Experience

Outside Counsel for $8.5 Billion Life Sciences Company

As outside counsel for an $8.5 billion life sciences company, led a team managing all aspects of IP strategy and execution for a $20 million annual R&D function. Represented the company in multiple M&A transactions over $200 million and advised senior leadership on major strategic decisions around new product launches, commercial partnerships and licenses.

In-House Counsel to Leading Gene Editing Company

As in-house counsel for a leading gene editing company, led a $2 million/year patent preparation and analysis function that built layered protection for the company’s technology platform and therapeutic pipeline, and facilitated major transactions including public stock offerings and partnering of a first-in-class gene editing therapeutic program.

Advised Missouri Medical Marijuana Licensees in M&A and Reorganization Transactions

Led and closed transactions involving stock sales, asset sales, license transfers and other reorganizations contingent on and subject to significant regulatory requirements and conditions of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. These involved both seller and acquisition-side efforts for 10 different medical marijuana licensee clients.

Acquisition of Central and Southeastern Missouri Beer Distribution Business

Represented a St. Louis beer distributor, one of the largest privately held companies in the region and one of the largest distributors of beer, wine, spirits and other non-beer products, in its purchase of a distributing company serving customers throughout central and southeastern Missouri. The acquisition adds to the client’s annual distribution volume and further expands its market share in the region.

Advised Major Oil Multinational on Sale of Subsidiaries

Advised major oil multinational on the sale of their subsidiaries for development and exploration operations in Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan.

Sale of Strategy and Marketing Company

Advised the shareholders of an internationally renowned boutique loyalty strategy and marketing company on its sale to a NASDAQ-listed global consulting and digital services provider.

Sale of Air Conditioning Equipment Distributor

Advised the shareholders of one of the largest U.K. air conditioning equipment distributors on their sale to a global electronics technology and solutions company.

Acquisitions of Global Financial Advisory, Asset Management Firm

Advised a New York-based a global investment and advisory financial services firm in connection with its acquisition of another global financial advisory and asset management firm.

Advised on the Mandatory Cash Offer of £35.76 million for an AIM-Quoted Gold Mining Company in the Philippines

Advised AIM-quoted mineral resources and exploration company in respect to a cash offer from an investment and business consulting group.

Advised on the Public Takeover of an AIM quoted Oil and Gas Company

Advised AIM-quoted investment company in respect of its takeover by an AIM-quoted oil and gas company by a scheme of arrangement under the laws of Guernsey.

Advised on the Public Takeover of an AIM-Quoted Mining and Exploration Company

Advised AIM-quoted international mining and exploration company in connection with the acquisition of all its outstanding securities by way of a scheme of arrangement under the laws of Bermuda.

Advised on the Reverse Takeover of AIM-Quoted Natural Resources Company

Advised AIM-quoted natural resources company on its acquisition of mining company, Rule 9 whitewash and contemporaneous placing.

Advised on the Reverse Takeover of AIM-Quoted Oil and Gas Company and the Acquisition of U.S. Oil and Gas Assets

Advised AIM-quoted oil and gas company in its acquisition of oil and gas interests in Oklahoma. Equity fundraising and the contemporaneous reverse takeover.

Advised on the Reverse Takeover of an AIM-Quoted Oil and Gas Company and the acquisition of Egyptian Oil and Gas Assets

Advised AIM-quoted oil and gas company in its acquisition of oil and gas interests in Egypt, contemporaneous reverse takeover and equity fundraising.

Cybersecurity Due Diligence Counsel in M&A Involving PKI

Served as cybersecurity due diligence counsel for a connected device company in merger and acquisition involving Public Key Infrastructure (PKI).

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.

Sale of Health Care Communications Agency

Advised the shareholders of a specialist health care communications agency in their sale to a FTSE 250 health care advisory, communications, commercial, clinical and packaging services company.

$200 Million Sale of U.S. Media Company

Advised on the up to $200 million sale of a U.S. privately held media company to a FTSE 250 company.

Sale of Healthcare Communications Agency

Advised the shareholders of a specialist health care communications agency in their sale to a FTSE 250 health care advisory, communications, commercial, clinical and packaging services company.

Sale of KOL/HCP Marketing Agency

Advised the shareholders of a key opinion leader/health care provider (KOL/HCP) marketing agency in their sale to a subsidiary of a publicly traded FTSE 100 global marketing agency.

€268 million sale of Lithuanian Grocery Chain

Advised the founding and private equity shareholders of a major grocery retail chain in Lithuania in the €268 million sale of a leading Swedish grocery business.

$16 Billion Share Swap

Advised a Russian private equity investment company in a $16 billion swap of shares.

Sake of Life Science Intermediary

Advised the shareholders of the largest provider of IVF programmes in the U.K. on their sale to a private equity buyer.

$500 Million Cross-Border Acquisition

Advised a Russian private equity investment company in a $500 million acquisition of a U.K. financial services company.

$800 Million Takeover of Indian IT Company

Advised an Indian information technology company, on its $800 million takeover through a U.S. and Indian tender offer.

Lead Adviser in Sale of Freight and Logistics Company to U.S.-Based Business

Served as lead adviser to the shareholders of a freight and logistics company on its sale to a U.S.-based freight business.

Advised Investment Adviser on Purchase and Subsequent Sale of Furniture Retailers

Advised an investment adviser on its purchase of two furniture retailers and its subsequent prepackaged administration sale of one of the two retailers.

Advised Management Team of Irish Regional Airline in Sale

Served as lead adviser to the management team of an Irish regional airline on the sale to an aviation consulting company and management.

Sale of U.K.’s Fastest-Growing International Media and Exhibitions Business to Private Equity Fund

Served as lead adviser to the shareholders of the U.K.’s fastest-growing international media and exhibitions business on its sale to a private equity fund, in a deal where the management reinvested in the company.

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