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George Green LLP

19 WATERLOO ROAD, WOLVERHAMPTON, WV1 4DY, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01902 424927
Fax:
Fax 01902 429735
Email:
Web:
www.georgegreen.co.uk
Cradley Heath, Wolverhampton

Philip Round

Tel:
Work 01902 328366
Email:
George Green LLP

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Philip is a partner in the firm's corporate services team. He is recommended for corporate in the 2014 edition of The Legal 500, and was short listed for Partner of the Year at the 2014 Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards. Philip specialises in acquisitions, disposals, reorganisations, joint ventures, shareholder arrangements and equity and debt funding, acting for corporates, entrepreneurs, funders and management teams. Philip advises a portfolio of clients in the financial services sector. He has negotiated and prepared constitutional documents for large corporates, LLPs and prominent trade associations. Philip provides banking support on the firm's corporate transactions and advises financial institutions and borrowers on all forms of debt funding. Current and recent transactions: Advised Ortus Secured Finance on the provision of mezzanine and equity funding of circa ÂŁ20m to a joint venture vehicle formed by Ortus and the Marcol Group to acquire approximately 500 residential properties for renovation and onward sale. Advised on the banking aspects of a vendor funded buy-out of Metallisation Ltd (2014). Co-ordinated a complex legal due diligence exercise on the acquisition by Thessaly Ltd (funded by Manfield Partners Ltd and Souter Investments Ltd) of Investment Solutions Group (a UK life insurance company) from Alexander Forbes International (2013). Advised Saltus Partners LLP on its acquisition of the investment management business of Mercater Capital Management (2012). Advised Catapult Venture Managers Ltd on a series of investments by The Advantage Enterprise & Innovation Fund Limited Partnership and The Catapult Growth Fund Limited Partnership into healthcare and technology businesses, including Oxford Cryosystems, nanoTherics, Lumora and Biofilm (2010-13). Advised the Equiniti Group on the acquisition of the employee share services division from Natwest Stockbrokers Ltd (2011).

Career

Trained Garretts; qualified 2000; assistant Garretts 2000-02; assistant Gateley 2002-05; associate 2005-07; senior associate 2007-08; associate George Green 2008-12; partner 2012-todate

Education

The Royal Wolverhampton School; The University of Birmingham (1996 LLB 2:1); De Montfort University (1997 LPC Distinction).

Leisure

Acoustic guitarist.


West Midlands: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Elsewhere in the West Midlands

Within: Corporate and commercial: Elsewhere in the West Midlands

George Green LLP advises businesses and entities of all sizes on matters such as management buyouts, acquisitions, disposals and shareholder agreements. Senior partner Paul Bennett is a central figure in the team and predominantly represents family businesses and owner managed business on cross-border transactions. Another key figure is Philip Round who covers the spectrum of corporate transactions for clients in the financial services sector. Private equity specialist Guy Green is also highly recommended. Kam Jahal joined the team from FBC Manby Bowdler LLP.

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