We are delighted to have been shortlisted in the Law Firm of the Year – Deal Structuring category at the 2015 unquote" British Private Equity Awards.

This follows a very successful 12 month period for our team, working on a number of significant deals in the mid-market for both existing and new private equity clients.

Deals on which we advised included:

Sponsor investments/MBOs

  • ECI on the secondary buy-out of Evans Cycles
  • Endless on its investment in, and the subsequent disposal of, Kiddicare
  • Equistone on its investment in Concept Life Systems
  • LDC on the secondary buyout of Waterfall Services and, together with Scottish Equity Partners, on their investment in SSP Group
  • Living Bridge on its investment in Sykes Cottages Limited
  • NorthEdge on its investments in Accrol and Sumo Digital
  • Synova Capital on its investment in Stackhouse Poland and its secondary buyout of Defaqto Group Limited from FF&P and Foresight


  • Arcapita and management sellers in relation to the sale of Freightliner to Genessee & Wyoming
  • Inflexion and management sellers on the sale of CTC Aviation
  • NVM and management sellers on the sale of Kerridge Commercial Systems Limited to Accel-KKR
  • Phoenix and management sellers on the sale of CloserStill to Inflexion's new partnership capital fund

Management/investee company advisory

  • Management on the secondary buyout of Aspen Pumps by 3i
  • Management on the sale of Callcredit to GTCR
  • Management on the sale of CAP by Montagu to Solera
  • Hut Group on its investment by KKR
  • Travel Counsellors on its investment by Equistone