Nick is a Partner in the Corporate team.

He has more than 15 years of experience working with national and international clients across multiple sectors including food & beverage, retail, health (dental) and insurance.  Deal value have recently ranged from several million GBP to £200 million.

Nick supports clients on a wide range of matters including; acquisitions and disposals, investments, private equity funding, group restructuring, contractual issues, commercial objectives and general corporate governance.

Recent examples of how Nick has supported clients include acting for:

  • Leprino Foods Company (a US based group) on the acquisition of the remaining interest in the Glanbia Cheese joint venture from its JV partner Glanbia plc. Glanbia Cheese is a leading mozzarella maker in Europe comprising Glanbia Cheese EU Limited and Glanbia Cheese Limited. Transaction proceeds of €178.9 million have been received in cash, with further contingent consideration of up to €25 million, dependant on the performance of Glanbia Cheese over the next three years;
  • PepsiCo - on the acquisition of premium snack brand, Pipers Crisps and a 20% stake in Carpathian Springs, the owner of Romanian bottled-water business Aqua Carpatica;
  • US-based Center Rock Capital Partners, LP on its acquisition of John Lawrie Tubulars from Rubicon Partners. John Lawrie is a leading, multinational distributor and processor of steel tubular products. The transaction marked Center Rock’s first platform investment out of its second investment vehicle, Center Rock Capital Partners Fund II, LP;
  • Apleona (a Germany based group), a European market leader in integrated facility management, on its acquisition of Combined Technical Solutions, a London and Manchester based multi-technical facilities management services provider;
  • US based Corvus Insurance, the leading provider of smart commercial insurance products powered by AI-driven risk data, on its acquisition of London based Tarian Underwriting Limited from Beat Capital Partners Ltd. Tarian is the leading cyber underwriting platform providing market-leading solutions to an ever-changing cyber risk environment and underwrites on behalf of a consortium of Lloyd’s syndicates;
  • UK based Jensten Group (a Livingbridge backed investment), on a series of insurance backed brokerages; and
  • Charlie Bigham’s on its investment in the By Ruby frozen ready meals brand.