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Andrew Green

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Addleshaw Goddard

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Partner, corporate division based in Manchester. Andrew specialises in M&A (both public and private), private equity and joint ventures. He has acted for companies, private equity houses, individuals and partnerships on a range of domestic and cross border acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures and other transactions. Andrew has particular expertise in private equity transactions. He advises private equity houses on new investments, managing their portfolio companies during the life of those investments and on helping them to achieve successful exits. Andrew also acts opposite private equity houses ‚Äď advising sellers and management teams during new investments and in supporting them throughout the life of their business. This gives Andrew, and his clients, the benefit of experience of dealing with private equity investors from all angles and an insight into what really does, and should, matter for each interested party. Andrew won the prestigious Young Lawyer award at the North West Young Professionals Awards in 2010 and was shortlisted for Young Professional of the Year. Recent highlights include acting for: Living Bridge on its ¬£54m acquisition of Sykes Cottages; the shareholders and management of Travel Counsellors on their investment from Equistone; NorthEdge Capital on its ¬£66m acquisition of Accrol Papers; Inflexion Private Equity on a number of acquisitions including CTC Aviation and Natural Products; Lloyds Development Capital on a number of acquisitions and disposals including WRG and ATP; Phoenix Private Equity on its acquisition of Key Retirement Solutions; Co-operative Group on: the ¬£620m disposal of its pharmacy business to the Bestway Group, its liability management exercise, including the disposal of assets to Co-operative Bank p.l.c., its ¬£1.6bn acquisition of the Somerfield supermarket chain and subsequent store disposal programme of in excess of 150 grocery stores in a challenging time frame, its joint venture with Thomas Cook group; Peel Media on its ¬£500m joint venture with Legal & General for MediaCityUK; on its acquisition of Financial Services Net, OnTrees and on two joint ventures; Thermo Fisher Scientific on its acquisitions of Raymond A. Lamb, Sterilin Limited and the sale of Electorthermal Limited; Capita on their acquisitions of DLA Direct, Pathway, Turner MacFarlane Green and Reliance Task Management.


Trained Addleshaw Goddard LLP; qualified 2004.


Membership of the law society.


Newcastle-under-Lyme School; University of Manchester (2001 LLB Law degree 2:1); Manchester Metropolitan University (2002 Legal Practice Course Distinction).

London: Corporate and commercial

Private equity: transactions

Within: Private equity: transactions

In 2017, Addleshaw Goddard underscored its market-leading reputation for mid-cap private equity transactions by handling a significant number of high-end mandates for some of the most active midmarket private equity houses. A three-partner team including Mike Hinchliffe, Marc Field and William James acted for ECI in its investment in a minority stake in analytics and technology company Media iQ. The firm also undertook a significant amount of work for LDC, such as its buyouts of Chargepoint and Fishawack; the key advisers on these deals were Paul Medlicott, and managing associates George Danczak, Katie Parker and Rabia Burton. The firm also excels in larger transactions (above £500m); Andrew Green and associate Ben Heywood advised Inflexion on its £800m investment in Radius Payments Solutions. It also has a strong profile acting for management teams in similar large deals. Following its merger with Scottish firm HBJ Gateley in 2017, the firm now counts on the experience of David Kirchin Murray Jack, Andrew Ley and Andrew Walker. Yunus Seedat heads up the national team, which was strengthened by the arrival of Peter Wood from Pinsent Masons LLP, and also includes Nathan Pearce and Graham Cross. Andrew Carpenter joined DWF.

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North West: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Manchester

Within: Leading individuals

Andrew Green - Addleshaw Goddard

Within: Corporate and commercial: Manchester

'A market leader' according to clients, Addleshaw Goddard delivers 'outstanding service' across public M&A, equity capital markets and private equity, as well as corporate real estate deals. Private equity specialist Andrew Green  led advice for Inflexion Private Equity Partners  on its £800m investment in Radius Payments Solutions and Sheelley McGivern  led WBHO on the acquisition of a significant minority stake in Byrne Group. Roger Hart represented Zeus Capital on the £130m accelerated bookbuild and private placement fundraising conducted by and is leading advice for Sumo Group in relation to its proposed IPO on AIM.  Duncan Wilson advised the shareholders of Piriform Group on the sale of the company to Avast Software. Peel Group, Clinigen, Dixons Carphone and The Hut are also clients.  The 'brilliant' Richard Lee,  private equity team head Paul Medlicott  and legal director Jamie Partridge  are also recommended, as are managing associates Jemma Clarke  and George Danczak , and department head Michael Birchall, who specialises in M&A and corporate finance mandates. Adam Kaucher  recently joined Irwin Mitchell.

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