Richard Wilson is an associate in our global M&A and Corporate practice based in London.
Richard advises both listed and private clients on multi-jurisdictional mergers, acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures and restructurings across a number of sectors, including financial services, natural resources, renewables and TMT.
Richard also advises investors and sponsors on the formation, restructuring and transactions of a variety of private funds and investment structures, including technology and renewable-focused funds.
Richard is dual-qualified as a solicitor of the courts of England and Wales and as an attorney of the high courts of South Africa.
Representation of UniCredit S.p.A on the winding up of its long-term joint venture arrangements in respect of Yapı ve Kredi Bankası, one of Türkiye's largest commercial banks, at a valuation of approximately €1.25 billion.
Representation of Tink, a leading open banking platform provider, which enables banks, fintechs and start-ups to develop data-driven financial services, on its sale to Visa for €1.7 billion.
Representation of Gopher Investments on its acquisition of Finalto Group, the financial trading division of Playtech plc, for US$250m.
Representation of Energean Oil & Gas plc with respect to its sale of Edison E&P's UK and Norwegian subsidiaries to Neptune Energy Group Holdings Limited for US$250 million cash, with additional cash contingent consideration of up to US$30 million.
Representation of SoftBank Vision Fund on its US$800 million investment in Greensill at a valuation of approximately $3.5 billion.
Representation of Qatar Investment Authority on its US$200 million acquisition of a 10% stake in Borsa İstanbul A.Ş. from the Turkey Wealth Fund.
Representation of AIM-listed Next15 Communications Group plc on its acquisition of the US-based communication services provider, Health Unlimited.
Representation of Hambro Perks Advisory LLP on the formation and operation of multiple tech-focused venture capital investment funds domiciled in Guernsey and the ADGM.
Representation of Qatar Investment Authority with respect to multiple global investments into private investment funds across a variety of asset classes.
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