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Richard Youle

London, UK UK Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Private Equity: Buyouts
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Richard Youle continues to distinguish himself as a top-flight practitioner whose work concentrates on handling transformational deals on behalf of major private equity houses. He exhibits strength in M&A and restructuring issues. He serves as co-head of the firm's private equity group.
"Richard is uniquely commercial and balanced in his judgement, and he marries that with a super in-depth knowledge."
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Richard Youle is co-head of Skadden’s Private Equity Group. He focuses on private equity matters, including advising private equity houses and financial sponsor clients on all types of leveraged M&A and portfolio assistance, such as restructuring advice.

Work Highlights

Mr. Youle’s significant experience includes representing:

- Coty Inc. in its strategic partnership with KKR & Co. Inc. including the carveout sale of 60% of its professional beauty and retail hair businesses to KKR with an enterprise value of US$4.3 billion;

- funds advised by Castik Capital in: the acquisition of Element Logic; the acquisition of Customs Support Group B.V. (CSG) from Mentha Capital B.V. and Oscar Driessen, the founder of CSG; CPA Global’s $6.8 billion all-stock combination with Clarivate plc; the sale of its stake in Waterlogic Holdings Limited to a new single asset fund, EPIC I-b; and the acquisition of AddSecure from Arby Partners;

- Transaction Services Group (TSG) in Calera Capital’s sale of a majority stake in TSG to Advent International Corporation;

- H.I.G. Capital in its acquisition of the plumbing and heating division of Travis Perkins plc;

- Hg in a number of matters, including: its acquisition of Riskalyze, Inc.; its investment in Managed Markets Insights & Technology, LLC; its investment, alongside TA Associates, in Insight Software; its investment in Dext; in its acquisition of a controlling interest in Trackunit from Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Gro Capital; in its sale of Mitratech to Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board, and on the terms of its continued minority investment in Mitratech; in its investment in Hyperion Insurance Group Limited; among many others.

- funds managed by I Square Capital Advisors, LLC, along with TDR Capital LLP, in the US$3.1 billion acquisition of Aggreko plc.

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Richard Youle

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