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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

Charles Glaskie

Tel:
Work +44 (0) 161 836 7803
Email:
Gateley Plc

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Charles is the national head of Gateley’s corporate group and leads the corporate team in Manchester. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions in both the private and public company arenas. Charles has over 20 years’ experience in a full range of corporate finance work. He has a master’s degree in law (from the College of William & Mary, Virginia, USA) and has been awarded the Corporate Finance Qualification by the Institute of Chartered Accountants. He is rated as one of the leading corporate finance lawyers within the North West, winning plaudits for being both ‘knowledgeable and commercial’. He has a broad client base, which includes BetFred, Peninsula Business Services, Cordant Group plc and Just Childcare.

Career

Trained Clifford Chance; qualified 1994; partner Gateley 1999.

Education

Manchester Grammar School; Queen Mary College University of London (LLB); College of William & Mary, Virginia US (LLM).

Leisure

Charles enjoys most sports, particularly football, golf, cricket, cycling and, occasionally, triathlons.


North West: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Manchester

Within: Leading individuals

Charles Glaskie - Gateley Plc

Within: Corporate and commercial: Manchester

Gateley Plc's ‘pragmatic and commercially aware’ team is praised for its ‘attention to detail’. It regularly advises private equity investors, large corporates and listed plcs, as well as high-net-worth individuals and investors, on corporate transactions. National head of corporate Charles Glaskie advised Timpson Group on its acquisition of the retail dry cleaning arm of Johnson Services Group for £8.25m. The ‘brilliantMark Halliwell, who specialises in corporate finance, advised Competition Line (UK) on the £20.5m sale of 18 gyms to The Gym Group. Paul Jefferson, who heads the private equity group, advised Inspired Energy on its £44m acquisition of Horizon Energy Group, an energy procurement and consultancy business based in Cork, Ireland; and advised City Football Group (CFG), on its strategic joint venture with Goals Soccer Centres, an AIM-listed operator of outdoor soccer centres. Mark Halliwell is ‘very experienced and capable’ and advised the shareholders of Chase Templeton, a private medical insurance broker backed by Palatine Private Equity, on its sale to Nevada Investments. Other key figures include Nigel Brown, who is ‘very experienced’ and advises on inward and outward investment to and from China; Khurshid Valli; Chris Dunn; and recently promoted partner Stephen Roberts. Legal director Kate Richards  is also noted for corporate matters. Jonathan Moakes  heads the commerce, technology and media practice, which includes Peter Budd and John Burns.

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