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Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

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Cheltenham, Doha, Dubai, Geneva, Guildford, Hong Kong and 5 more

Adam Crossley

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Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

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Financial services, technology, media and telecommunications; corporate, private equity.


Adam is a corporate lawyer specialising in private equity. He has significant experience advising both private equity houses and management teams, as well as investee companies. He has acted for a number of private equity houses, including FF&P Private Equity, Elysian Capital, Graphite Capital, Primary Capital, ISIS Equity Partners and NBGI Private Equity. Experience: acting for Elysian Capital on the management buyout of Wellbeing Software Group, a market-leading healthcare IT group focused on the provision of software solutions and services to hospitals throughout the UK; acting for the management team backed by Risk Capital on the buyin management buyout of Neilson Active Holidays from the Thomas Cook Group; acting for FF&P Private Equity on the management buyout of the specialist property services company David Phillips; acting for the management shareholders on the sale of a majority interest in Longview Partners, the specialist asset management firm, to Northill Capital ‚ÄďLongview was founded in 2011 and manages $19.5bn on behalf of predominantly institutional investors.

London: Corporate and commercial

Private equity: transactions ‚Äď mid-tier ‚Äď up to ¬£250m

Within: Private equity: transactions ‚Äď mid-tier ‚Äď up to ¬£250m

Charles Russell Speechlys LLP works with a roster of buyout house clients such as Elysian Capital, which Malcolm MacDougall and senior associate Chris Manning advised on its acquisition of Key Travel. In addition to investment houses, the firm also acts for management teams, investee companies and  high net-worth family offices. Venture capital and growth capital PE are some other key areas of activity. Adam Crossley, who advised the management team on the £1.2bn sale of MRH to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, is another name to note. McDougall heads up the practice together with Adrian Mayer.

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