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Linklaters LLP

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ONE SILK STREET, LONDON, EC2Y 8HQ, ENGLAND
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Linklaters LLP, Iain Wagstaff, London EC2Y, ENGLAND

Iain Wagstaff

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Work 020 7456 5326
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Linklaters LLP

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Iain is a partner in the corporate practice who specialises in public and private mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, secondary capital raisings and joint ventures. He acts for corporates, financial sponsors and investment banks. He has completed two client secondments at leading investment banks. Iain’s recent experience includes advising BC Partners and Pollen Street Capital on their acquisition of Shawbrook, Stonegate on its offer for Revolution Bars, Hutchison on its potential £9.5 billion acquisition of O2 and Three’s acquisition of UK Broadband, Bill Kenwright and others on the sale of Everton Football Club to Farhad Mosiri, Centrica on the acquisition of ENER-G, Siemens on the £1.742bn acquisition of the international automated rail business of Invensys plc and the £950 million acquisition of Rolls Royce’s energy business; GDF SUEZ on its €20.2bn reverse takeover of International Power plc and subsequent €9.5bn recommended cash offer for the minority stake; GDF SUEZ on the disposal of 30% of its upstream oil and gas business to China Investment Corporation and the disposal of its North Sea assets to Total; Fresnillo on its demerger, redomicile and listing on the London Stock Exchange; initial public offerings for Investec, Biffa, Aldermore, CMC Markets, Card Factory, Manx Telecom and Just Eat; Capital Shopping Centres on the acquisition of the Trafford Centre and defence of hostile approach from Simon Property Group; and on secondary capital raisings including those by British Land, intu Properties, Investec and Meggitt.

Career

Trainee, Linklaters 1999-2001; Secondment, Goldman Sachs International 2001; associate Linklaters 2001-04; Secondment, Citigroup 2004-05; managing associate, Linklaters 2005-10; partner Linklaters London 2010 to date.

Education

Nottingham University (1997 LLB Law); Nottingham Law School (1998 LPC (Distinction)).

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