Michael Mountain

Partner, London



Michael is a partner in the Firm's London office. 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.

Before joining White & Case in August 2013, Michael was an associate in the corporate team of a leading City firm.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
BPP Law School, London
University of Oxford


Anchorage Capital Group LLC, GIC and Davidson Kempner in the sale of their interests in Eir, the principal provider of fixed-line and mobile telecoms services in Ireland, to Toohil Telecom Holdings Limited (a company controlled by NJJ) for an enterprise value of €3.5 billion, and the representation of Anchorage Capital Group LLC and Davidson Kempner in their acquisition of indirect minority interests in Eir.

Oak Hill Advisors (Europe) LLP in connection with a subscription for shares by Growthpoint Properties Limited and/or accounts managed by Oak Hill Advisors and its affiliates raising proceeds of €200 million before expenses.

York Capital Management Global Advisors, LLC and Oak Hill Advisors (Europe) LLP on the share placing by Globalworth Real Estate Investments Limited that has raised proceeds of around €53.8 million.

Basalt Infrastructure Partners LP on its acquisition of 100 per cent of the ownership interest in COMAX France S.A.S from Maxim Power Corp.

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.

GSO Capital Partners LP on its £115 million debt-and-equity financing of the management buyout of XLN Telecom from ECI Partners LLP.

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

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.

Avast Software, one of the world's major players in the antivirus market, and a selling shareholder consortium on the sale of a significant minority stake to CVC Capital Partners, one of the world's leading private equity and investment advisory firms.

York Capital Management and Oak Hill Advisors on their equity investment in Globalworth Real Estate Investments Limited.

True Capital on its strategic partnership with Land Securities and on its strategic seed fund.