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Shoosmiths LLP

Private Equity

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What the team is known for

Strong group offering venture capital and EIS investor clients support in all series fund-raisings and growth capital investments, among other transactions. Leverages broad expertise out of its extensive domestic network of offices.

Strengths

Sources say: "I've been very pleased with the quality of service Shoosmiths have given. They offer a combination of commercial and legal expertise, and give us fully-packaged, high-quality service."

Another reports: "They offer high-quality advice. They're very well networked, efficient and committed."

Work highlights

Advised Lakestar Capital on its £22 million Series B investment in Streetbees.

Notable practitioners

Alastair Peet acts for investment funds and growth companies in venture capital transactions in the technology space. He heads the firm's national venture capital practice group.
"He is very creative and responsive.""He is excellent at finding a way around tricky situations. He's brilliant."

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Overview

Shoosmiths' private equity team is widely recognised for its breadth of experience and expertise in advising on private equity deals.

Our impressive track record includes advising on establishing funds, MBO/MBI investments, developing portfolio companies including 'buy and build' structures, restructuring and exit strategies.

We regularly act for many of the leading UK private equity houses as well as advising on equity and debt restructuring, funding and acting for management teams.

Our specialist team has a wealth of experience in the Private Equity market combined with a pro-active, friendly and commercial approach whilst always delivering high-quality advice.

Private Equity

Shoosmiths LLP

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Location

6th Floor, 1 St. Martin's Le Grand

London

Greater London

UK

EC1A 4AS

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Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment


Alastair Peet
Band 2