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UK Guide 2023
UK-wide Private Equity
Band 4

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Provided by Ashfords LLP

Our Private Equity Investment Team advises sponsors, lenders, management teams and private equity backed businesses across a range of industries including real estate, energy & waste, food & drink, healthcare, hotels & leisure and technology.
Our experienced team advises on matters such as:
Investments - We advise sponsors and lenders on a broad range of different transactions including buyouts, buy-ins, infrastructure transactions, real estate investments and acquisition finance.
Management advisory - We advise management teams on working with sponsors to buy the companies they manage, management incentives and other employment related issues.
Portfolio company representation - We represent private-equity backed businesses through their life cycle on matters such as commercial contracts, employment issues, dispute resolution, real estate transactions, regulatory and compliance matters and tax.
Portfolio management - Our team advises private equity, infrastructure and real estate funds on restructuring (both debt and equity), mergers & acquisitions, disposals, carve-outs and initial public offerings.

Chambers Review

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Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment - UK-wide
Band 4
What the team is known for

Ashfords maintains a respected venture capital practice with a strong reputation in the South West. It provides advice from both investor and company perspectives, and offers core strength in the technology field. The team exhibits particular expertise in complex syndicated investment transactions. Ashfords is experienced in deals involving European and North American interests.

Notable practitioners

Chris Dyson is a key contact within the department.

Work Highlights

Provided by Ashfords LLP
  • Ashfords advised Form3 on its USD160 million Series C funding round, led by Goldman Sachs.