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Freeths LLP

WEST ONE, WELLINGTON STREET, LEEDS, LS1 1BA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0845 077 9570
Fax:
Fax 0845 077 9571
Email:
Web:
www.freeths.co.uk

Dahren Naidoo

Tel:
Work 0845 030 5743
Email:
Web:
www.freeths.co.uk
Freeths LLP

Work Department

Corporate finance.

Position

Dahren Naidoo is a partner in the corporate team based in Leeds, specialising in all aspects of corporate work, including private equity transactions (acting for institutional investors, founder shareholders and management teams) and mergers and acquisitions (ranging from SMEs to larger corporate and institutional clients).

Recently Dahren has advised the Standeven Family on the sale of the Kindercare chain of nurseries to Treetops; the management team of Zyro Limited in relation to the LDC backed buy out of it; and the shareholders of Blue I on the investment in it by Enterprise Ventures.

Prior to joining Freeths, Dahren spent 10 years in the Leeds corporate team of Addleshaw Goddard LLP and worked on numerous transactions in the Yorkshire region including: the JLA Group on numerous acquisitions; the acquisition of KTS Wire by the Japanese owned Swedish Group, Suzuki Garphyttan; Skipton Building Society on its dispoal of its FTA, Torquil Clark; and management of the CAP group onn the sale by Montagu to Solera.

Career

Trainee, Pinsent Masons 2003-05; Associate, Addleshaw Goddard LLP 2005-2014.

Education

University of Leeds (2001 LLP 2(1)); Nottingham Law School (2002 LPC (commendation)).


Yorkshire and the Humber: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Leeds, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire

Within: Corporate and commercial: Leeds, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire

Dahren Naidoo and Andy Francey jointly head Freeths LLP’s department, which ‘works well with clients to be responsive and adaptable to their needs and builds confidence and value in every possible way’. Naidoo handles private equity transactions and M&A work while Francey assists with investments and M&A; clients praise Francey for his ‘clear expertise, incredible knowledge and commercial understanding’. Recent highlights include advising the management team of Zyro Fisher on a secondary private equity investment supported by Palatine Private Equity, assisting Neom with an investment from Piper Private Equity and acting for Filmore and Union on an investment by the British Growth Fund.

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