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Tim Nosworthy

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Tim Nosworthy is a partner in Mayer Brown’s private investment funds group in London. He advises managers, investors and other industry participants on a wide range of funds-related matters, including fund formations; joint ventures; co-investments; fund investments; secondary transactions; and acquisitions of fund management businesses. He has considerable experience across a number of asset classes, including real estate, private equity and infrastructure.


The College of Law; Chester 1992 University of Oxford 1991

London: Corporate and commercial

Private equity: transactions – mid-tier – up to £250m

Within: Private equity: transactions – mid-tier – up to £250m

'Excellent service' is combined with 'the hunger, ambition and hustle that magic circle firms or larger global firms often lack' at Mayer Brown International LLP , according to one client. The group regularly acts for players in the mid-market PE space on both the buy and sell side and is supported by a strong leveraged finance practice, which offers valuable input on debt-financed transactions. While the firm boasts expertise across numerous sectors, practitioners have a keen focus on  technology and often assist on deals involving tech-enabled businesses. Highlights included group head Perry Yam leading on the £221m acquisition of ByBox by Francisco Partners. ByBox provides innovative smart locker technology and field service solutions to improve the efficiency of supply chains across numerous sectors. Other key mandates involve the travel, retail and consumer sectors. James West is strongly recommended for mid-market buyouts, venture capital work and advising both investors and management teams on buy-and-build strategies. Also noteworthy are Tim Nosworthy and new partner Neil Evans; Evans arrived from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in February 2018.

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London: Investment fund formation and management

Private funds

Within: Private funds

Characterised by one client as 'proactive, business-friendly, excellent at negotiating and focused on problem solving', Mayer Brown International LLP's fund formation and investment management department acts for start-up investment management and family investment firms on both first time and subsequent fund formation matters. It is also known for its strong expertise in real estate private equity funds, where it tends to represent larger asset managers. The firm continues to expand its pension fund offering with experts assembled from different practice areas, all of whom boast a specialist knowledge of pension clients. Tim Nosworthy is practice head and key contact.

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