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CAPITAL BUILDING, TYNDALL STREET, CARDIFF, CF10 4AZ, WALES
Tel:
Work 0333 2400 489
Fax:
Fax 0333 2400 487
DX:
33013 CARDIFF
Email:
Web:
www.capitallaw.co.uk

Tom Kelleher

Tel:
Work 07860 438876
Email:
Capital Law Limited

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial.

Position

Tom is a partner in the Corporate & Commercial department and deals with all aspects of corporate law including venture capital, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, management buyouts and buyins, joint ventures, restructurings and general company advice. Tom specialises in venture capital, M&A, and banking and finance, and works on behalf of private equity clients such as The Development Bank of Wales, WestBridge Capital LLP and Beaubridge Capital. He has advised a range of the firm's corporate clients on refinancing transactions, the acquisition and sale of companies and businesses, and investments.

Recent deals that Tom has worked on include: acting on behalf of a private equity fund on its investment as part of a £8m+ MBO; acting on behalf of a private equity fund on its investment as part of a £13m+ MBO; acting on behalf of a client on a multi-jurisdictional £20m+ refinancing; acting on behalf of the sellers in a £12m+ in a secondary buyout; acting on behalf of the seller in a multimillion-pound disposal of a franchise business; acting on behalf of the seller in a multimillion-pound disposal of a national chain of cinemas to one of the leaders in the market; acting on behalf of the seller in a multimillion-pound disposal of a packaging and adhesive business. He has also taken on numerous management advisory roles on private equity-backed deals. He has completed 12+ transactions of £1m or more in the last 12 months across the UK including the £29.4million sale of Vista Retail, on behalf of WestBridge.

Career

Qualified 2006; partner 2014. Pardoes Solicitors (Taunton), trainee solicitor and solicitor 2004-2007; Capital Law, solicitor 2007-2009, associate 2009-2014, partner 2014-present day.

Member

The Law Society of England and Wales

Education

Pontarddulais Comprehensive School; Gorseinon Tertiary College; Cardiff University, (2000 LLB; 2001 LPC).

Leisure

Sports, family and reading.


Wales

Corporate and commercial

Within: Leading individuals

Tom Kelleher - Capital Law Limited

Within: Corporate and commercial

The ‘entrepreneurial and pragmatic’ team at Capital Law Limited provides 'very commercial advice' across public company M&A and private equity work, both locally and outside of Wales. Formerly in-house at 3i, ‘responsive and accessible’ senior partner Duncan Macintosh has superb insight into work for sponsors and investee companies, and is a key member of the team that also includes Alys Carlton and Tom Kelleher, both of whom handle most of the day-to-day mandates and co-lead the corporate department. Associate Laura Spendiff has a flourishing reputation in the SME space, and has a focus on early-stage investment work and spin-out and venture capital investments.

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