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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Work Department

Richard is Head of the UK Private Equity team. He has extensive experience of all areas of mergers and acquisitions both public and private. Since joining the firm in May 2003, Richard has advised on over 40 transactions.

Richard's most recent experience includes;

  • advising Tinopolis plc on its £45m acquisition by way of scheme of arrangement by Vitruvian Partners; 
  • acting for Gresham LLP and newco on the £110m acquisition of Betts Global Limited, a manufacturer of toothpaste tubes with operations in 11 jurisdictions (including the US, Brazil, Mexico, China, Indonesia, Russia, Poland, Switzerland and South Africa); 
  • acting for Hutton Collins on the £260m secondary buyout of Healthcare at Home; 
  • acting for management and newco on the £410m secondary buyout of Apollo Group funded by BOSIF; 
  • acting for management in connection with the £100m public to private of SHL Group plc; 
  • the acquisition of Airclaims Ltd - a business operating in nine jurisdictions acting for LDC and newco; acting for H&T Group plc in relation to the exit by Rutland Partners by way of £54m IPO on AIM market; 
  • acting for Hutton Collins in its co-investment in the £155m Electra led secondary buyout of Travelsphere; 
  • acting for Baird Capital Partners Europe on the buyouts of Aston Carter and Paddock Fabrications; 
  • acting for management and newco on the acquisition of IDIS Ltd - a medical distribution business operating principally in the UK, France and Germany.




Lawyer Rankings

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

Experienced in Main Market and AIM matters, Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP handles IPOs, reverse takeovers, fundraisings, and public and private M&A for domestic and international clients. Cross-border work is a particular forte for the group, that can draw from a broad international footprint. Corporate specialist Richard Moulton co-leads the team with Stephen Nash, who focuses on equity capital markets and public company takeover transactions.

London > Corporate and commercial > M&A: lower mid-market deals, £50m-£500m

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Richard MoultonEversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Under the leadership of global M&A co-chair Richard Moulton , Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP has continued to strengthen its position in the London market with a number of key lateral hires over the past 12 months. Notable additions include Waltter Kulvik, a specialist in investment transactions who joined the team from Ashurst‘s Singapore office in May 2022, as well as Martin Mankabady and Adriana Cotter; corporate insurance and regulatory partners who were previously at Dentons until January 2022. The depth of Robin Johnson‘s cross-border transactional acumen ensures that he is regularly sought out for complex, multi-jurisdictional deals across a number of sectors, whereas Simon Masters international M&A capabilities are especially concentrated in French, Italian, Spanish and Brazilian deals. Chris Halliday heads up the industrial transactions desk, where Antony Walsh is also a key contact. Halliday and Walsh are recommended for their additional expertise in insurance and technology, respectively.