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Jon Sweet

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Marriott Harrison LLP

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Partner specialising in all aspects of corporate finance, private equity and M&A.


Articled Slaughter and May; qualified 1982; assistant solicitor 1982-1990 (including Hong Kong office 1986-88); partner Iliffes 1990; partner Marriott Harrison 1993.


Associate member BVCA.


Trinity College Glenalmond; Brunel University (LLB).


Target rifle shooting, motor sport, classic cars.

London: Corporate and commercial

M&A: smaller deals, up to £50m

Within: M&A: smaller deals, up to £50m

Marriott Harrison LLP’s ‘very reliable, practical and supportive’ department provides ‘very good service’. Department head Jon Sweet assisted Kaplan International Holdings with its purchase of MPW TopCo, and advised the shareholders of Pocket Living on their sale of a 50% stake in the company to The Related Companies. The ‘very straightforward, sensibleJonathan Leigh-Hunt is singled out for ‘guiding clients through the minefield of due diligence’; he assisted International Schools Partnership with its purchase of Marlborough Group, and advised Audiotonix on its £5m purchase of Group One. Ben Devons and Jonathan Pearce provide ‘very valuable advice’; Devons acted for Easypack on its sale to Pregis, while Pearce advised New Pictures on its sale to All3Media. The ‘diligent, thoughtful, extremely helpfulDaniel Jacob assisted MARC with its purchase of Dailyrare; Bruce Jones advised Amaury Sport Organisation on its £8m purchase of Human Race Group. Recent client wins include WashStation, Devono Property, Ethico Healthcare, IB Hotels and Emerson Mills; Cello Group, Nasstar, Procam and Amplience are more longstanding clients.

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