We know that an in-depth understanding of our clients’ needs and investment objectives is key to any private equity transaction, and we aim to work as an integral part of your team from the very start.

We have extensive experience in working with private equity houses, investment funds, companies raising equity, management teams, banks and other debt providers. With the ability to call upon the expertise of other specialist and sector focused teams within the firm we are able to deliver commercially focused legal advice in a timely manner.

How we can help 


Advising investors and equity sponsors on a range of investment and buy-out transactions.


Advising management teams on every aspect of buy-out and buy-in transactions, including helping to secure the right investment, advising on shareholder and employment agreements, and negotiating acquisition documents through to deal execution.


Assisting investor clients with the ongoing management of their portfolios including acting on buy-and-build programmes, advising on disposals and assisting with restructuring exercises. We work collaboratively with our clients’ corporate finance advisers to help manage and deliver successful transactions.


Advising management teams, founders and institutional investors on their exits from high growth or private equity backed businesses. These include via trade sales, secondary and tertiary buy-outs and other exit options. 

Recent work highlights

  • Acting for a private equity fund on its acquisition of a platform business and 3 subsequent bolt on deals (for the platform entity). We completed all four deals within 6 weeks of each other.
  • Acting for the management team in Silverfleet’s purchase of Riviera Tours Group.
  • Acting for founders of Blue Skies in the sale of 19.5% of the issued share capital to private equity fund 8 Miles LLP chaired by Sir Bob Geldof.
  • Advising the management team of the Eurokey Group on its sale to EMK-backed Reconomy Group and the follow-on investment.
  • Advising Cadman Capital backed Highweald Beverages on its acquisition of numerous UK breweries and vineyards.
  • Acting for BGF on their investment and supplemental further investment in Medigold Health Consultancy Limited, a Northampton based leading provider of occupational health and corporate wellbeing services to support two strategic acquisitions.
  • Acting for the management team of Virgin Experience Days on the acquisition of the business by Inflexion.
  • Acting for Blue Skies Investments Limited, alongside BGF, in their investment and subsequent exit from BioCity, the UKs largest life science incubation business.
  • Advising various clients in the fashion industry on equity investments by private equity funds.

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