Jannan Crozier

Jannan Crozier

Partner
Baker & McKenzie LLP

Biography

Jannan Crozier is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Corporate Group based in London and a member of the Firm's Global IMT Steering Committee. Jannan practices in Corporate Law and advises clients in relation to cross-border mergers and acquisitions, negotiated carve out transactions, private equity and infrastructure transactions, joint ventures and corporate reorganisations.

Jannan joined Baker McKenzie's London office as a trainee solicitor in 2003, qualifying as a solicitor in the Corporate Group in 2005 and being promoted to partner in 2015. Jannan has completed secondments to our Moscow office (2004 to 2005) and Sydney office (2007 to 2008).

Representative Legal Matters

M&A / Carve-Outs

  • Advised Hitachi Ltd. on its USD 11 billion acquisition of ABB's power grids business in over 100 jurisdictions (the largest ever acquisition by a Japanese industrial company).

  • Advised Symphony Technology Group and other consortium members on the international carve out aspects of their $2 billion acquisition of Dell's RSA cyber business.

  • Advised SS&C Technologies on the international carve out aspects of its acquisition of IBMs Algorithmics business.

  • Advised Siemens AG on its acquisition of Process Enterprise Solutions Ltd for an undisclosed amount.

Private Equity

  • Advised Nordic Capital on several bids for assets in the IMT sector. 

  • Advised Nordic Capital on its acquisition of the Paganini Business from ABB. 

  • Advised the management team of Global Blue on the tiertiary buy-out by Silverlake and Partners Group from Equistone Private Equity for EUR1 billion.

Infrastructure

  • Advised Prime Super (led by Whitehelm Capital) on its acquisition of an interest in a Swedish Wind Farm from Dong. 

  • Advised Macquarie on its acquisition of Towercom, a Slovak towers business, from J&T Finance Group for EUR 132 million. 

  • Advised a consortium led by Access Capital Advisors comprising PGGM, APG and certain Australian superannuation funds on the acquisition of 70% of LBC Terminals from Challenger Infrastructure Fund for an aggregate equity value of approximately USD 300 million.


Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society of England and Wales

Admissions

  • England & Wales~United Kingdom (2005)

Education

  • College of Law, Chester (LPC with distinction) (2002)
  • University of Manchester (LLB) (2001)

Languages

  • English

Previous Offices

  • Sydney
  • Co-author, "The rise of the modern Carve-Out," Law360, March 2017

  • “My Career Story: I was pregnant at the same time I went up for Partnership," The Lawyer, June 2016

  • Co-author, Carve Out transactions, PLC, June 2015

  • Author, Senior Associate Interview, Qualified Lawyer, April 2014

  • Co-author, Warranty & Indemnity Insurance, PLC, July 2013