Mark Evans

mark-evans

Mark Evans

Associate

London | 160 Queen Victoria Street, London, UK EC4V 4QQ
+44 20 7184 7384 | +44 20 7184 7001

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Mark Evans practices in the area of corporate law, with particular emphasis on private equity, fund acquisitions, restructuring, consensual work-outs, joint ventures, and public M&A.

Mr. Evans is recommended for private equity transactions in The Legal 500 UK, 2018 and 2017.

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Evans served as a senior associate at White & Case. His previous experience also includes serving as an associate at Kirkland & Ellis and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

Experience
  • ICTS International N.V. and ABC Technologies B.V. on the US$60 million equity investment by an affiliate of TPG Global into ABC, a subsidiary of ICTS and the owner of Au10tix Limited, a leader in the ID documentation and know-your-customer on-boarding automation software industry. The transaction valued Au10tix at US$260 million.
  • Ares and Natwest on their provision of financing support to Horizon Capital for the MBO of AgriBriefing.
  • One Equity Partners on the acquisition of the MERA group, a custom software developments services provider.
  • Further Global, a US private equity firm that makes investments in businesses within the financial services industry, on its successful £100 million take private of GBGI, the London listed holding company for the "The Global Benefits Group" which provides international benefits insurance globally through various subsidiary companies.
  • Ares Management Limited on the provision of a senior, PIK and equity financing package to refinance the Daisy Group’s existing financing arrangements and fund the buyout of certain investors in the Daisy Group.
  • Ares on the acquisition of HB Education Limited from Cox & Kings.
  • Astorg on its acquisition of IGM Resins from Arsenal Capital Partners.
  • Coveris Holdings S.A. (a portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners), on a €700 million sale of its Global Rigid packaging business to Lindsay Goldberg LLC.
  • Quilvest Private Equity on the acquisition of global specialist recruitment firm Phaidon International.
  • Endless/Brabant Alucast on the carve-out and sale of its Brabant Alucast Dutch and Italian businesses to Shiloh, Inc.
  • Itiviti Group (a portfolio company of Nordic Capital) on the acquisition of Ullink/Nyfix from HgCapital.
  • Shareholders of Albéa S.A. on the US$1.5 billion sale of Albéa S.A. to PAI Partners.
  • Mid Europa Partners on the acquisition of Danube Foods Group BV and Clates Holding BV.
  • Mid Europa Partners on the sale of the Norican Group to Altor Equity Partners.
  • Castik Capital on the take-private acquisition of Waterlogic plc.
  • Vista Equity Partners on the £2.1 billion take-private acquisition of Misys plc.
  • Arle Capital Partners on the acquisition of the Innovia Group.
  • The Corporate Executive Board Company on the acquisition of the SHL Group.
  • Francisco Partners on the acquisition of Kewill plc.
  • Francisco Partners on the acquisition of the B2B business of Buongiorno S.p.A.
  • New Mountain Capital LLC on the £260 million acquisition of Alexander Mann Solutions Limited.
  • Avis Corporation on the take-private acquisition of Avis Europe plc.
  • Prostrakan plc on its sale to Kyowa Hakka Kirin Co, Ltd.
  • Sinochem Corporation on the acquisition of Emerald Energy plc.

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

Education
  • Pembroke College, University of Oxford, B.A. in Jurisprudence, 2007
Admissions
  • England and Wales