Mahir Maini

Associate, London

Biography

Overview

Mahir Maini is an associate in the Firm's London Corporate M&A practice. He advises on a broad range of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, disposals, joint ventures, corporate finance and equity capital markets. He also assists and advises sponsors of, and investors in, private investment funds, co-investment vehicles and separately managed accounts.

Mahir spent six months working in the Firm's New York office, and also undertook a short secondment to NetNames in 2014. In addition, Mahir was recently seconded to a leading alternative asset manager for seven months.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Education
LPC
BPP Law School
Graduate Diploma in Law
BPP Law School
BSc
Geography with Economics
London School of Economics
Languages
English

Experience

Kobalt Music Group Limited, the largest independent music publisher in the world, on its acquisition of the entire issued share capital of eight companies (one English company and seven Dutch companies) from Fintage House B.V. and Fintage Investments B.V. which are engaged in the business of administering music publishing, neighbouring rights and performance rights in master recordings on behalf of individual and corporate clients.

VimpelCom, one of the world's largest integrated telecoms service providers, in connection with the merger of its subsidiary, Pakistan Mobile Communications Limited (Mobilink), a leading mobile network operator in Pakistan, with Warid Telecom (Warid), to create a combined entity serving over 50 million customers in Pakistan.

Balderton Capital and the other shareholders in Livebookings Holdings Limited on the sale of the "Bookatable" business to Michelin.

Anchorage Capital Group on its acquisition of a portfolio of assets in Sweden, Iceland and Finland by funds controlled by Anchorage Capital Europe from ALMC, hf.

The owners of Miniclip, the mobile and online game publisher, on the sale of a majority stake to Tencent Holdings and the related shareholders' agreement.

PT Rajawali Corpora on its offer to acquire AIM-listed Archipelago Resources PLC, a UK incorporated entity listed on AIM. Archipelago's principal activities are gold mining and exploration in Indonesia.

Clyde Blowers Capital on the demerger of their portfolio companies' wind gears and industrial gears business across twelve jurisdictions.