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Mills & Reeve LLP

BOTANIC HOUSE, 100 HILLS ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB2 1PH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0344 880 2666
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122891 CAMBRIDGE 4
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Web:
www.mills-reeve.com

Anthony McGurk

Tel:
Work 01223 222321
Email:
Mills & Reeve LLP

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

A partner in the corporate practice, Anthony specialises in M&A, private equity and fundraising work, acting primarily for public companies, private and owner-managed businesses, and management teams of private equity-backed businesses, with a particular focus on the food and drink sector. Transactions in recent years in which Anthony has led the relevant legal teams include the £1.4bn sale of Weetabix to US based Post Holdings (acting for management), the acquisition by US based Factset Research Systems Inc of Cymba Technologies Limited and of Vemilion Holdings Limited, the sale of Sentec Limited to US based Sensus Inc, the sale of Avro Holdings Limited to Faerch Plast Manufacturing Limited, the sale of JDR Cables to Tele-Fonika Kable (acting for management), and the acquisition by Canadian based Richardson International of European Oat Millers.

Career

Trained and qualified with Eversheds 1987-89; becoming a partner in 1995; Head of corporate in Eversheds Cambridge 2005-11; joined Mills & Reeve as a partner 2011.

Education

Downside School; University of Hull LLB (Hons), Law Society Finals (Hons) 1st Class.

Leisure

Memberships of MCC, the Gog Magog golf club, RFU (Twickenham Debenture holder), Cambridge Rugby club, Norwich City Football club.


East Anglia: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Cambridge

Within: Leading individuals

Anthony McGurk - Mills & Reeve LLP

Within: Corporate and commercial: Cambridge

The Cambridge office of Mills & Reeve LLP is home to to a deep bench of talent including practice head Tom Pickthorn, private equity expert Anthony McGurk and education and investment funds specialist Claire Clarke, who are leading lights in the market. Zickie Lim stands out for her work in in venture capital finance in the technology and life sciences sectors, as do corporate finance partner Stephen Hamilton and newly promoted partner Jonathan Greenwood for M&A deals in the education sector and mid-market corporate work. The firm is frequently involved in high-profile and high-value transactions around Cambridge, across East Anglia and the rest of the UK, as well as handling a large volume of cross-border matters.

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