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Gateley Plc

SHIP CANAL HOUSE, 98 KING STREET, MANCHESTER, M2 4WU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 836 7700
Fax:
Fax 0161 836 7701
DX:
14317 MANCHESTER-1
Email:
Web:
www.gateleyplc.com
Birmingham, Dubai, Leeds, Leicester, London, Manchester and 2 more

Paul Jefferson

Tel:
Work +44 (0) 161 836 7818
Email:
Web:
gateleyplc.com/
Gateley Plc

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Paul is a partner in the corporate team and is Head of Private Equity for Gateley Plc, leading a variety of M&A transactions but specialising in private equity deals, such as leveraged  buy-outs and development capital investments, as well as advising on mergers and acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures.

Paul also advises on fund formation and constitution for a range of private and institutional fund managers and limited partners, both in the UK and offshore.

Recent successes include: advising Manchester City on its U.S. joint venture with Goals Soccer Centres; advising on the sale of Portsmouth Football Club; advising LDC on its exit of Metronet UK Limited; advising Maven Capital Partners on its MBO of Healthpoint; advising Infinity Asset Management on formation and structuring of Merlin II (property investment fund).

Career

Trained: Watson Burton, Newcastle upon Tyne; qualified 1994; DLA Piper 1996-2006 (partner, corporate group 2000-06); Halliwells LLP (partner group) 2006-10; Gateley partner 2010 to date.

Languages

French.

Member

The Law Society.

Education

Newcastle Royal Grammar School; University of Liverpool (1990 2:1 LLB); College of Law, York (1991 LSF).

Leisure

Paul’s interests include football (Newcastle United), rugby, golf and skiing.


North West: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Manchester

Within: Leading individuals

Paul Jefferson - Gateley Plc

Within: Corporate and commercial: Manchester

Gateley Plc represents blue chip businesses, private equity houses and management teams. On the corporate side, the firm advises private and public companies on M&A, private equity deals, MBOs, disposals, joint ventures and shareholder/member arrangements. On the commercial side it advises on core business contracts, supply chain management, brand protection, payment services and outsourcing. Charles Glaskie and Jonathan Moakes head the team. Rebecca Grisewood ,  Paul Jefferson and Stephen Roberts are also recommended

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