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Howes Percival LLP

3 THE OSIERS BUSINESS CENTRE, LEICESTER, LEICESTERSHIRE, LE19 1DX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0116 247 3500
Fax:
Fax 0116 247 3539
DX:
17013 LEICESTER-2
Email:
Web:
www.howespercival.com

Daniel Banton

Tel:
Work 01908 872209
Email:
Web:
www.howespercival.com
Howes Percival LLP

Work Department

Corporate Finance, Commercial

Position

Dan is a partner and specialises in a broad range of corporate transactional matters including acquisitions and disposals, mergers, investment based transactions and corporate reorganisations and restructurings. Dan is also experienced in drafting and providing advice on all types of commercial contracts.

Career

Wilkin Chapman 2009 - 2011, Howes Percival 2011 - present

Leisure

Dan is a keen golfer


East Midlands: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in the East Midlands

Within: Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in the East Midlands

A top-class regional practice’, Howes Percival LLP impresses with its ‘fantastic service’. The team acts for owner-managed businesses and family-owned businesses on sales, mergers and reconstructions, and has growing expertise in acquisition finance, where it acts for banks and private equity firms, and property and development finance, where it acts for lenders. The department is also adept at assisting with a broad range of commercial issues, including commercial contracts, standard terms and conditions and franchising work. The ‘experienced’, ‘pragmatic’, ‘unflappable’ and ‘committed’  Gerald Couldrake heads the practice, which includes Daniel Banton and associate Matthew Thompson, who are the main contacts on the commercial side. In a recent cross-border highlight involving the jurisdictions of Ghana and Brazil, Couldrake and Thompson advised Blue Skies Holdings on the $18.2m purchase of a stake in the company from private equity fund 8 Miles. The team also assisted the Business Growth Fund with a £9.5m investment into Medigold Health Consultancy, and acted for Welcome Break Group on its strategically important acquisition of two Starbucks franchises from Starbucks. Other clients include Constant Equity Alpha, Acorne and Gravity Media Group.

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East Midlands: Public sector

Education

Within: Education

Howes Percival LLP is particularly adept at assisting with group academy conversions, a specialism of practice head Daniel Banton, and employment-related advice ranging from restructuring to the management of parental complains, which are areas of expertise of Graham Irons. In addition to advising the Learners’ Trust on its growth strategy from a six-school multi-academy trust to one that includes eighteen schools, the group also assisted the University of Coventry with changes to its data protection policy in view of expected General Data Protection Regulation changes. Elston Hall Multi-Academy Trust and Services 4 Schools are also clients.

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