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Private Equity

Private Equity

Private Equity Law
We offer market leading expertise in private equity. Working with investors, management teams and lenders we have advised on the majority of significant private equity transactions in Scotland over recent years.

We combine expertise and market knowledge gained from our partners having worked on high value, high profile deals in the City of London. This is combined with a depth and breadth of experience in local markets.

Our experience of oil & gas related private equity transactions is unsurpassed.

And we have expertise in all specialisms that are relevant to private equity transactions - we work with our Banking, Funds and Regulatory teams aiming to deliver a seamless, impeccable service.

Recent experience includes advising:

  • Maven Capital Partners and Simmons Parallel Fund on their further investment in Glacier Energy Services
  • Private equity house BlueGem Capital Partners on the takeover of AIM-listed Liberty, owner of the landmark London department store
  • The shareholders of ATR Group in the £19m disposal to a newco funded by new management equity, management equity rollover and NBGI Private Equity
  • Investors and the management team of Bruichladdich Distillery Company Limited on the sale of the company to Remy
  • Cointreau for an enterprise value of £58m
  • The management team on the disposal, alongside Lyceum Capital, of M&C Energy Group to Paris based Schneider Electric
  • M&C Energy Group and Lyceum Capital on the acquisition of the leading energy consultancies Encore International,
  • Creative Energy Solutions, ETT, Utility Masters, and Coleman Hines Inc.
  • The management of the £23m MBO of McKinnon & Clarke funded by Lyceum Capital
  • The founders and management of Euro Environmental Group on the £20m MBO funded by Sovereign Capital
  • Scottish Enterprise on over 150 co-investments with venture capital and private equity investors
  • Scottish Enterprise on the establishment of the Scottish Loan Fund, forming part of the Scottish Investment Bank
  • AXA Private Equity on the acquisition of a $740m portfolio of private equity from Barclays