Francis Brown

Associate, London



Francis is an associate in the EMEA Private Equity team of our Global M&A practice and focuses primarily on private equity transactions and private company M&A.

Bars and Courts
Solicitor (England and Wales)
BPP University
London School of Economics
University of York


Examples of experience include advising:

Avast Group, a multinational cybersecurity software company, on the acquisition of the Piriform Group Limited and the business from the founder sellers.

Brenntag, a global market leader in chemical distribution, on the acquisition of a 51% stake in speciality chemicals distributor Tee Hai Chem from family ownership.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company on the disposal of its European and Australian consumer operations to Exponent Private Equity LLP.

CVC on its acquisition of PDC Brands, a beauty and personal care products company, from Yellow Wood Partners.