Representative Legal Matters
Advised the majority shareholders of MagicLab, which owns and operates market-leading dating and social networking apps Badoo, Bumble, Chappy, and Lumen, on the majority stake sale to funds managed by Blackstone, valuing the company at approximately USD 3 billion.
Advised Nuance Communications, Inc., on the USD 400 million sale of its Document Imaging business to Kofax, Inc.
Advised Trimble Inc., on its USD 1.2 billion acquisition of Portland based software construction company, Viewpoint, Inc.
Advised Universal Music Group on various transactions, including the acquisition of a number of music labels, its investment in a UK-based jazz festival and the disposal of Parlophone Music Group to Warner Music Group.
Advised Trimble Inc. on its acquisition of UK based Network Mapping Group Limited.
Advised Kao Corporation on its acquisition of Washing Systems, LLC from California based private equity firm Gryphon Investors.
Advised Bain Capital on its portfolio acquisition of a UK cleaning and hygiene chemicals manufacturer and supplier.
Advised Australian-listed Telstra Corporation Limited on its acquisition of UK-based data analytics specialist, Dr Foster Intelligence Limited.
Advised a Hong Kong-listed technology company on its GBP 150 million acquisition of a UK video games developer.
Advised a Chinese consortium on its majority investment in a UK financial services technology company.
- England & Wales~United Kingdom (2014)
- College of Law (LPC) (2010)
- Durham University (LLB) (2007)