Finlay Fraser is an associate in our global M&A and Corporate practice based in London.
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.
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, joint ventures, equity capital raisings and corporate restructurings, as well as corporate governance matters.
Regularly working across multiple jurisdictions, Finlay has advised clients across a range of sectors, including financial institutions, technology, real estate, infrastructure and healthcare.
Representation of Arqit Limited, a leader in quantum encryption technology, on its agreed 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 financial sponsor Syndeo Capital on its acquisition of BFC Bank, a fully-licensed UK deposit-taking institution providing cross-border and foreign exchange services for retail customers as well as corporate wholesale currency services
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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