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Daniel Bellau

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Work 020 7355 6101
Email:
Web:
www.hamlins.co.uk/people/daniel-bellau
Hamlins LLP

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Daniel is a Corporate Finance Partner and Head of Corporate. He advises on all aspects of corporate law, specialising in public and private mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments and fundraisings and equity capital markets transactions including flotations and secondary offerings on the Official List, AIM and ISDX Markets.

Daniel also advises on partnership matters, debt finance transactions and restructurings. Daniel has particular experience in the real estate, TMT, hotel and leisure sectors and his clients include entrepreneurs, SMEs, funds and Nomads and Brokers.

Career

Trained Lovell White Durrant (now Hogan Lovells); qualified 1999; solicitor Olswang 1999-2004; senior associate Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP 2004-07; partner Memery Crystal LLP 2007-09; partner Hamlins LLP 2009 to date.

Languages

French.

Education

University of Manchester (1995 LLB Hons English Law and French Law 2(1)); Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France (1994); College of Law (1996 LPC).

Leisure

Running, cycling.


London: Corporate and commercial

Equity capital markets ‚Äď small-mid cap

Within: Equity capital markets ‚Äď small-mid cap

Perhaps the biggest story from Hamlins LLP's corporate department has been its investment in expanding its international reach. The practice group is looking in particular to the Canadian and Israeli markets and recently brought on Robert Rakison from McGuireWoods London LLP to act as international business consultant. In terms of industry sectors, the team attracts a flow of work in real estate and leisure sectors, and also regularly works in conjunction with its specialist media group. Practice head Daniel Bellau has expertise in public and private company M&A in addition to his AIM financing work.

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M&A: smaller deals, up to £50m

Within: Leading individuals

Daniel Bellau - Hamlins LLP

Within: M&A: smaller deals, up to £50m

Hamlins LLP predominantly handles corporate finance matters for entrepreneurs, SMEs and large corporates, with M&A activities spanning both the public and private markets. In addition, the firm undertakes fundraisings and transactions on both the main market and AIM, including flotations and reverse takeovers. Specialist sector focuses include media, technology and leisure, as well as real estate. Daniel Bellau focuses on AIM-listed corporates and SMEs, particularly within the aforementioned sectors. Robert Rakison, a recent hire from McGuireWoods London LLP, predominantly focuses on the  private market, with an emphasis on cross-border transactions.

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