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Private equity

Specialist legal advice on private equity transactions

As the volume of private equity transactions taking place around the world continues to grow and become more sophisticated, so has the demand for legal advice from a corporate solicitor with significant experience in private equity law. Clarke Willmott’s private equity solicitors have the knowledge and depth of experience necessary to advise on private equity investments including venture and growth capital, management buy outs and investment agreements.

Our private equity investment team goes the extra mile to understand your business and investment objectives, enabling them to tailor innovative and practical solutions to complex issues.

How our equity law solicitors can help

Our Corporate team regularly advise on private equity transactions including:

  • Venture and growth capital
  • Pre-investment documentation
  • Investment and shareholders agreements
  • Articles of association
  • Intercreditor agreements
  • Management buyouts

Who we work with

Clarke Willmott’s corporate finance solicitors specialise in advising private equity funders, companies receiving an investment, and banks providing debt funding alongside an equity investment.

Some of our recent transactions:

Proper Cornish

Advised on the sale of food manufacturer Proper Cornish to French-owned Boncolac Group, backed by Waterland Private Equity Investments.

FT Gearing Systems Limited

FT Gearing Systems Limited manufactures and supplies precision geared components for the aerospace and defence sector. We acted for the shareholders on the sale of their shares to GS Precision Inc, a US-based Private Equity firm.

CPS Building Services Limited

Acted for the majority shareholder in the sale of his shares in CPS Building Services Limited, a leading regional provider of mechanical and engineering services to Carp Bidco Limited, a buyout vehicle formed by HIG Capital.

Contact a corporate finance solicitor today

Our corporate and private equity law solicitors based in Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Southampton and Taunton, are ready to advise you on private equity investment. We can provide corporate legal advice to businesses located within the UK and internationally.

Call for a free initial consultation today on 0800 652 8025 or get in touch online.

Your key contacts

Ed Foulkes

Partner, National Head of Corporate team

Ed is a ‘pragmatic and practical’ corporate lawyer dealing primarily with mergers and acquisitions. He has specialisms in the financial services, fintech and professional advisory sectors.
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Rob Ridd


Rob Ridd is a partner in Clarke Willmott solicitors’ Bristol corporate and commercial team specialising in company acquisitions and disposals.
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Kim Klahn


Kim understands her clients, advises on the law whilst taking into consideration any risks to add value to her clients and achieve their commercial outcomes.
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Meet our Corporate team

With seven offices throughout England and Wales, Clarke Willmott is a national law firm with a local presence. Click to learn more about our wider team of legal professionals and how they can support you.

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