Alex Edmondson > Macfarlanes LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Macfarlanes LLP
20 CURSITOR STREET
LONDON
EC4A 1LT
England

Work Department

Corporate and M&A

Position

Alex is head of the firm’s private equity practice and specialises in advising private equity clients on buyouts, management incentivisation and sales processes. He also has extensive experience of advising on asset manager M&A, private company M&A and general advisory matters.

Alex has sector expertise in several areas, including in particular the technology sector and co-heads the firm’s cross-departmental technology practice group, advising companies, founders and investors.

Career

Qualified 2006; partner 2014

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Private equity: transactions - mid-market deals (up to £250m)

In addition to handling acquisitions, exits, and investments in the private equity space, Macfarlanes LLP advises clients on matters including equity incentive plans related to transactions, private investments in public equity, and carve-outs. The team is active across the mid-cap and high-value space, working on both domestic UK transactions and international deals. Alex Edmondson leads the team and primarily advises on sponsor-led buyouts. Stephen Drewitt formerly served as head of PE and continues to be a key contact in the practice. Jessica Adam is also recommended, counting  both PE houses and management teams among her client base.

London > Corporate and commercial > M&A: upper mid-market and premium deals, £500m+

Praised by clients for its full-service capabilities and collegiate  style, Macfarlanes LLP is regularly sought out by well-known corporates across sectors including pharmaceuticals, financial and professional services, media, and retail for advice on large cross-border deals.  Co-practice head Howard Corney advises clients on international and emerging markets M&A and other matters.  Luke Powell, who runs the department with Corney, focuses on financial services, asset management and private equity, serving as the relationship partner for several of the firm’s top clients. Harry Coghill‘s broad sector focus sees him leading on multiple high-value transatlantic deals – often in collaboration with the equally prolific Tom Rose. Alex Edmondson heads up the firm’s private equity practice.

London > Corporate and commercial > Private equity: transactions – high-value deals (£250m+)

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Alex EdmondsonMacfarlanes LLP

Macfarlanes LLP‘s ‘vastly experienced’ broad-ranging private equity team advises clients on matters ranging from acquisitions and exits to equity incentive plans related to transactions, private investments in public equity, and carve-outs. The team is also active on transactions involving a variety of sectors, including pharmaceuticals, retail and media. Alex Edmondson leads the team, and frequently advises on sponsor-led buyouts. Stephen Drewitt, who formerly served as head of PE,  continues to be a key contact in the practice.