• GIC, as part of the investment group led by Fortress on the £6.3 billion offer for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC.
    • Crown Holdings, Inc. on the sale of its European tinplate business to an affiliate of KPS Capital Partners, LP for €2.25 billion.
    • Mid Europa Partners on the acquisition of Pigu and the combination of Pigu and Hobby Hall Group.
    • Blackstone Credit (formerly GSO Capital Partners) on the acquisition of Co-operative Group’s general insurance business by GSO, TwinFocus and Markerstudy Group.
    • Bank Audi on the sale of it’s Egyptian subsidiary to First Abu Dhabi Bank.
    • Cerberus Capital Management on the sale of Covis Pharma to Apollo Global Management.
    • GIC in the US$27 billion sale of Refinitiv by a consortium (consisting of Blackstone, an affiliate of GIC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Thomson Reuters) to London Stock Exchange Group plc.
    • AGC Equity Partners on its sale of 25 Canada Square (the Citi Tower, Canary Wharf).
    • Mid Europa Partners on the acquisition of Mlinar, a leading bakery retail and wholesale business in Croatia.
    • Further Global, on the £100 million take-private of GBGI The Global Benefits Group.
    • 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.
    • Sun European Partners and other shareholders on the US$1.5 billion sale of Albéa S.A. to PAI Partners.
    • Sun European Partners on its acquisition of NextPharma from DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, and its sale of NextPharma to CapVest.
    • Major shareholders of IVG on the €3.3 billion sale of OfficeFirst to Blackstone.
    • Accel-KKR on its acquisition of Smart Communications.
    • MidOcean Partners on its US$1.56 billion sale of Penton to Informa plc.
    • Pollen Street Capital on its sale of Erno Laszlo to CITIC Group.
    • Baxalta Inc. on its US$32 billion merger with Shire PLC.
    • Sun European Partners on its acquistion of Finlays Horticulture from John Swire & Sons.
    • Victory Park Capital on the IPO of VPC Specialty Lending Investments PLC on the London Stock Exchange.
    • Sycamore Partners on its sale of Kurt Geiger to Cinven.
    • Tetragon Financial Group Limited on its acquisition of Equitix from Cabot Square Capital.
    • Real Consulting on the takeover of Incadea plc by DealerTrack Holdings, Inc.
    • Veronis Suhler Stevenson and Trilantic Partners on their sale of Clarion Events to Providence Equity Partners.
    • Sun European Partners on its €400 million disposal of DBApparel to Hanesbrands Inc.
    • Sun European Partners on its acquisition of Robertshaw (formerly Invensys Appliance division) from Schneider Electric SE.
    • Sun Capital on the formation of Coveris, the world’s sixth largest plastic packaging company.
    • Sun European Partners on its acquisition of the assets and business of Dreams plc by way of pre-pack administration.
    • 3G Capital on the London listing of Burger King via its part sale of the London listed cash shell, Justice Holdings Limited.
    • Albéa, a global cosmetics packaging company, on its US$459 million acquisition of Rexam plc’s personal care, cosmetics division.
    • Abry Partners on its £715 million sale of Sentrum to Digital Realty Trust, Inc.
    • Sun Capital Partners on its acquisition of Dutch clothing brand, Scotch & Soda.
    • Vestar Capital on the £382 million IPO of AZ Electronic Materials on the London Stock Exchange.
    • Sun European Partners on its acquisition of the Alcan Beauty Packaging business from Rio Tinto plc.
    • Golden Gate Capital on the disposal of its investment in London listed software company, Micro Focus International plc by way of various block trades.
    • Cartesian Capital Group on its investment in AIM-traded SPAC, Cross Shore Acquisition Corporation as part of that company's acquisition of Research Pharmaceutical Services Inc.
    • Bain Capital on its US$3.5 billion take-private of retailer Edgars Consolidated Stores Limited.
    • Providence Equity Partners on the £1.46 billion acquisition of the 'Phones 4U' retailer, Caudwell Holdings Limited.
    • Evolvence India Holdings Plc on its US$65 million institutional placing and admission to the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.
    • Golden Gate Capital and Extensity Sarl on the £232 million take-private of a UK software company.

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

    • University of KwaZulu-Natal, B.A. (Hons), 1992
    • University of KwaZulu-Natal, LL.B., 1994
    • The University of Nottingham, LL.M., International Commercial Law, 1996, Distinction
    • England and Wales
    • South Africa
    • View from the PE Firms: The Current Market for Financing Private Equity Transactions — 2021 Permanent & Private Capital Summit, Virtual Conference (June 2-3, 2021)
    • London School of Economics - Alternative Investments Conference — London Marriott Hotel, (February 3-4, 2020)
    • Markets Group - Private Equity Europe Forum 2019 —  London, (September 5, 2019)
    • International Private Equity — Wharton Private Equity & Venture Capital 2018 Conference - New York, NY (March 16, 2018)

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