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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

Mark Metcalfe

Tel:
Work +44 (0) 118 952 0827
Email:
Web:
gateleyplc.com/
Gateley Plc

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Mark is a Senior Associate in the Gateley Corporate team specialising in private company mergers and acquisitions and private equity investments. He is primarily based in the Reading office, but travels widely supporting his colleagues and clients. Mark acts for private equity investors, corporates, management teams and entrepreneurs.
Successes include:

  • Advising Connection Capital LLP on the management buyouts of ACT Clean and JCRA
  • Advised the shareholders and management team on the buyout of MyPolicy backed by Inflexion
  • Advising CACI on five acquisitions
  • Advised the shareholders of Airbase Interiors on its sale to Aero Technics, a company backed by Graphite Capital

Career

Mark trained and qualified with Pitmans LLP and was a Director in the Corporate team before starting with Gateley Plc in May 2016.

Education

Mark attended Pangbourne College up to A-Levels before reading History at the University of Leeds and then attending BPP Law School for the GDL and LPC.

Leisure

Mark enjoys rugby, skiing and cricket. He is interested in agriculture, viniculture, good food and great wine.


South East: Corporate and commercial

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

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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