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Andrew Harrow works on a wide range of transactions and has experience of joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, disposals, reorganisations, privatisations, IPOs and fundraisings for listed and private companies both in the UK and internationally as well as general corporate matters.

Mr. Harrow trained with the firm, qualifying as a solicitor in 2002.  

Significant Representations

  • AIM-listed ACM Shipping Group plc in connection with its £150 million recommended merger with Braemar Shipping Services plc (a company listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange) effected by way of Scheme of Arrangement.
  • Tilda Limited, a leading Basmati and specialty rice products company, and its shareholders on the sale of Tilda to The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAIN), a leading organic and natural products company.
  • The shareholders (Index Ventures, Greylock Partners, Redpoint Ventures, SM Trust and Vitruvian Partners) and management of leading online takeaway service JustEat on the IPO of 10% of the business via the London Stock Exchange’s new high growth platform.
  • Shore Capital & Corporate Limited and Shore Capital Stockbrokers Limited in connection with the admission of SafeCharge International Group Limited to AIM and its related placing of ordinary shares raising $125 million. SafeCharge, which has a market capitalization of approximately $400 million at the placing price, is an international provider of payments services, risk management and IT solutions for online businesses. It is majority owned by Israeli entrepreneur Teddy Sagi.
  • Spark Advisory Partners Limited, as nominated adviser, and WH Ireland Limited and Whitman Howard Limited, as joint brokers, on the admission to trading on AIM of IMIMobile plc, a leading global technology company providing software and services which help businesses capitalize on the growth in mobile communications, with a market capitalization of approximately £56.7 million.
  • ProFibrix B.V. in connection with its sale to NASDAQ-listed The Medicines Company.
  • NYSE-listed FMC Corporation in its acquisition of Phytone Ltd., a natural colours producer based in the United Kingdom.
  • PhotoBox, Europe’s largest online photo processing service, on its £120 million acquisition of Moonpig.com Limited and related group reorganisation, debt and equity financing.
  • Auven Therapeutics on its acquisition of Spirogen and the subsequent sale of Spirogen to Medimmune/AstraZeneca.
  • The Mohamed Al Fayed family trust in connection with the sale of Fulham Football Club to Shahid Khan, the CEO of Flex-N-Gate Group and owner of the NFL team, the Jacksonville Jaguars.
  • Insurecom (Bermuda) Limited, on the sale to Applied Systems, Inc. of its UK software and connectivity solutions business which serves the UK insurance industry.
  • Liberty plc and its majority shareholder MWB Group Holdings plc in connection with its £71.5million takeover by BlueGem Capital Partners LLP.
  • ACM Shipping Group plc in connection with its acquisition of an Australian ship broking company and various joint venture arrangements in the United Kingdom, India, China and Singapore.
  • The Republic of Serbia and Nomura, as financial advisor, on the privatisation of Vojvodjanska Banka Novi Sad and its €385 million sale to The National Bank of Greece.
  • Aragata Holdings Limited on the sale of a 50% interest (and related joint venture) in the Port of Rostock to Babcock and Brown Infrastructure and subsequent sale of the remaining 50% to Euroports.
  • The Crown Estate in connection with its £680 million joint venture with British Land Co. plc.
  • Pitney Bowes Inc. in connection with its $41 million acquisition of a UK software company.
  • CRC Industries Inc. in connection with its acquisition of the assets of a UK chemicals business.
  • The Shareholders of Harman, Wicks & Swayne Limited in connection with the sale of HWS Holdings Limited to Jardine Lloyd Thompson.
  • Altima Partners, as sponsor, and Campos Verdes Ltd. on its $613.2 million business combination with El Tejar SAACEI to form El Tejar Limited, one of the leading agribusinesses in Latin America.
  • Capital Z Partners LP in connection with its acquisition from 3i plc of its interest in Jelf Group plc and associated subscription for new shares in Jelf Group plc.
  • The management team of Blue Ocean Associates in connection with their management buy out backed by Ion Private Equity.
  • Nomura Code Securities in relation to Silence Therapeutic plc’s merger with Intradigm Corporation and its placing and offer for a subscription of shares.

Education

St. John’s College, Oxford, B.A., Geography
Nottingham Law School, LL.M., 1998
Nottingham Law School, LPC, 1999

Bar Admissions/Qualifications

England and Wales