James Hutchens focuses his practice on corporate and securities matters with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and restructurings. 

    • GIC in connection with its investment in the Quantexa group.
    • Graham Partners on its acquisition of Taoglas Group Holdings Ltd., a global designer and manufacturer of advanced RF components solving complex connectivity problems in an array of IoT industries.
    • Brookfield on its majority investment in a €500 million joint venture to acquire, develop and manage logistics and industrial assets throughout Iberia.
    • One of the world's largest asset managers in connection with its Series B investment in a leading biopharmaceutical company.
    • One of the world's largest asset managers in connection with its Series E investment in one of Europe's leading mobility platforms.
    • Iconix Brand Group, Inc in connection with the acquisition of remaining interests in (i) Iconix Europe LLC, (ii) Iconix MENA Ltd and (iii) Iconix SE Asia Limited from GBG International Holding Company Limited (in administration).
    • One of the world's largest asset managers in connection with its Series D investment in a digital challenger bank.
    • GIC, as part of the investment group led by Fortress on the £6.3 billion offer for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC.
    • Iconix Brand Group, Inc. on the sale by one of its subsidiaries of certain IP rights relating to the Lee Cooper® brand in the Republic of India to a joint venture part-owned by Iconix.
    • One Equity Partners on the acquisition of BRUSH Group, a leading independent provider of equipment, services and solutions for electrical power generation and distribution.

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