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Work Department

Corporate; Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions


Richard Bull is a partner in Proskauer’s Corporate Department and a member of the Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions Groups.

Richard advises on a wide range of corporate work, including M&A, private investments, corporate venturing, joint ventures and corporate restructurings. Richard has extensive experience of acting on private equity, growth and expansion capital transactions of all types and sizes for sponsors and management teams, both of a domestic and international nature, with a particular focus in the financial services and technology industries.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > M&A: Upper Mid-Market And Premium Deals, £750m+

Routinely instructed by asset managers and sponsors on acquisitions and disposals, investments, public to private transactions and private equity deals  in the consumer, industrials, TMT and financial services space, the M&A team at Proskauer Rose LLP is led by Steven Davis, who focuses on buyouts, buy-ins and M&A for sponsors, management teams, public and private companies and financial institutions. Richard Bull and Andrew Wingfield are key members of a London tea that also includes Rebecca Villarreal. Tony Downes left to join Sidley Austin LLP.

London > Corporate and commercial > Private equity: transactions – high-value deals (£250m+)

Proskauer Rose LLP‘s ‘great client service and pragmatism‘ is valued by asset manager clients, who turn to the team for its capabilities across a range of transactions, ranging from high-value, cross-border equity investment deals to minority stake acquisitions. Practice chair Steven Davis is praised for his ‘incredibly experienced‘ and ‘highly strategic‘ approach, most recently on acquisitions for clients investing in tech and manufacturing assets. Richard Bull‘s focus notably includes insurance and tech-focused deals, while Andrew Wingfield‘s prolific transactional practice covers acquisitions, sales, and investments across the financial services sector. Other names to note include the ‘excellent’ Adam Creed, particularly praised for his capabilities in minority investment deals; Rebecca Villarreal, noted for her insurance acumen; and Rob Day, a key contact for various top sponsors seeking assistance with sports, media, and technology-based deals.  Liam Arthur joined from William Fry LLP in November 2022, while Tony Downes left the practice to join Sidley Austin LLP earlier in the summer.