Andrew is a Partner in the Corporate team.
He provides guidance on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, share and business asset disposals, corporate demergers and company reorganisations, joint ventures and other partnering arrangements, business owner exit strategies, management buy-outs and buy-ins, equity investment, finance and banking transactions, corporate governance and relations between shareholders.
In addition, he supports on transactions involving companies which are listed on the Alternative Investment Market, including acquisitions, reorganisations and constitutional changes related to listing.
His clients include businesses operating in London, Eire, the Channel Islands, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, America and Australia. They include transport solutions specialist Journeo Plc, commercial property lender Octopus, industry solutions company SFS Intec AG, housing provider Your Housing Group, vehicle driver provider Driver Hire Group Services Limited, global travel management company CTM and IT solutions business One Advent.
Recent examples of how Andrew has supported clients include:
- completing a share disposal on behalf of the members of Redfern Travel to Brisbane based Corporate Travel Management in a multi-million-pound deal that was negotiated and finalised within one month and involved collaboration with Australian lawyers;
- undertaking the reorganisation of share capital for AIM listed Journeo Plc in order to facilitate the issue of new shares to fund expansion and to consolidate the company’s shareholder base to reduce the cost of maintaining a large share register;
- undertaking the reorganisation of the UK subsidiaries of Swiss company SFS Intec AG in order to achieve an efficient corporate structure; and
- completing the sale of the entire share capital of Intertrain to City & Guilds Group within six weeks to strengthen the group’s technical training, assessment and certification offering to engineering, rail and construction companies.