Richard Jones

Partner, London

Biography

Overview

Richard is a partner in our global M&A and Corporate practice based in London, focusing on Private Equity. Richard advises private equity houses, infrastructure funds and other financial sponsor clients on a range of complex acquisitions, disposals, restructurings and portfolio assistance. He advises across all sectors but has particular experience in advising financial investors on transactions in the energy and infrastructure sectors.

Richard joined White & Case in August 2016 from a magic circle law firm, where he spent 13 years.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Education
PGDL and LPC
Nottingham Law School
BA (Hons)
University of Oxford
Languages
English

Experience

Blue Water Energy LLP on the acquisition from Carlyle (and others) of Authentix, a Dallas based company that uses proprietary technology to trace and authenticate fuel, money, tobacco and high-end spirits.

Blue Water Energy LLP on the acquisition of Severn Glocon Group, a global manufacturer and supplier of control valves for the oil & gas industry.

Blue Water Energy LLP on the acquisition from Sandvik of Varel International Energy Services, a global manufacturer and supplier of drill bits for the oil & gas industry.

Chiyoda Corporation on the sale of 60 percent. of Xodus Group, a provider of engineering and advisory support services for oil & gas upstream operators and renewable energy developers, to Subsea 7.

Energean Oil & Gas on its agreement to sell certain UK and Norwegian oil & gas assets to Neptune Energy for US$250 million, with further contingent consideration of up to US$30 million.

Energean Oil & Gas on the US$50 million investment by Kerogen Capital in Energean Israel Limited.

Harbour Energy Limited, the energy investment vehicle managed by EIG Global Energy Partners, on its debt and equity financing of the US$3 billion acquisition by Chrysaor Holdings Limited from Shell of a diversified portfolio of oil and natural gas assets in the North Sea.

HgCapital on its investment in Mitratech, a leading global provider of legal, risk and compliance software, alongside TA Associates and the management team at Mitratech.

Nets on its €405 million acquisition of Centrum Rozliczeń Elektronicznych Polskie ePłatności S.A. (PEP), a leading Polish merchant acquirer.

Nets on the establishment of a strategic alliance with Przelewy24, a Polish online payment service provider.

Nets on its €73 million acquisition of Dotpay, a Polish online payment service provider.

Nets on its acquisition of the Finnish software developer Poplatek and payment terminal service provider Poplapay.

Oaktree Capital Management on its sale of the SACO property portfolio, one of the UK's leading providers of serviced apartments with an extensive network of properties around the world, to Brookfield Asset Management.

Oaktree Capital Management on its sale of Zodiac Milpro, a global leader in the design and manufacture of premium marine craft, to Argos Soditic.

Summit Partners on its investment in Advance Medical, a global provider of telehealth services, and the subsequent US$340 million sale of Advance Medical to Teladoc, Inc., a NYSE-listed telehealth provider.

Rhône Capital LLC on its two investments of US$200 million each in Vista Global, the global private aviation group.