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Mark Ellis

Mark Ellis

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Mark is a corporate finance partner with a particular focus on private equity and mergers & acquisitions. Mark trained with the firm and then gained specialist private equity expertise working in the City of London with Hogan Lovells and Travers Smith. Mark’s recent work includes advising:

  • Brown-Forman on its £285m acquisition of BenRiach Distillery Company Limited;
  • KKR as lead investor on a $275m fundraising by FanDuel Limited;
  • Maven Capital on investments in Blacktrace Holdings and Qikserve;
  • Kings Park Capital on investments in 7 Bone Burger Co. and Just Go! Holidays;
  • Management on the secondary sale of Bridge Leisure to Phoenix Equity Partners;
  • Business Growth Fund on investments in ACS Clothing and Campion Homes;
  • The shareholders of United Auctions on the MBO of the company;
  • Torishima Pump MFG Co. Ltd, listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, on its investment in Detroit headquartered, FEDCO LLC; and
  • The investors in Bruichladdich Distillery Company Limited on the £58m sale of the company to Remy Cointreau.

Mark is listed as a Leading Individual for corporate work in both Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal.  Chambers notes he is hailed as "a class act" in his field. He earns acclaim from clients for his "great understanding of our approach to making investments and willingness to go the extra mile to ensure the services delivered meet our high expectations."


Mark Ellis



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