Provided by Oliver Lazenby
Oliver is a corporate partner in London, and co-head of the firm’s London M&A practice. He works with international and domestic clients and advises primarily on public and private M&A, securities offerings and on board and governance issues. Oliver’s recent work includes advising Flutter on its cross-border acquisition of the Stars Group, John Laing on its public acquisition by KKR, World Remit on its acquisition of SendWave, John Laing on the sale of its stake in the Intercity Express Programme and previously on its IPO and rights issue, Ferguson on its listing in the US, Pearson on the sale of the Financial Times, mergermarket and its stake in The Economist, Poundland on its acquisition of 99p Stores and subsequent public takeover offer by Steinhoff, Henderson on its all-share cross-border merger with Janus, Croda International plc on its acquisition of Iberchem, and the associated equity raise by way of a placing, and the disposal of the majority of its Performance Technologies and Industrial Chemicals business, and Axel Springer on its acquisition of a stake in Purplebricks.
Oliver Lazenby offers clients strong counsel on public and private M&A deals covering a broad suite of industry sectors, including financial services, retail and gaming. He offers further expertise in capital markets transactions and corporate governance matters.