Jon Cox-Brown > Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP > Nottingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

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Jon Cox-Brown is a corporate partner specialising in mergers and acquisitions, fundraisings, joint ventures and restructurings.

Jon acts for a diverse range of clients ranging from large UK and international corporates to institutional investors and successful entrepreneurs.

Recent transactions include acting for Capita on its £412mil offer for Xchanging plc; Experian in relation to a number of strategic transactions including the sale of its global retail intelligence business to Tyco and the sale of its large hosted database business to Sky; BBA Aviation on its US128mil sale of APPH to Heroux-Devtek; Alkane Energy on its £80mil takeover by Balfour Beatty Infrastructure Partners; and the Evans family on the £80mil sale of WR Evans.

Jon has a strong track record in the financial and business services sectors. Examples of his experience include acting for Capital One on the sale of its deposit and bond business to Skipton Building Society; acting for Derbyshire Building Society in relation to the disposal of a deposit bank; acting for Capita on the £50m acquisition of Bluefin Corporate Consulting from AXA, the £32mil sale of National Dental Plan to Unum and the sale of Fish Insurance to PIB.

Jon has significant expertise in international work and is an active member of the Eversheds equity capital markets team.

Recent feedback includes:

“Jon has successfully led on acquisitions and disposals for us in the UK and internationally over a period of years. He is highly experienced, responsive and very much a trusted adviser” Acquisitions Director, FTSE 100 company

“Jon is a very creative and dedicated lawyer who integrated himself very well into the team. He played a critical role in a highly complex and challenging negotiation” Director, Corporate Development, FTSE 50 company

“Jon impressed everyone in terms of his availability, responsiveness and going the extra mile.” Assistant General Counsel, NYSE listed company

“Good people who invest time in building relationships are fundamental to any service business. Jon has demonstrated in his dealings with us that he is a high quality individual who understands the particular dynamics of fast growing businesses” Group Finance Director




Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Nottingham and Derby

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Jon Cox-BrownEversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

At Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP, corporate partner and team head Jon Cox-Brown specialises in M&A, joint ventures and reorganisations for major corporate clients, entrepreneurs and financial sponsors. He is particularly sought after for transactions in the financial services, fintech and technology sectors. Private equity and equity capital markets are also significant areas of activity.