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Mishcon de Reya

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Saul Sender

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Mishcon de Reya

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Saul is a corporate finance partner handling complex cross-border transactions. His practice covers a broad spread of areas, including equity capital markets, general corporate, public and private M&A and joint ventures. He has experience of advising on a number of UK and cross-border transactions in a wide range of sectors, including minerals and mining, clean-tech, advertising, software, life sciences and consumer products. He has particular experience advising international businesses raising money in London and European markets and in a wide range of transactions in the metals and mining sector. These range from negotiating project development agreements in Sub-Saharan Africa to leading multi-billion dollar M8A transactions with mining majors. he also regularly advises companies on international joint ventures, particularly in the retail or franchise industries. Recent work includes: advising on a number of joint venture and development agreements for copper/cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo; advising on the admission of numerous overseas companies on their admission to AIM and associated fundraisings; advising shareholders on the disposal of a controlling interest in CAMEC plc to ENRC; advising Inspired Gaming plc on its listing on AIM by way of an accelerated IPO and associated fundraising; as well as advising a consortium of international investors on a tender offer for Dolphin Capital Investors Limited.

Career

Trained Allen & Overy; qualified 1998; partner Mishcon de Reya 2011.

Education

Oxford University.

Practice Areas

Corporate finance; Energy and natural resources; M&A

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