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Gateley Plc

KNIGHTSBRIDGE HOUSE, LOWER BROWN STREET, LEICESTER, LE1 5NL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0116 285 9000
Fax:
Fax 0116 285 9001
DX:
10829 LEICESTER 1
Email:
Web:
www.gateleyplc.com

Gareth John

Tel:
Work +44 (0) 116 285 9026
Email:
Gateley Plc

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Gareth is the Leicester office senior partner and also heads the corporate team in Leicester, advising on most types of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, MBO/MBI and private equity. Gareth’s clients range from large international plcs and household names to SMEs. The Aurum Group, DCC and Chinese car manufacturer, Changan are among his larger clients. Gareth is also a board member of the well-known local business pressure group Leicestershire Business Voice, and regularly comments on issues affecting business in the Leicester area.

Career

Qualified 1990.

Member

Law Society of England and Wales; Leicestershire Business Voice.

Education

University College, Cardiff (LLB Hons).

Leisure

Gareth supports Leicester Tigers and Leeds United. He enjoys cookery and the jazz guitar.


East Midlands: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Nottingham and Derby

Within: Leading individuals

Gareth John - Gateley Plc

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Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in the East Midlands

Within: Leading individuals

Gareth John - Gateley Plc

Within: Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in the East Midlands

Gateley Plc’s Leicester team has a strong focus on mergers, acquisitions, buyouts and disposals. Senior partner Gareth John, whose specialisms include private equity-related work, recently included advised Certas Energy UK on its acquisition of Trucks Stop Holdings, which involved leverage the firm’s local real estate expertise. John and Birmingham-based practitioner Tom Durrant jointly led a team assisting a newco buyer on its acquisition of Bridge Farm Nurseries via a management buyout, supported by NorthEdge Capital. The client base includes private equity houses including Connection Capital and Palatine Private Equity, as well as major corporates such as Aurum Group, Phoenix Parker Holdings and new client B M Fashions (Holdings).

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