Addleshaw Goddard has advised in connection with Cubitt Trade Holdings' £80m recommended takeover offer for Main Market listed HWSI Realisation Fund Limited.

The AG team, which was led by Simon Wood and also included Giles Distin and Chris Benjamin, advised finnCap in its role as financial adviser to Cubitt.

Simon Wood said: "We are delighted to have advised finnCap and help deliver this offer. Whilst public M&A activity has been quieter during lockdown, our recently published takeover survey indicated that bid activity should gradually build up during the second half of the year.