Emmie is a partner in our London private equity team. She advises clients on the structuring, negotiation and execution of highly complex, cross-border private equity transactions across multiple sectors. She has extensive experience advising sponsors, corporates and management teams on acquisitions, disposals, management equity deals and distressed situations.
Recent experience includes advising:
Graphite Capital on its acquisition of New World Trading Company (an operator of pub restaurants)*; and on its acquisition of nGAGE (a diversified recruitment business)*;
Exponent on the acquisition of Big Bus Tours, the UK- based global sightseeing bus tour operator; on its acquisition of ENRA Group, a provider of specialist mortgage finance; and Exponent and other selling shareholders on the sale of Gorkana Group to US-based Cision*;
the management team of Inspiring Learning Limited on its acquisition by Bridgepoint from aPriori Capital and Ares Management*;
the management team of ASK Italian and Zizzi on their acquisition by Bridgepoint*;
Conegliano Ventures on its investment in Boiler Room (an underground music platform) alongside VICE UK and Conegliano's subsequent buyout of VICE*;
the founding shareholder on the incorporation and initial funding rounds for iPrism Underwriting (a provider of SME comparative business insurance for brokers); and the investment into the company by Magenta and subsequent buyout by Bowmark*;
the management team on the sale of Travelex, the foreign exchange group, to the owner of UAE Exchange*;
Faccenda Investments (the parent company of Faccenda Foods) on the sale of Hillesden Securities Limited (trading as dlc), a debt collection company within its portfolio, to Cabot Credit Management*; and
Metric Capital Partners and Alcentra on their investment in the management buy-out of a care homes business*.
*denotes transactions prior to joining White & Case.