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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

70 GREAT BRIDGEWATER STREET, MANCHESTER, M1 5ES, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0845 497 97 97
Fax:
Fax 0845 497 8888
DX:
14344 MANCHESTER
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Web:
www.eversheds-sutherland.com

Annika Unsworth

Tel:
Work +44 161 831 8341
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Eversheds Sutherland

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Annika is an Associate in our corporate group with experience acting for a wide range of clients in relation to mergers and acquisitions (both public and private).

Annika regularly provides support across corporate transactions to clients in a variety of sectors.

Recent notable transactions include acting for: Daisy Group Plc on its recommended £494m takeover by a consortium, NCC Group plc on its €133.25 million acquisition of Fox-IT and related £126 million fundraising, NCC Group on its £55 million acquisition of Accumuli by way of a scheme of arrangement and the shareholders on their £49 million disposal of Fredericks Dairies.

Additionally Annika has undertaken various secondments, including with LateRooms Limited, Flybe Group Plc and NCC Group Plc.

Position

Associate


London: Corporate and commercial

Flotations: small and mid-cap

Within: Flotations: small and mid-cap

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP's team has an excellent reputation acting for both issuers and NOMADs, and it is prominent in large, high-profile AIM and Main Market IPOs, secondary offerings and various other transactions. In 2017, Daniel Hall, Nicola Brookes and senior associate Annika Unsworth acted for Footasylum Plc in its £170m AIM flotation and £40m placing. They also assisted Zeus Capital (as NOMAD and broker) with the £190m AIM IPO of Strix Group Plc. Sebastian Orton and Chris Halliday more recently acted as the lead advisers to OnTheMarket Plc on its proposed £100m AIM IPO. Beyond IPO work, another highlight saw practice head Stephen Nash and legal director Mark Roe advise Investec on a secondary fundraising associated with Conviviality Plc's acquisition of the Central Convenience retail business. The firm also acts for UK investment trusts and Channel Islands-based registered investment companies. Other members of the team include Simon Masters, Alistair Cree, Steven Hacking and Alison Starr.

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