Kenny MacLeod


Kenny MacLeod


London | 160 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4QQ
+44 20 7184 7685 | +44 20 7184 7001

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Kenny MacLeod focuses his practice on corporate and securities matters with an emphasis on corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions, fundraisings, public offerings, and reorganisations.

Mr. MacLeod trained at Dechert and was admitted as a solicitor in 2015.


Significant Representations

  • Prexton Therapeutics B.V. and its selling shareholders, including M Ventures, in its sale to global pharmaceutical company H. Lundbeck A/S for up to €905 million.
  • The shareholders on the sale of Stat-Dx, a privately owned Spanish diagnostics company, to QIAGEN N.V., for US$191 million (including milestones).
  • CIT Group Inc. on the sale of its Paris-based European rail leasing subsidiary group Nacco to German-based VTG Aktiengesellschaft for US$1.05 billion.
  • Bicycle Therapeutics Limited on its £40 million Series B equity financing round, led by Vertex Global Fund I alongside Cambridge Innovation Capital and Longwood Fund, with existing investors including Novartis Venture Fund, SR One and SVLS also participating in the round.
  • Ares on the provision of their financing package in support of Midlothian Capital Partners to acquire Park Leisure.
  • Magyar Telecom B.V. on the sale of its holding in the Invitel Group to the China CEE Investment Co-operation Fund.
  • The selling shareholders in Ziarco Group Limited in connection with the sale of the company to Novartis.
  • Mid Europa Partners on the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Profi Rom Food S.R.L from Enterprise Investors.
  • XO1 Limited on its sale to Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (an affiliate of Johnson & Johnson).  XO1 is a UK-based company developing Ichorcumab, a novel anticoagulant to treat Thrombosis.
  • 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.
  • Assisted with the development of World Compass, Dechert’s web-based subscription service that offers investment firms access to marketing and distribution guidance in over 100 jurisdictions worldwide.
  • Highland Capital Partners, Index Ventures, HarbourVest Partners and Insight Venture Partners, as the principal investors in Photobox Group, on its announced £400m acquisition (subject to conditions) by Exponent Private Equity and Electra Partners.
  • King’s College London, LL.B., 2011, first class honours
  • King’s College London, LL.M., International Business and Commercial Law, 2012, passed with merit
  • The University of Law, Legal Practice Course, 2013, passed with distinction
  • England and Wales