Nicholas Greenacre | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Nicholas Greenacre
Nicholas Greenacre

Nicholas Greenacre

Partner, London

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“very personable and proactive. He puts himself in the client’s shoes and provides practical advice.”

Employee Share Schemes & Incentives, Chambers 2018

Overview

Nicholas Greenacre leads the Firm's EMEA Employment, Compensation & Benefits (ECB) Practice. Nicholas has extensive experience in a broad range of employment, executive compensation, incentives and pensions matters for clients of all sizes, from technology start-ups to global investment banks.

Nicholas has handled the ECB aspects of a variety of major corporate transactions, including a number of high-profile IPOs and M&A deals (both public and private). In addition, he regularly advises clients on the establishment of management incentive plans in a private equity context.

Bars and Courts

  • Solicitor of England and Wales

Education

  • Diploma in Legal Practice, The College of Law
  • The College of Law
  • BA, Balliol College, Oxford University

Languages

  • English

Experience

Franklin Templeton, the NYSE-listed investment firm, in relation to its suite of employee share plans, including advising in relation to regulatory issues under the European legislation governing how financial institutions are able to compensate their key individuals.

Intermediate Capital Group Plc, a British-based specialist asset manager, in relation to the operation of equity based incentive arrangements in a number of jurisdictions.

Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, on all the ECB aspects in relation to the sale of its European and Australian consumer operations to Exponent Private Equity.

Antin Infrastructure Partners and Goldman Sachs' West Street Infrastructure Partners on their offer to acquire CityFibre Infrastructure Holdings plc by way of a scheme of arrangement.  Cityfibre is the UK's largest alternative provider of wholesale fibre network infrastructure.

Monitise plc on the incentive aspects of its £75 million takeover bid by Fiserv.

Johnson Matthey plc, on the ECB aspects relating to the disposal of its UK battery systems business to Cummins Inc., an American Fortune 500 company.

Ocelot Partners Limited on the ECB aspects of the proposed acquisition of the Ocean Outdoor group (one of the UK's predominant operators of high profile advertising space).

Awards & Recognition

Legal 500 2016

"Nicholas Greenacre is noted for his good balance of deep technical knowledge and strong commercial acumen."

Legal 500 2016

"Nicholas leads the 'responsive and practical team' at White & Case LLP."