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Work 020 3206 2700
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Natalie Wright

Tel:
Work 020 3206 2700
Email:
Simons Muirhead & Burton

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial

Position

Partner specialising in M&A, corporate finance and restructurings, joint ventures, shareholder arrangements, LLP’s, share options and general commercial work.  Working with a diverse range of SME clients, Natalie has specialist industry knowledge in the retail and beauty sectors and music and fashion industries.

Career

Trained at Davenport Lyons; qualified in 2003. Joined SM&B as a partner in February 2014.

Member

Law Society and Women in Business

Education

Ursuline Convent, Wimbledon; Westminster University (LLB (Hons) 2:1); College of Law, Guildford.

Leisure

Very bad piano playing, coming last in sporting events and holidays with family.


London: Corporate and commercial

M&A: smaller deals up to £50m

Within: M&A: smaller deals up to £50m

Media, technology and events are core sector strengths for Simons Muirhead & Burton’s practice, which is jointly led by Peter Weiss and Simon Goldberg. Highlights included Weiss advising Stagwell UK Holdings, a subsidiary of a US-based digital marketing investment group, on the acquisition of Forward 3D Group, a UK digital marketing agency with subsidiaries located around the world; Neal Hodges acting for Banijay UK on the acquisition of media production company 7Wonder; and Natalie Wright assisting UK property consultancy Investments. The team has a number of corporate finance houses among its clients; Hodges and Weiss acted for Atlantic Leaf on the £71m acquisition of 45% of the units in a Guernsey property unit trust and 50% of the shares in a Guernsey management vehicle. Other clients include PEX Software, First Access Entertainment, Duck Soup Films and Bryter.

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London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Franchising

Within: Franchising

Simons Muirhead & Burton represents a number of household names such as Selfridges, Urban Outfitters and Dennis Publishing. Maninder Gill  leads the team and has extensive experience in the retail, publishing and education sectors. Also recommended are Natalie Wright , Peter Weiss  and associate Anne Rose.

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