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Gowling WLG
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London > Corporate and commercial > M&A: lower mid-market deals, £50m-£500m

Widely regarded for the strength of its health and life sciences offering, Gowling WLG is also noted for its transactional capabilities in the real estate, energy, and advanced engineering sectors. Sunil Kakkad also serves as co-head of the firm’s India group, where he works with a host of Indian companies, financial institutions, and investors on cross-border transactions. London M&A head Gareth Baker is a driving force behind the firm’s energy offering, possessing noteworthy expertise in thermal, renewable, and nuclear technologies. Life sciences expert Ian Piggin routinely handles investments and partnerships in the pharmaceutical and medical sectors, while Neil Hendron’s health and care capabilities are concentrated in private company M&A transactions. Senior associate Róisín Bergin advises widely on corporate transactions driven by PE and VC investments.

London > Corporate and commercial > Private equity: transactions - mid-market deals (up to £250m)

Gowling WLG acts for sponsors and portfolio companies on a steady stream of investments, mergers, acquisitions and bolt-on deals. The practice is also engaged by growth equity funds, particularly in the renewable energy sector, where Gareth Baker takes the lead. Neil Hendron and Ian Piggin are also key names to note; Piggin leads the team and handles deals across sectors including professional services and technology, while Hendron focuses on the healthcare sector.