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Corporate

 

Our Corporate group handles the full range of transactional and advisory work for UK and multinational clients. Our fast-growing, award-winning team is capable of handling some of the largest and most complex transactions in the market. We have a reputation for premium quality advice and service levels with a focus on providing a serious and credible alternative to the largest law firms for UK and cross-border work.

We act for a broad range of clients, including UK and multinational corporates, private equity houses and regulated businesses.  The multi-jurisdictional nature of many of our deals allows us to draw on the extensive TerraLex network, of which we are a founder member.

We have extensive experience across a broad range of industry sectors, with particular expertise in the areas of media, insurance and reinsurance, financial services, technology and real estate.

Our areas of expertise include:

 

Selected directory listings

  • "The service was absolutely excellent" - Chambers UK, 2014
  • "I have a lot of respect for them" - Chambers UK, 2014
  • "A good reputation for representing an impressive roster of domestic and international clients in a range of transaction" - Chambers UK, 2014
  • "They are friendly, approachable and understanding" - Chambers UK, 2014
  • "‘Excellent’ transactional practice" - The Legal 500, 2013 edition
  • "This firm is praised by clients for the corporate team's ability to 'take a commercial approach.' They have been hailed as 'responsive and absolutely committed'" - Chambers UK, 2013
  • "RPC’s ‘knowledgeable and practicable’ corporate team regularly punches above its weight in terms of deal size" - The Legal 500, 2012 edition
  • "Satisfied clients attest that 'they understand there is always more than one way of skinning the proverbial cat in coming up with creative solutions'" - Chambers UK, 2012

 

Examples of relevant work

  • SCA – €1.32bn acquisition of Georgia-Pacific’s European tissue business, and €500m acquisition of Proctor & Gamble’s European tissue business
  • ANV – $250m investment by Ontario Teachers Pension Plan and the acquisition of Flagstone Re’s Lloyd’s of London business
  • Daily Mail and General Trust – £48m public takeover of primelocation.com, and merger of property portals Findaproperty.com and Primelocation.com with Zoopla.co.uk
  • HMV – disposal of stake in ebook retailer, aNobii
  • Dialog Semiconductor – advising this leading technology supplier on its IPO on Frankfurt and NASDAQ, €43m Frankfurt placing and US$201m  Luxembourg convertible bond offering
  • JRJ Group – advising this private equity investment firm generally on structuring and potential acquisitions, as well as acting for its portfolio company Marex Spectron on its £94.5m purchase of the Spectron group and its acquisition of the business of Schneider Trading Associates
  • Windsor Partners – sale to Hyperion

 

For more information about our Corporate practice please contact Tim Anderson (tim.anderson@rpc.co.uk).

 

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