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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

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Richard leads our international corporate practice and has extensive experience of M&A and private equity, and is a member of the TMT and Healthcare Groups. Richard specialises in acting for UK and International Private Equity houses and management teams on all aspects of mergers and acquisitions and buy outs.


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London > Corporate and commercial > Private equity: transactions - mid-market deals (up to £250m)

Able to draw on its significant national resources, Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP‘s ‘in-depth knowledge of both the PE industry and the larger corporate industry‘ is prized by a host of PE houses and management teams alike. The cross-office team is led by the Birmingham-based James Trevis, who works with a number of the firm’s key sponsor clients on mid-market deals. Also based in Birmingham, Mark Beardmore‘s sector-specific experience includes tech and logistics-oriented deals, while Catherine Eley has recently worked with management teams on a number of strategic bolt-on acquisitions and divestitures. International corporate head Richard Moulton is a highly experienced adviser whose recent engagements include a number of sell-side processes in the software and professional services arenas. Other names to note include Leeds-based Robin Skelton and the ‘excellent’ Richard Kyle. All named lawyers are based in London unless stated otherwise.

London > Corporate and commercial > M&A: Lower Mid-Market Deals, £100m-£750m

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Richard MoultonEversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Headed up by the co-chair of the global corporate and M&A practice, Richard Moulton, who specialises in private equity and M&A transactions for corporate and financial sponsor clients, the London hub of the international practice at Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP offers ‘deep sector expertise’ across at least seven key sectors including energy, insurance and financial services. The ‘excellent’ Robin Johnson is a widely recognised lawyer in the market and manages the firm’s client relationship with Next plc, handling their strategic M&A transactions. Regularly acting for clients in the industrials and technology arena, Antony Walsh, is well-versed in global M&A and reorganisation work. Simon Masters specialises in advising on M&A, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, initial public offerings and fundraisings. James Trevis heads up the private equity group and Jon Gill’s practice principally involves private equity, M&A and venture capital transactions for high growth companies in the technology sector. Oil and gas and LNG specialist, Jubilee Easo, who advises state and international oil and gas entities and financial institutions, and Martin Mankabady, who regularly acts in financial services and insurance matters, are other key lawyers.

London > Corporate and commercial > Equity capital markets – small-mid cap

‘Highly collaborative and extremely responsive‘, Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP advises corporate entities, brokers and investment funds on a range of domestic and cross-border matters, namely main market and AIM transactions that encompass potential IPOs, reverse takeovers, fundraisings, and M&A deals – both public and private. Corporate head Richard Moulton co-leads the team with Stephen Nash, a ‘very pragmatic‘ adviser who is a key name for all things ECM and public company takeover transactions. Other key figures include Alistair Cree, based in Manchester, and Mark Roe, whose advice spans public company and corporate governance advice. All named lawyers are based in London unless specified otherwise.