James Ateh

Associate, Dubai

Biography

Overview

James is an associate in the Firm's Private Equity Group and focuses on private equity acquisitions and equity investments. He has experience in a broad range of corporate transactions, including private equity, international M&A, joint ventures and corporate reorganisations.

James joined the private equity team in June 2019 having trained at White & Case, and having spent six months on secondment in the Firm's Corporate M&A team in the Hong Kong office.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Education
LPC
University of Law
LLB (Hons)
University of the West of England

Bristol

Languages
English
French

Experience

Representative transactions include advising:

The Smithfield Group (as the investment manager of the Fairfield Partnership) on its sale of Innovia (a specialist label, packaging and security supplier) to CCL Industries, a listed Canadian corporate.

Rhône Capital LLC, on its acquisition of ASK Chemicals GmbH from Ashland Inc. and Clariant.

Petroleum Equity LLP, on the implementation of its management incentive plan.