Professional Experience
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Lion Capital LLP Acquisition of American Safety Razor Company Advised Lion Capital in connection with its $625 million acquisition of American Safety Razor Company Inc. from J.W. Childs Associates.
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Lion Capital LLP Acquisition of Kettle Foods, Inc. Advised Lion Capital LLP in its acquisition of Kettle Foods, Inc., a snack food manufacturer.
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Lion Capital LLP Acquisition of Nidan Soki OAO Representing affiliates of Lion Capital LLP in the acquisition of Nidan Soki OAO.
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Olympus Corp. Acquisition of Gyrus Group plc Represented Olympus Corp. in the £935 million public acquisition of Gyrus Group plc.
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GlobeOp Financial Services S.A. Initial Public Offering by GlobeOp Financial Services S.A. Represented GlobeOp Financial Services S.A. in its initial public offering.
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Houghton Mifflin Riverdeep Group plc Acquisition of Harcourt US Schools Education Business Advised Houghton Mifflin Riverdeep Group plc in connection with its $4 billion acquisition of the Harcourt US Schools Education business of Reed Elsevier Group plc.
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Baltic-American Enterprise Fund Sale of AmCredit Representing Baltic-American Enterprise Fund in the sale of AmCredit to Allied Irish Banks.
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Orangina SA (Lion Capital LLP; Blackstone Group Holdings LLC) Acquisition of Rosinka Represented Orangina SA (Lion Capital LLP and Blackstone Group Holdings LLC) in the acquisition of Rosinka.
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Lion Capital LLP Acquisition of Vaasan & Vaasan Group Advised Lion Capital in connection with its acquisition of Finland-based branded bakery products group Vaasan & Vaasan.
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Terra Firma Capital Partners Limited Take Private Acquisition of EMI Group plc Advised Terra Firma Capital Partners Limited in connection with its £3.2 billion take private acquisition of EMI Group.
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HM Rivergroup plc Acquisition of Houghton Mifflin Company Advised HM Rivergroup plc in connection with its $5 billion acquisition of Houghton Mifflin Company (a portfolio company of The Blackstone Group, Bain Capital and THL Partners).
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Lion Capital LLP Sale of Materne Advised Lion Capital Partners LLP in the sale of Materne, a leading French manufacturer of compote, jams, and industrial preserves, to Activa Capital.
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Premier Foods plc Acquisition of Campbell Soup Company Represented Premier Foods plc in its $845 million acquisition of Campbell Soup Company.
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HM Capital Partners LLC Sale of Aster City Cable Represented HM Capital Partners LLC in its €412 million sale of Polish Media company Aster City Cable. more
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Lion Capital LLP; Blackstone Group International Acquisition of the European Beverages Division of Cadbury Schweppes plc Represented Blackstone Group International and Lion Capital LLP in the acquisition of the European beverages division of Cadbury Schweppes plc. more
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Bridgepoint Capital Ltd. Acquisition of Environmental Resources Management Group, Inc. Advised Bridgepoint Capital Ltd. in the £305 million acquisition of Environmental Resources Management Group, Inc. from 3i Group plc, Intermediate Capital Group plc and ERM management.
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Premier Foods plc Sale of the Tea Business of Premier Foods plc Represented Premier Foods plc in the sale of its Tea Business to Apeejay International Tea Limited, a subsidiary of the Apeejay Surrendra Group. more
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Candover Investments plc Acquisition of the High Technology Optics division of Thales S.A. Advised Candover Investments plc in connection with its €220 million acquisition of the High Technology Optics division of Thales S.A. more
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Access Industries Inc. Acquisition of Basell Polyolefins Represented a consortium led by Access Industries Inc. in the €4.4 billion acquisition of Basell Polyolefins, a 50-50 joint venture owned by Royal Dutch/Shell Group and BASF. more
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Summit Partners Acquisition of Actix Limited Advised Summit Partners on its acquisition of Actix Limited.
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Fortress Investment Group LLC; Cerberus Capital Management LP Acquisition of BoxClever Technology Ltd. Represented Fortress Investment Group LLC and Cerberus Capital Management LP on the acquisition of BoxClever Technology Ltd. from WestLB.
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Premier Foods plc Acquisition of Bird's Custard, Angel Delight and Associated Brands Represented Premier Foods plc in the acquisition of Bird's Custard, Angel Delight and associated brands from Kraft Foods Inc.
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DLJ Merchant Banking; CCMP Capital Advisors LLC; THL Partners; Bain Capital Acquisition of Warner Chilcott Represented a consortium including DLJ Merchant Banking, CCMP Capital Advisors LLC, THL Partners and Bain Capital in its £1.615 billion going private acquisition of Warner Chilcott Plc. more
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Management Group of World Directories Sale of World Directories Represented the management of World Directories in its €2 million sale by VNU NV to Apax Partners and Cinven Limited.
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Morgan Stanley/Glick Consortium through its Bid Vehicle, Songbird Acquisition Acquisition of Canary Wharf Group plc Represented the Morgan Stanley/Simon Glick consortium through its bid vehicle, Songbird Acquisition Limited, in its successful $8.6 billion contested public tender offer for Canary Wharf Group plc. more
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HM Capital Partners LLC (formerly Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst) Acquisition of Weetabix Ltd. Represented Latimer Acquisitions Ltd., owned by HM Capital Partners LLC, in its $1.1 billion going private acquisition of Weetabix Ltd. more
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Yell Group PLC Initial Public Offering of Yell Group PLC Represented Yell Group PLC in a $3.2 billion initial public offering.
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CSFB Private Equity; Blackstone Capital Partners; NIB Private Capital NV Acquisition of Nycomed Holding A/S Represented CSFB Private Equity, Blackstone Capital Partners and NIB Private Capital NV in the acquisition of Nycomed Holding A/S from Nordic Capital. more
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CeNeS Pharmaceuticals plc Sale of Cambridge Cognition Ltd. Represented CeNeS Pharmaceuticals Plc in the sale of Cambridge Cognition Ltd. to the management team of CeNeS Pharmaceuticals Plc.
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Yell Group, Ltd. Acquisition of McLeod USA Publishing Represented Yell Group, Ltd. in the $600 million acquisition of McLeod USA Publishing Co.
Education
Uni of the West of England
LSF
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Uni of the West of England
CPE
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Cambridge University
B.A.
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