Advised United Oil & Gas PLC in Agreement to Sell Licence Containing Maria Oil Discovery
Assisted client United Oil & Gas PLC (United) in the execution of a conditional asset purchase agreement with Quattro Energy Limited to sell U.K. Central North Sea Licence P2519 containing the Maria oil discovery in Block 15/18e for a maximum consideration including contingent bonus payments of up to £5.7 million.
Acquisition of 75% Stake in Pexion Group for £34 Million
Represented investment firm RDCP Group in its acquisition of a 75% stake in Pexion Group, a precision engineering firm, in a transaction valued at £34 million.
Cross-Border Transactions for Holding Company and Primary Portfolio Company
Completed a series of four complex, multimillion-dollar transactions in the U.S. and U.K. on behalf of a holding company and its primary portfolio company. In addition to traditional M&A aspects, our team provided guidance on related real estate, environmental, employment, benefits, immigration and international factors. Two of the four transactions closed on the same day on two different continents.
Advised on Admission to Trading, £17 Million Fundraising
Advised Samarkand Group PLC, a cross-border e-commerce technology and retail group, on the admission of its ordinary shares to trading on the APEX segment of the Aquis Stock Exchange Growth Market in the U.K. The significantly oversubscribed fundraising was scaled up from its original £10 million target to accommodate demand from institutional and qualified investors. The final amount raised was £17 million (before expenses) at an issue price of 115 pence per share. The net proceeds will be used primarily for the expansion of Samarkand’s business development activities and to progress the Nomad platform, its proprietary software platform.
$100 Million Series B Funding Investment by Private Equity Fund
Advised a private equity fund on its equity investment in a U.K. company’s $100 million Series B funding round.
Sale of Development Consultancy and Financial Modelling Services Business
Advised a multidisciplinary construction and regeneration consultancy on the sale of its development consultancy and financial modelling services business.
Advised on the Public Takeover of an AIM-Quoted Oil and Gas Company
Advised AIM-quoted oil and gas exploration company in connection with the acquisition of all its outstanding securities by way of a scheme of arrangement under English law.
£13.57 Million Subscription, Placement by Oil and Gas Company
Advised AIM-quoted oil and gas company on its subscription and placing to raise an aggregate of £13.57 million.
Advised U.K. Food Service Company on Sale
Advised U.K. food service company on the sale of its business and assets to a subsidiary of an NYSE-listed corporation.
Advised Magazine Publisher on Investment by Thai Developer
Advised a magazine publisher on investment from a leading Thai property developer.
£21 Million Acquisition for International Service Station Operator
Advised international service station operator in connection with £21 million acquisition of seven sites and related businesses.