Finlay Fraser

Associate, London



Finlay Fraser is an associate in our global M&A and Corporate practice based in London.

Finlay has a broad range of experience advising multinational listed and private corporate clients, financial sponsors and investment banks on a range of high-profile transactions including international mergers and acquisitions (including de-SPACs), joint ventures, equity capital raisings and corporate restructurings, as well as corporate governance matters.

In 2022, Finlay was seconded to the Global Advisory team at Rothschild & Co.

Prior to joining White & Case, Finlay worked in the M&A and Corporate practice of a leading international law firm during which time he spent six months on secondment to the legal team of a global financial institution.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Diploma in Professional Legal Practice
University of Edinburgh
LLB (Honours)
University of Edinburgh


Representation of Adrian Binks on Argus Media strategic agreement

Representation of one of the co-investors to Brookfield on its £2.2 billion recommended offer for Network International Holdings plc

Representation of Gorillas, the on-demand grocery delivery company, on its sale to Getir

Representation of Qatalyst Partners on Vista Equity's £1.1 billion public offer, and SS&C Technologies' £1.243 billion public offer, each for Blue Prism Group plc

Representation of FTSE 100 listed Smiths Group plc on its sale of Smiths Medical to TA Associates for US$2.3 billion

Representation of Arqit Limited, a leader in quantum encryption technology, on its business combination (de-SPAC) with Centricus Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, for US$1 billion

Representation of Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR) on its sale of a portfolio of 11 European data centers to Ascendas Reit for US$680 million

Representation of a global asset management firm in relation to a telecommunications joint venture entered into by one of its investee companies and a British multinational telecommunications company

Representation of Medical Properties Trust (NYSE: MPW), on its £347 million acquisition of a portfolio of eight hospitals in the UK*

Representation of AJ Bell, one of the largest UK investment platform providers, on its £651 million IPO and listing on the main market of London Stock Exchange*

Representation of a global technology company on its £7 billion corporate restructuring*

Representation of a FTSE 100 financial services company on its £90 million acquisition of a portfolio of commercial real estate assets*

Representation of a FTSE 100 insurer on its multi-million pound sale of its managing general agent*

Represented one of the UK's largest mutual insurers on its £134 million acquisition of a commercial real estate asset*

Representation of the management team of a £1.5 billion private equity-backed leading international healthcare company on a series of minority investments by institutional investors*

Representation of a consortium of investment banks on a £115 million equity capital raising by a leading specialist REIT investor*

Representation of a leading AIM-listed technology company on its multi-million acquisition of a portfolio of companies in the UK and the US*

Representation of a leading investment bank on the £100 million IPO and listing on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange of a leading legal services provider*


*Experience prior to joining White & Case

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M&A: Upper mid-market and premium deals UK Legal 500 2020