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Freeths LLP

1 VINE STREET, MAYFAIR, LONDON, W1J 0AH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0845 050 3200
Fax:
Fax 0845 050 3250
DX:
37209 PICCADILLY
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Web:
www.freeths.co.uk

Andrew Bretherton

Tel:
Work 08450503204
Email:
Freeths LLP

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Member

Career

Andrew is an experienced corporate lawyer who advises entrepreneurs, family businesses/offices, partnerships, public companies and investment funds on commercial contracts, corporate governance, due diligence, joint ventures, group re-organisations, takeovers, mergers, acquisitions, venture capital, private equity, and capital markets (including equity and debt).

Andrew studied law at Oxford University and trained at Slaughter and May, a leading city firm. He is dual qualified as a UK solicitor and a US attorney in the State of New York and has advised on numerous international projects and investments. He is a contributor to Gore-Browne on Companies, a leading legal text book.


London: Corporate and commercial

M&A: smaller deals up to £50m

Within: M&A: smaller deals up to £50m

Tom Rowley heads the practice at Freeths LLP; he has particular expertise in the aviation sector, and has also handled a number of AIM transactions, including acting for AIM-quoted eg solutions on its £26m public takeover by Verint Systems. Peter Hill advised specialist healthcare business Selborne Care on the £17m sale of the company to CareTech Community Services; he also acted for Korodo on the sale of Smiths of Smithfield to Young & Co’s Brewery. In the leisure and hospitality sector, Andrew Bretherton acted on a series of transactions: he advised Ten Entertainment Group on the acquisition of a tenpin bowling business from David Lloyd Leisure and JM Fitness Studios on the acquisition of three gym studios in Winchester, Aldgate and Islington, also from David Lloyd Leisure.  Senior associate Francis Dalton, who focuses on private M&A transactions in the media, technology and healthcare sectors, is also noted. Other key clients include Business Growth Fund, Quixant, Autins Group and Stockdale Securities.

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