Christian Holbrook | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Christian Holbrook
Christian Holbrook

Christian Holbrook

Associate, London

Overview

Christian is a Corporate Associate in the Firm's London office. He has experience on a broad range of corporate transactions, including private mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate restructurings, and general corporate advisory. Before joining White & Case, Christian was a solicitor in the Corporate team of a leading London and global law firm.

Bars and Courts

  • England and Wales

Education

  • European Masters of Law, Leibniz University Hannover
  • LLB (ELS) (First Class), Durham University

Languages

  • English
  • German

Experience

Digital Realty on their $874m acquisition of "Project Cheetah" assets from Equinix, a divestiture directed by the Group's Commission following the acquisition of Telecity plc.

Digital Realty on their $212m disposal of a Paris data centre to Equinix.

Wren House, the infrastructure investment arm of the Kuwait Investment Authority, on its acquisition of a 25% stake in GNF's global power generation portfolio, GPG.

ReproCELL Incorporated (a Tokyo Stock Exchange listed biotech company) on its acquisition of Biopta, a human tissue research company based in Scotland.

Balderton Capital and the other selling shareholders in Livebookings Holding Limited in relation to the sale of Livebookings Holdings Limited and its "Bookatable" online restaurant reservation business.

Minmetco Limited on the sale of a 75 per cent majority interest In UK metals trading firm Metdist Trading Limited to China Construction Bank.*

PwC as administrator for the UK arm of Lehman Brothers on its sale of certain debt, equity and other claims to two US hedge funds for more than US$1 billion.*

An Africa-focussed private equity fund on the simultaneous sale and cross border reorganisation of one its larger operating assets.*

KKR on its acquisition of thetrainline.com from Exponent Private Equity and management.*

*Experience prior to joining White & Case

Publications

  • Positivism and Peremptory Norms: Like Peas in a Pod?, Durham Law Review, 2010