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TOWER BRIDGE HOUSE, ST KATHARINE'S WAY, LONDON, E1W 1AA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 3060 6000
Fax:
Fax 020 3060 7000
DX:
600 LONDON CITY
Email:
Web:
www.rpc.co.uk

Anthony Shatz

Tel:
Work 020 3060 6217
Email:
RPC

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Partner in the corporate team, head of the investment funds practice at RPC and co-head of the hotels practice. Specialises in public and private M&A, investment funds, secondaries transactions and general corporate advisory work, acting for a range of clients in a number of sectors including real estate and private equity.

Career

Trained at SJ Berwin (subsequently King & Wood Mallesons) and qualified in 1999 into SJ Berwin's corporate team. Made partner in 2008. Left to join RPC in May 2013.

Education

Carmel College, Oxfordshire; University College London (LLB with honours); Inns of Court School of Law. Dual qualified as a barrister and solicitor.

Leisure

Cooking; travel; cinema; skiing and politics.


London: Corporate and commercial

M&A: lower mid-market deals, £50m-£250m

Within: M&A: lower mid-market deals, £50m-£250m

RPC¬†'s¬†‚Äôs ‚Äėquick, well-equipped‚Äô team is ‚Äėvery committed to meeting deadlines‚Äô. The firm has acted on a number of high-profile transactions in the retail and technology spheres, with¬†Nigel Collins¬†acting for Hitachi on the acquisition of Temple Lifts and¬†Karen Hendy¬†acting as lead advisor to Sports Direct International on its disposal of the sportswear brand Dunlop and related wholesale business for $137.5m to Sumitomo Rubber Industries. Hendy also advised Dialog Semiconductor on its share buyback programme, split into ‚ā¨38m and ‚ā¨75m tranches. The team remains strong in the insurance sector, with¬†James Mee¬†and private equity specialist¬†David Wallis¬†acted as lead counsel to Citynet Insurance Brokers, as well as its management and selling shareholders, on the sale of the broker to Carlyle-backed PIB Group. Insurance sector expert¬†Matthew Griffith¬†has previously assisted Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group with the sale of Thistle Insurance Services to PIG Group.¬†Anthony Shatz¬†and senior associate¬†Paul Jenkins¬†are ‚Äėquick thinkers‚Äô with ‚Äėvery good people skills‚Äô.

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London: Public sector

Education: schools

Within: Education: schools

RPC's client list includes the Mill Hill School Foundation, St Clement Danes School and St Clement Danes Holborn Estates Charity, and the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference. The team is also able to leverage the firm's wider expertise in corporate and investment matters, mergers, HR and employment to provide a full spectrum of service to clients. Geraldine Elliott heads the practice and has a focus on governance matters, as well as staff and pupil issues such as disputes concerning admissions. Corporate practitioner Anthony Shatz advises schools on M&A and investment matters.

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