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Neal Hodges

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Simons Muirhead & Burton

Work Department

Corporate M&A, including investments and restructures.

Position

Partner

Career

RPC LLP – Trainee - 2001-2003

RPC LLP - Corporate Associate - 2003-2007

Joined Simons Muirhead & Burton LLP 2007, Senior Associate 2010, Partner 2014

Languages

French – conversational

Member

Law Society.

Education

Oxford University (BA (Jurisprudence) - Lincoln College - 1997-2000

Oxford institute of Legal Practice (Legal Practice Course) – 2000-2001


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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