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Winston & Strawn London LLP

CITYPOINT, ONE ROPEMAKER STREET, LONDON, EC2Y 9AW, ENGLAND
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Paul Amiss

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Work +44 20 7011 8778
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Winston & Strawn

Work Department

Corporate & Finance

Position

Paul Amiss is a partner in the corporate and finance department. He specialises in M&A, equity capital markets, joint ventures, private equity, and venture capital investments. Paul has advised public and private companies and permanent capital investment vehicles, entrepreneurs, and other strategic investors on their key transactions across a wide range of sectors. Such transactions have included acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, private equity investments (including acting for fundless sponsors), venture capital investments, initial public offerings (including those for special purpose acquisition companies), and secondary securities offerings on the London Stock Exchange (Main Market and AIM). He has particular experience in advising on cross-border transactions.

Education

College of Law, Guildford, LPC, 1998
College of Law, Guildford, CPE, 1997
University of Durham, BA Hons, 1996


London: Corporate and commercial

M&A: lower mid-market deals, £50m-£250m

Within: M&A: lower mid-market deals, £50m-£250m

The ‘excellent’ team at Winston & Strawn London LLP  is noted for its ‘real time responsiveness and proactive approach’, which ‘shows superb business acumen and industry knowledge’. Practice head Zoë Ashcroft ‘stands out in her passion and extraordinary dedication, commitment and speedy response to client’s needs’; she has strong involvement with cross-border transactions in emerging markets, particularly Sub-Saharan Africa. Nicholas Usher and 'rising starStewart Worthy are recommended as ‘really great to work with and always seem to be in control’. Usher represented Superior Industries International in its $715m acquisition of Uniwheels, while Worthy led on Yioula Glassworks’ €500m sale of its glass manufacturing operation in Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania. Paul Amiss is also recommended.

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