• Polar Capital Holdings Plc on the acquisition of 100% of the issued share capital of Dalton Capital (Holdings) Limited, the parent company of Dalton Strategic Partnership LLP.
    • Gravis Capital Management Limited on the sale of a 70% equity stake to ORIX Corporation.
    • Affiliates of Further Global Capital Management, L.P. on the acquisition of AA Ireland Limited.
    • Corimar Asset Management Fund LP on the sale of certain business assets of Frobisher Capital Limited to Wren Sterling.
    • Seamus Lynch on its sale of a majority stake in Chill Insurance Group to Livingbridge.
    • Investcorp, a leading global manager of alternative investments, and Tages, a leading European alternative asset management firm, in connection with a 50/50 joint venture and contribution of their subsequent merger of the Absolute Return businesses to create Investcorp-Tages Limited.
    • TRS Group (UK) Limited, a family owned food business, on the sale of (i) TRS Wholesale Co. Limited (ii) TRS Cash & Carry Limited and (iii) TRS International Foods Limited to Cricket Bidco Limited, a subsidiary of a fund managed by Exponent Private Equity LLP.
    • Chrysaor Limited on its US$3.8 billion acquisition, by way of an auction process, of a package of assets in the UK North Sea from Shell UK Limited and its affiliates.
    • Hunt Companies Inc, a leading U.S. real estate company active in public-private partnership initiatives, on the acquisition of a 50% economic interest in the Amber Infrastructure Group.
    • Bravofly Rumbo Group N.V. (SIX: BRG) on its binding offer to acquire lastminute.com from Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR).
    • Legg Mason, Inc., an American-based global asset management firm, on its acquisition of Martin Currie (Holdings) Limited, an active international equity specialist based in the United Kingdom.
    • Legg Mason, Inc. and its subsidiary, Permal Group Ltd., in the acquisition by Permal from BNP Investment Partners of the issued share capital of Fauchier Partners Management Limited, a European-based manager of fund of hedge funds.
    • Northill Capital on its acquisition of a majority interest in Longview Partners, a specialist asset management firm that manages investments of US$19.5 billion.
    • Berwind Corporation in its acquisition of the Public Safety Equipment Group. 
    • Tages Capital on the merger of its fund of hedge funds business with La Française’s fund of hedge funds portfolio to form a US$3 billion hedge fund portfolio. 
    • Tilda Limited and its shareholders on the sale of Tilda to The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. 
    • Chrysaor Limited on the sale of a 60% interest in a major UK oilfield to Premier Oil UK Limited. 
    • Barclays Natural Resources Investments on the US$100 million incorporation and financing of Kazakhstan’s Hyrcanian Resources Ltd. and the US$130 million incorporation and financing of Colombia’s PetroGranada Ltd.
    • Cinven on its acquisition of NCP, and subsequent disposal to 3i, valued in excess of £600 million.
    • Acquisition by ICG, in a “sponsor-less” private equity deal, of Marken, which provides logistics to the biopharmaceutical industry, valued at £430 million.
    • Blackstone on its acquisition of Center Parcs’ real estate interests from Royal Bank of Scotland and others, valued in excess of £800 million.
    • Blackstone on its €375 million acquisition of Legoland Parks.
    • Terra Firma on its acquisition of Odeon and UCI Cinemas, valued together at £580 million.
    • Barclays Bank and Barclays Private Equity on its £130 million sale of edotech, a provider of business support and outsourcing, to Astron.
    • Cinven, Princes Gate and LGV on the acquisition of Unique Pubs, and subsequent disposal (valued at £2.3 billion) to Enterprise Inns.
    • Rothschild and NHP plc on the takeover of NHP by Four Seasons (backed by Blackstone), valued in excess of £560 million.
    • Development capital investment (in excess of £100 million) by Barclays Capital, funds managed by Natural Gas Partners and management in Chrysaor and subsequent acquisitions by Chrysaor.
    • Incorporation of, several acquisitions by and (equity and debt) fund-raisings for CH4 Energy (backed by 3i and TCW); and subsequent sale of CH4 Energy to Venture Production for in excess of €220 million.

    Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

    • Nottingham Law School, LL.B.
    • England and Wales
    • Recent Developments in PE - Structures and Exits — LSE Alternative Investments Conference, London (January 18, 2016)