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Wedlake Bell LLP
71 QUEEN VICTORIA STREET
LONDON
EC4V 4AY
England
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Wedlake Bell

Position

Adam is a corporate lawyer with a broad range of experience and expertise advising on all aspects of corporate law, including M&A, public company, joint ventures and private equity investments on both buy-side and sell-side transactions. Adam advises a variety of clients, including public companies listed on the London Stock Exchange’s main and AIM markets, private companies, partnerships and entrepreneurs, in a number of industry sectors, with a focus on hospitality and leisure, corporate real estate and financial services. His recent experience includes: Advising on a £250M REIT IPO- A new real estate investment trust raised £250M in May 2017 by way of placing, offer for subscription, intermediaries offer and placing programme and for its shares to be admitted to the Specialist Fund Segment of the London Stock Exchange’s main market.

Advising on a £15M acquisition of a group of companies owning student rental accommodation in the UK. Advising a new fund established to invest in UK student rental accommodation. Advising on a £80M simultaneous sale and purchase of SPVs owning commercial property in London.The transaction involved the simultaneous sale of an Isle of Man property company and purchase of a Jersey property company, each which owned commercial property in central London, for an aggregate consideration of £80M.Advising on a $160M restaurant transaction
Advising the owners a number of well-known and exclusive global restaurant brands. The transaction involved the sale of an equity interest in a restaurant group for $160M and subsequent joint venture. Advising on a £10M management buy-in. Advising the owners of a consultancy services and project solutions recruitment business on restructuring the group, sale and a management buy-in by way of cash, consideration shares and loan notes. Advising on a £10m placing and open offer.The transaction involved advising an AIM company regarding its £10m secondary fundraising to meet Prudential Regulation Authority capital requirements pursuant to the terms of a new banking licence.

Career

Adam joined the corporate team of Wedlake Bell as a partner in 2017.

Adam qualified as a solicitor in 2008 and has a degree in Law from The University of Manchester. Prior to joining Wedlake Bell, he worked in the London office of Maclay Murray & Spens LLP.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > M&A: smaller deals, up to £50m

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Wedlake Bell LLP’s corporate team was significantly boosted in spring 2022 by the acquisition of a four-strong team from Bates Wells including Mark Tasker and Stephen Callender. In 2021, the team saw a resurgence of transactions in the natural resources and energy and technology sectors. Team head Adam Lynch serves a diverse client base including public companies listed on the London Stock Exchange’s main and AIM markets, private companies, partnerships and entrepreneurs, with a focus on the hospitality and leisure, corporate real estate, and financial services sectors.