Advised TT International, a leading independent asset management firm focused on managing high alpha, high conviction active management strategies for institutional investors, on its sale to Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.
Ladbrokes Coral Group PLC
Advised Ladbrokes Coral Group PLC, a leading multi-channel sports betting and gaming company, on a recommended offer from GVC Holdings PLC, a multi-national online sports betting and gaming company
London & Country Mortgages Limited (“L&C”)
Advised Experian plc, the world’s leading global information services company, in connection with the acquisition of a 25% stake in L&C, the UK’s largest fee free mortgage adviser
Wells Fargo Share Registration & Service business
Advised Equiniti Group plc, a UK based specialist technology outsourcer providing non-discretionary payment and administration services, on the acquisition of Wells Fargo's Shareowner Services business, and acted as joint sponsor to Equiniti's associated £122 million rights issue
Equity stake in Bupa Arabia
Advised Bupa, a leading international healthcare group, on the increase of its stake in Bupa Arabia, one of the largest health insurance providers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Advised LCH.Clearnet Group Limited, a leading multi-asset class European clearing house, on a sale of LCH.Clearnet SA, its French-regulated operating subsidiary, to Euronext N.V. that was ultimately terminated
Equinix Data Center Assets
Advised Digital Realty Trust, the world's largest wholesale colocation services and data center solutions provider, on its acquisition of a portfolio of eight carrier-neutral European data centers from Equinix
Gala Coral Limited
Advised Ladbrokes plc, a leading UK betting and gaming company, on the recommended all-share merger with certain businesses of Gala Coral Limited, including Coral Retail, Eurobet Retail and Gala Coral Online
TUI Travel Plc
Advised TUI AG on the merger with TUI Travel Plc creating the world’s number one integrated leisure tourism business (+Transaction value represents enterprise value of combined entity)
Frank Russell Company
Advised LSEG on the proposed acquisition of Frank Russell Company, the number one provider of benchmarks to US-focused equity funds and a leading provider of multi-asset class investment solutions, from Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, including acting as Joint Sponsor to LSEG on its $1.6 billion rights issue
Firth Rixson Limited
Advised Alcoa Inc. on the acquisition of Firth Rixson Limited, a leading provider of highly engineered rings, industrial forgings and specialized metal products primarily to the aerospace industry
Residential property portfolio of Grainger plc
Advised Grainger plc on the sale of a portfolio of 1,203 residential home reversion properties located across the UK to Clifden Holdings Limited
Investments of AP Alternative Assets, L.P.
Advised the Special Committee of the Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of Athene Holding Ltd. in connection with the purchase of non-cash investment assets of AP Alternative Assets L.P.
Advised Virgin Money, a financial services provider, on the acquisition of Northern Rock, a UK retail mortgage and savings bank, from UK Financial Investments Ltd, which manages the UK Government’s investments in financial institutions
Advised Minerva plc, a property investment and development company, on a recommended offer from a consortium consisting of AREA Property Partners and Delancey Real Estate Asset Management
Centrebet International Limited
Advised Centrebet International, a leading International online wagering and gaming operator on the recommended cash offer by Sportingbet plc
Close Brothers Cayman Limited
Advised Close Brothers plc, an independent financial services group, on the sale of its Cayman based offshore business to Intertrust Group Holdings SA
Money Controls (subsidiary of Coin Acceptors, Inc.)
Advised Coin Acceptors, Inc. (“CoinCo”), a privately-owned US-based manufacturer of payment solutions for the automated point-of-sale industry, on the sale of its UK-based Money Controls subsidiary to Crane Co., a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products
Camelot Group plc
Advised the shareholders of Camelot – Cadbury, De La Rue, Fujitsu, Royal Mail and Thales – on the sale of their shareholdings in Camelot, the operator of the UK National Lottery, to Ontario Teachers’ Pensions Plan
Advised Minerva plc, a UK real estate development company, on its successful defence following an unsolicited offer from KiFin Limited, a company that makes investments for the benefit of Mr Nathan Kirsh
Acted as Joint Financial Adviser to Ladbrokes plc, a leading UK based betting and gaming company, on its rights issue
Close Brothers Corporate Finance Holdings Ltd.
Advised Close Brothers Group plc, an independent financial services group, on the sale of its corporate finance subsidiary to Daiwa Securities SMBC Europe Ltd.
Advised Lonmin plc, a major producer of Platinum Group Metals, regarding an unsolicited pre-conditional offer for the company by Xstrata plc, a global diversified mining company
Advised NewSmith Capital, an independent investment management group, on a strategic agreement with UniCredit whereby UniCredit will acquire NewSmith’s Financial Products credit advisory business, assume a 5% stake in NewSmith Capital and become an investor in NewSmith funds
Advised Foseco plc, a provider of consumables to the Foundry and Steel industries, on a recommended cash offer from Cookson Group plc