by CVC Capital Partners from DH Private Equity Partners for a total consideration of EUR1.75 billion.
Advised the management of Wireless Logic Group on the sale and reinvestment from CVC to Montagu Private Equity.