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Gateley Plc

THE BLADE, ABBEY SQUARE, READING, RG1 3BE, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01189520820
DX:
4014 READING
Email:
Web:
www.gateleyplc.com

Andrew Peddie

Tel:
Work +44 (0) 118 952 0826
Email:
Web:
gateleyplc.com/
Gateley Plc

Work Department

Corporate and commercial; corporate finance; M&A

Position

Andrew has specialised in corporate, M&A, corporate finance and private equity transaction work since qualification.  His clients are largely in the technology sector, but also the defence and aerospace, food and recruitment sectors.  Recent transactions include a series of acquisitions of technology companies by an international technology group, acquisitions for a listed defence group, and advising the selling shareholders in a recruitment company on the sale to a private equity backed purchaser.  Alongside M&A deals Andrew is experienced in advising on joint ventures, group reorganisations and complex returns of capital, and assisting boards and directors in company law compliance matters.

Career

Trained Linklaters & Paines 1988-90 and qualified at Linklaters in 1990; Associate, Linklaters corporate department 1990-96.   Garretts/Andersen Legal 1996-2002 (Partner 2000); Olswang 2002-09; Pitmans 2009 to 2016.  Gateley PLC 2016 to date.

Languages

French, Italian.

Education

Canford School, Dorset; University of York (1985 BA History); College of Law, London (CPE and LS Finals).

Leisure

Golf, Tennis, Cricket and walking


South East: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Within: Leading individuals

Andrew Peddie - Gateley Plc

Within: Corporate and commercial: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

The 'excellent' Gateley Plc team in Reading is led by ‘experienced and knowledgeable’ corporate practice head Andrew Peddie and head of commerce, technology and media Paul De Vince. De Vince joined from Shoosmiths LLP, where he headed the commercial team; his expertise includes outsourcing, designing trade models, supply chain management and procurement matters. The team was also strengthened by the hire of senior associate Mailin Bala. The team’s work has increasingly focused on servicing the needs of private equity houses in the Thames Valley corridor; Peddie assisted Maven Capital Partners and NVM Private Equity and their respective related venture capital trusts on an investment in Contego Fraud Solutions. Senior associates Mark Metcalfe] and Sarah Souter also advised Connection Capital on the MBO of financial risk management advisory firm JCRA Group, with the assistance of Birmingham-based supervising partner Tom Durrant. The team also excels in the technology, food, defence and recruitment sectors, with CACI, Vittles Foods and Cohort featuring on the client roster.

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