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Addleshaw Goddard

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Nathan Pearce

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Addleshaw Goddard

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Corporate/private equity.


Nathan acts on all aspects of domestic and cross-border M&A, joint ventures and restructurings, with a particular focus on private equity and other financial sponsor-led transactions and advising high net worth individuals and families. He advises private equity houses on executing their investments, on managing their portfolio companies during the life of their investments and on helping them to deliver successful exits. He has worked with a number of well-known investors including 3i, AnaCap, Bridgepoint, Candover (now Arle Capital), Doughty Hanson, Goldman Sachs PIA and Smedvig Capital on a full range of low, mid and large cap transactions. Nathan also regularly advises management teams backed by private equity funders ‚Äď examples include advising the management of The Miller Group Limited on the terms of their participation in the circa ¬£500m financial restructuring led by GSO (part of the Blackstone Group), and advising the management of RL360 on its buyout from Royal London backed by Vitruvian. In addition, Nathan frequently advises corporate, institutional and high net worth clients, having undertaken a broad range of transactional and other work in the UK and overseas. Examples include work for Rathbone Brothers Plc, GVC Holdings Plc, MacDermid Inc, Alliance Medical Group Limited and Boris Berezovsky. Nathan regularly works on cross-border matters, often working alongside our preferred law firms in numerous jurisdictions. He has particular experience in relation to Germany (where he spent six months on secondment to Noerr‚Äôs Munich and Berlin offices) and Italy (where he regularly works with NCTM).


Trained Lovells, qualified 2001. Lovells, 1999-2007 (London, Frankfurt and Prague); Clifford Chance 2007-11 (London); Addleshaw Goddard 2011 to present (London).


The University of Birmingham (LLB Law and Business Studies, 2:1 Hons); Nottingham Law School (LPC Distinction).

London: Corporate and commercial

Private equity: transactions

Within: Next generation lawyers

Nathan Pearce - Addleshaw Goddard

Within: Private equity: transactions

In 2017, Addleshaw Goddard underscored its market-leading reputation for mid-cap private equity transactions by handling a significant number of high-end mandates for some of the most active midmarket private equity houses. A three-partner team including Mike Hinchliffe, Marc Field and William James acted for ECI in its investment in a minority stake in analytics and technology company Media iQ. The firm also undertook a significant amount of work for LDC, such as its buyouts of Chargepoint and Fishawack; the key advisers on these deals were Paul Medlicott, and managing associates George Danczak, Katie Parker and Rabia Burton. The firm also excels in larger transactions (above £500m); Andrew Green and associate Ben Heywood advised Inflexion on its £800m investment in Radius Payments Solutions. It also has a strong profile acting for management teams in similar large deals. Following its merger with Scottish firm HBJ Gateley in 2017, the firm now counts on the experience of David Kirchin Murray Jack, Andrew Ley and Andrew Walker. Yunus Seedat heads up the national team, which was strengthened by the arrival of Peter Wood from Pinsent Masons LLP, and also includes Nathan Pearce and Graham Cross. Andrew Carpenter joined DWF.

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