Richard Wilson

Associate, London

Biography

Overview

Richard is an associate in the corporate practice of White & Case, London.

He advises investors and sponsors on the formation, restructuring and transactions of a variety of private funds and investment structures. His funds practice is supplemented by his experience in public and private mergers & acquisitions and corporate restructurings, offering a comprehensive service from asset to investor level spanning the full life of investments.

Bars and Courts
Attorney of the High Court of South Africa
Education
LLB
University of Cape Town
BCOM PPE
University of Cape Town
Languages
English
Afrikaans

Experience

UniCredit S.p.A on the winding up of its long-term joint venture arrangements relating to Yapı ve Kredi Bankası, one of Turkey’s largest commercial banks, at a valuation of approximately €1.25 billion.

Energean Oil & Gas plc with respect to its conditional 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.

Next15 Communications Group plc on its acquisition of the US-based communication services provider, Health Unlimited.

SoftBank Vision Fund on its $800 million investment in Greensill at a valuation of approximately $3.5 billion.

Qatar Investment Authority with respect to a number of investments into private investment funds.

Akina Partners on the restructuring and sale of its private equity business to Unigestion, creating a merged private equity business of over $6 billion and including the formation of a co-investment vehicle to house existing employee incentive scheme interests.*

90 North Real Estate Partners on its acquisition of a number of flagship commercial properties based in the US via a Jersey domiciled holding structure funded by Sharia compliant financing.*

Growthpoint Properties (the largest listed real estate investment trust in Africa) on its public takeover of Acucap Properties by way of scheme of arrangement in what was at the time the largest transaction by value in the listed property sector of South Africa.*

*denotes transactions prior to joining White & Case