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.
Examples of experience include advising:
Avast Group, a multinational cybersecurity software company, on the acquisition of the Piriform Group Limited and the FileHippo.com 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.