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Addleshaw Goddard LLP

Private Equity

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What the team is known for

Focuses on mid-market transactions, acting on issues such as buyouts, restructurings and refinancings. Experienced in advising private equity firms, with an established reputation for its work with management teams. Offers a strong regional network domestically, alongside significant expertise in transactions involving Sub-Saharan Africa.

Strengths

Sources say: "They're very personable, approachable, and available whenever you need them."

Others add: "They're a good-quality firm who are well embedded in the mid-market and have a lot of experienced partners."

Work highlights

Represented Synova Capital and the management team on the sale of Defaqto Group to SimplyBiz for £75 million.

Notable practitioners

Michael Hinchliffe concentrates his practice on advising in connection with mid-market private equity deals. He is active on a broad suite of transactions on behalf of a number of prominent sponsor clients.
"He's very quick, charming and witty, and he provides really good advice.""He is a great guy for complex situations; his emotional intelligence, experience and commitment to his clients make him stand out."

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Overview

Please visit the Addleshaw Goddard website to find out more about our work in this area: https://www.addleshawgoddard.com/en/specialisms/corporate/private-equity/

Private Equity Department

Addleshaw Goddard LLP

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Department location

Milton Gate

60 Chiswell Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC1Y 4AG

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Private Equity: Buyouts


Michael Hinchliffe
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