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Gregg Davison

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Pinsent Masons LLP


Gregg leads the Pinsent Masons private equity team. Gregg has a wealth of experience advising clients on all aspects of private equity related transactions including private equity institutions, sellers to private equity and management teams. Gregg also advises entrepreneurs and large companies on general M&A strategy and support. Gregg is known for his straight forward, pragmatic approach to transactions and his entrepreneurial approach to the private equity industry as a whole.


University of Sheffield (LLB (Hons)).

North West: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Manchester

Within: Leading individuals

Gregg Davison - Pinsent Masons LLP

Within: Corporate and commercial: Manchester

Pinsent Masons LLP enjoys a ‘strong presence in the market’ and is highly rated for its M&A and equity capital markets expertise, as well as for its ‘private equity prowess’. The practice’s sector-focused approach enables it to attract high-profile mandates in the energy, infrastructure, manufacturing, technology, healthcare, life sciences, retail, real estate and financial services sectors. Gregg Davison (who is praised for his ‘wealth of expertise’) heads the firm’s international private equity practice and led advice for Metronet on the £47.8m acquisition of M247 Ltd, and advised Co-operative Group on the £43m sale of its crematoria businesses to Dignity. In an illustration of its cross-border capability, Manchester office head Helen Ridge led the team advising UDG Healthcare on the €407.5m disposal of its pharmaceutical supply chain services division in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, and the MASTA travel clinic business in the UK, to McKesson. Ridge also acted for the same client on its £84m acquisition of STEM Marketing and advised Equistone on its MBO of Apogee Group. AMEC Foster Wheeler, Livingbridge Equity Partners LLP and LDC are also clients. Andrew Phillips joined Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP in March 2017, while the team welcomed private equity specialist Kieran Toal from Shoosmiths LLP in April 2017. Senior associates Amie Norris and Alasdair Weir are also recommended.

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