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Tel:
Work 020 3036 7000
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Fax 020 3036 7600
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37971 KINGSWAY
Email:
Web:
www.fladgate.com
Fladgate LLP, Ian Brent, London, ENGLAND

Ian Brent

Tel:
Work 020 3036 7251
Email:
Web:
www.fladgate.com/lawyer/ian-brent/
Fladgate LLP

Work Department

Group corporate.

Position

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Ian Brent is a partner in the corporate department at Fladgate.

He specialises in private company transactions, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A), investments and fundraisings.

Ian’s clients span many sectors but he has a particular focus on the tech and recruitment sectors. He acts for entrepreneurs and SMEs and many of his deals involve private equity, either acting for them or selling to them.  In his 28 years as a lawyer, Ian has acted on over 280 M&A transactions.

His most recent deal was acting for Fore Fitness on the £20m disposal of 13 EasyGym sites to The Gym Group PLC, which completed in July 2018.

He is a recommended M&A lawyer in Legal 500 2017, which says “The strong, bright, very experienced Ian Brent fights his clients’ corner well and is very knowledgeable, particularly in the recruitment sector”.

He qualified in 1994 and joined Fladgate in 2013.

Career

Trained at Freshfields, qualified 1994; joined Fladgate as a partner in 2013.

Languages

French, Spanish, German.

Education

Haberdashers' Aske's School; Cambridge University (BA 1988, MA 1991).

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