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Corporate, M&A and Securities


London: Corporate and commercial

Private equity: transactions

Within: Private equity: transactions

At¬†Norton Rose Fulbright,¬†David Marshall¬†recently succeeded outgoing partner¬†Richard Bull¬†as practice head, with Bull moving to¬†Proskauer Rose LLP. Marshall's team handles all stages of the investment lifecycle for a wide range of clients, including private equity investors, corporates and management teams. In 2017, Marshall and senior associate¬†Sophie O‚ÄôConnor¬†acted for the management team of Esendex in its acquisition by HgCapital from Darwin Private Equity.¬†Jason Moss¬†and of counsel Sarah Tonks¬†assisted TOMS Capital and Nomad Foods Limited with acquiring Green Isle Foods Limited for ‚ā¨225m. Another key figure is¬†Bayo Odubeko, who has particular experience of acting for Africa-focused private equity and infrastructure funds in their investments into Africa. Odubeko advised Alta Semper Capital on the acquisition of a controlling interest in Egyptian consumer healthcare company Macro Holding from its founders. The firm's other clients include One Peak Partners, Scottish Equity Partners and ValueAct Capital.

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London: Risk advisory

Corporate governance

Within: Corporate governance

Norton Rose Fulbright combines local expertise with the resources of a wider global network to cover the full range of contentious and non-contentious issues across the corporate governance sphere. Its depth and breadth of expertise has enabled it to develop strong relationships with a number of FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 companies, financial institutions and investors, among others. Led by Christopher Pearson, the team advises clients on a wide range of matters, including preparing for AGMs, annual reporting obligations, shareholder activism, board composition and conflicts policies. Corporate partner Claire O’Donnell, who has more than 15 years of M&A experience, advises boards on the ethical aspects of transactions, directors' duties and other governance issues. Jonathan Herbst, who is the global head of the financial services regulatory practice, has specialist expertise in banking and brokerage regulation. The firm's strong non-contentious offering is complemented by its excellent record in contentious matters, including domestic and cross-border regulatory investigations and enforcement action. It has a particularly stand out reputation in investigations into financial crimes and related prosecutions; Sam Eastwood, (now at Mayer Brown International LLP) who led the business ethics and anti-corruption practice, is a name to note in this space. On a related note, Neil O’May, Ruth Cowley, Jason Moss and Paul Griffin are representing Carl Rogberg, the former financial director of Tesco, in a Serious Fraud Office prosecution connected with accounting practices at the retailer.

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