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Graham Spitz

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Corporate department.

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Graham Spitz is a partner in the corporate department at Fladgate.

He specialises in a range of corporate work including private equity, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, reorganisations and corporate governance.

Graham has particular experience in the technology, retail, insurance and engineering sectors. In addition, he has advised on the corporate aspects of numerous property acquisitions and disposals and property related joint ventures.

He acted for the lead group of financial investors (comprising the private equity firms Zouk Capital, Index Ventures, 83North, Creandum and Northzone) on the sale of their entire interest in iZettle to PayPal Holdings with a total deal value of US$2.2bn.

Graham is regularly recommended by the independent guides to the legal profession, with Legal 500 describing him as “very smart” and “efficient”.

He qualified in 1996 and became a partner at an international firm in 2004 before joining Fladgate in 2015.

Career

Trained Radcliffes; qualified 1996; made partner at Salans 2008; joined Fladgate as partner 2015.

Education

University College School; University of Manchester (1989-92 BA Hons); College of Law (DipL 1992-93, LPC 1993-94).


London: Corporate and commercial

M&A: smaller deals up to £50m

Within: M&A: smaller deals up to £50m

Grant Gordon heads the team at Fladgate LLP, which acts for clients from the sports and entertainment, energy and natural resources, technology, hospitality and hotels sectors, among others. Ian Brent advised a school communication service on its sale to a private equity-backed provider of educational software solutions; Julian Lewis acted for automotive component and system supplier Magal Group on its sale to Arlington Industries; and Graham Spitz advised Zouk Capital on its investments in Green Hedge, InstaVolt and Huddle. SME market specialist David Robinson, Alex Kaufmann, who is particularly experienced in cross-border M&A transactions, and Mythily Katsaris, who co-heads the firm’s India desk, are also noted members of the team.

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