Laurence Hanesworth is a corporate associate and a member of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets, Private Equity, and Private ...
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- Market Bidco Finco Plc, an indirect subsidiary of funds managed or advised by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, in the offerings of £1.075 billion and €545 million of senior secured fixed rate notes relating to the financing of CD&R’s acquisition of Wm Morrison Supermarkets Limited.
- CPP Investments as an investor in a single-asset continuation fund established by GHO Capital Partners, created to hold existing portfolio company Validant, a leading international provider of quality, compliance and regulatory affairs consulting to Biotech, Pharma and MedTech companies.
- StepStone Group in its role as senior lead investor in a €563 million continuation fund established by Ufenau Capital Partners to acquire two existing assets from Ufenau V.
- A major Italian telecommunications company specializing in wireless broadband in the issuance of €120 million floating rate senior secured notes in August 2019, and further issuances of €50 million notes in April 2021 and €25 million notes in February 2022.
- Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its tender offer to acquire a series of outstanding notes issued by Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc, and a consent solicitation relating to such series of outstanding notes, as part of its £7 billion acquisition of Morrisons.
- Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its offering and sale of £1.2 billion 6.75% senior notes due 2029 in connection with the financing aspects of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice’s £7 billion acquisition of Morrisons.
- PJSC Polyus in its $700 million Eurobond offering of 3.25% notes due 2028 and a related tender offer for outstanding notes due 2023 and 2024 for the aggregate principal amount of $605.3 million.
- BNY Mellon in its role as the depositary bank in Ignitis grupė’s €450 million offering, and listing on the London Stock Exchange. The listing was named by CEE Legal Matters among its 2020 Deals of the Year.
- Pantheon in its equity investment as part of the proposed £2 billion takeover by KKR of John Laing Group plc.
- A consortium of international secondaries fund sponsors led by Pantheon and Aberdeen Standard in a fund recapitalization involving the single-asset transfer of KD Pharma Group, a German vitamin supplement manufacturer, and related investment transaction.
- DH Private Equity in its sale of the two remaining assets in fund DH IV to fund DH IV.1, a new fund also managed by DH Private Equity.
- OEConnection, a Providence Private Equity portfolio company, in its acquisition of Bluegrasscoms.
- A U.S. private equity fund in co-investments in various jurisdictions, including France, Sweden, Denmark, Spain and Poland.
- PJSC Polyus and its indirect subsidiary Polyus Finance in the $500 million Eurobond offering of 4.70% guaranteed notes due 2024.
- Atkore in its acquisition of Flexicon.
- PJSC Polyus in a public offering of shares and depositary receipts pursuant to Regulation S/Rule 144A and listing of depositary receipts on the LSE.
- Polyus Gold International in its $800 million Eurobond offering of 5.25% guaranteed notes due 2023.
- Polyus Gold International in its $500 million Eurobond offering of 4.699% notes due 2022.
- American International Group in several transactions with Fairfax Financial, a leading global property and casualty insurer and reinsurer, as part of a strategic partnership in 12 jurisdictions across Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe.
- HarbourVest Partners in its £806.6 million acquisition of the investment portfolio of SVG Capital, a publicly listed investment fund. The acquisition followed an initial £1,015 million takeover offer by HarbourVest Partners for SVG Capital. The deal has been recognized by various industry award schemes, including the PEI Awards and being named Private Equity Deal Of The Year at the IFLR European Awards.
- BPP Law School, 2013, L.P.C.
- King's College London, 2012, LL.B.