Richard Murdoch focuses his practice on corporate law and is experienced in dealing with a wide range of company law matters, with a particular emphasis on domestic and cross-border M&A, venture capital and private equity transactions.

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Murdoch was a corporate solicitor at a Tier 1 ranked Scottish law firm. 

    • Baring Asset Management Limited on its provision of funding to support the acquisition of the CitNOW Group by Livingbridge Private Equity alongside the reinvestment by Tenzing Private Equity.
    • Davies Group Limited (a portfolio company of BC Partners), on the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Worksmart Limited, a leading supplier of regulatory technology for people and process management in the UK.
    • One of the world's largest asset managers in connection with its Series E investment in one of Europe's leading mobility platforms.
    • Further Global in connection with the acquisition of a majority stake of Progeny, a leading professional advisory platform.
    • Accel-KKR on its significant growth investment in Kimble Applications Limited.
    • AF Eagle/All4Golf, funds held by Afinum management GmbH, on the acquisition of online golf retailer Clubhouse Golf.
    • ECS Group on the sale of ECS Digital, ECS Europe and ECS Global to GlobalLogic Inc.
    • ECS Group on the sale of ECS Security to Livingbridge.
    • The management team of Emergency One UK, the UK’s leading manufacturer of fire and rescue vehicles, on their MBO, with the support of Bank of Scotland.
    • Frostkrone Food Group, a portfolio company of EMERAM Capital Partners, on the acquisition of Innovate Foods.
    • Frostkrone Food Group, a portfolio company of EMERAM Capital Partners, on the acquisition of Abergavenny Fine Foods.
    • Mirador Analytics on its partnership with Datavant to offer streamlined HIPAA certification services and remediation tools.
    • Old College Capital LP on its early-stage growth investments in technology and life-science focused companies.
    • Scottish Investment Bank on the provision of a financing package for the MBO of Arjowiggins Creative Papers.
    • Scottish Investment Bank on the sale of Sirakoss Limited to OssDsign.
    • Six By Nico in connection with an equity investment and related shareholder arrangements.
    • Tiger Infrastructure Partners on the acquisition of Forsa Energy’s distributed flexible power generation platform.

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