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Shoosmiths LLP

RUSSELL HOUSE, 1550 PARKWAY, SOLENT BUSINESS PARK, WHITELEY, WHITELEY, PO15 7AG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 03700 863000
Fax:
Fax 08700 866801
DX:
124693 WHITELEY
Email:
Web:
www.shoosmiths.co.uk
Shoosmiths LLP, Mark Shepherd, Southampton, ENGLAND

Mark Shepherd

Tel:
Work 03700 866795
Email:
Shoosmiths LLP

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Mark is a corporate partner specialising in advising both public and private companies in corporate transactions, with particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, listings/de-listings, demergers, capital fund raisings and reductions, joint ventures, compliance and corporate governance.

Recent project experience includes advising:

  • PPF Group NV on numerous cross border M&A transactions including its acquisition of a 50% stake in the Eldorado Group, Russia's largest consumer electronics retailer for $300 million;
  • Lifeways Finance Limited in connection with its purchase of The SLC Group Limited;
  • the shareholders of CSS Total Security on its sale to and reverse takeover of Croma Group plc, a company listed on AIM;
  • Hitachi Rail Europe Limited in connection with its participation in a £4.5 billion government contract to build and service a new fleet of high speed intercity trains to be operated on the Great West Main Line and East Coast Main Line;
  • the ERA Foundation on successive investments in growing technology related businesses;
  • Provexis plc on the demerger of its Science in Sport business and the separate admission to AIM of Science in Sport plc.

Career

Trained: Gouldens, London; Qualified: 1986; Year made partner in present firm: 2005

Education

Worth School, West Susses; Manchester University (2:1 LLB Hons) and Guildford College of Law

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