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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
Email:
Web:
www.freeths.co.uk

Francis Dalton

Tel:
Work 0845 128 6954
Email:
Web:
www.freeths.co.uk/people/francis-dalton/
Freeths LLP

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Francis has a broad corporate practice which includes both public and private M&A (including corporate finance, private equity and venture capital) and both main market and AIM capital markets transactions. He has experience in a blend of national and international transactions and is used to working across multiple jurisdictions with different laws.

Francis also has a breadth of corporate advisory experience and has advised on a number of joint ventures, corporate and financial restructurings and securities offerings. He has operated in a number of sectors and has a focus on technology, media, communications and healthcare. He is a corporate lawyer based in our London office.


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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