Ross Allardice

Partner, London

Biography

Clients comment on his “balanced and commercial approach,” and describe him as “proactive, results driven and solution-oriented” and “extremely smart and enjoyable to work with.”
Chambers UK

Overview

Ross Allardice is a partner in our global M&A and Corporate practice based in London. He has been ranked in The Legal 500 UK in 2021, in Chambers UK in 2021, 2019 and 2018, and in the IFLR1000 2021 he was listed as 'highly regarded' for Private Equity and M&A.

Ross has extensive experience advising private equity houses and financial sponsor clients on a range of complex cross-border acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, leveraged buyouts and public offerings. He advises across all sectors but has particular experience in advising financial investors on transactions in the healthcare and life sciences sectors.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Solicitor in Scotland
Education
LLB
University of Dundee
Diploma in Legal Studies
University of Dundee
LLM
University of Cambridge
Languages
English

Experience

Representation of Nordic Capital on its acquisition of CARE Fertility from Silverfleet Capital.

Representation of Nordic Capital on the €2.14 billion acquisition of Itiviti Holding AB by Broadridge Financial Solutions.*

Representation of Ares Management Limited on the provision of financing facilities to assist in the acquisition by Palamon Capital Partners of the equity interests of The Carlyle Group in the mydentist Group together with the related refinancing of all existing secured indebtedness of that Group.*

Representation of Iconix Brand Group, Inc. on the sale by one of its subsidiaries of certain IP rights relating to the Lee Cooper® brand in the Republic of India to a joint venture part-owned by Iconix.*

Representation of Nordic Capital on the purchase of a majority shareholding in Duco Technology Limited, a leading Software as a Service (SaaS) provider to financial institutions, insurers and FinTech companies worldwide.*

Representation of One Equity Partners on the acquisition of BRUSH Group, a leading independent provider of equipment, services and solutions for electrical power generation and distribution.*

Representation of Nordic Capital on the EUR 2.143 billion sale of Itiviti, a leading provider of trading technology and services to financial institutions worldwide, to NYSE listed Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.*

Representation of Direct Healthcare Group (a portfolio company of ArchiMed) on its acquisition of Talley Group Ltd, a UK manufacturer of pressure area care equipment.*

Representation of Iconix Brand Group, Inc. on the sale by one of its subsidiaries of Lee Cooper China Limited (the entity which owns rights to the Lee Cooper denim brand in PRC, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau) to POS Fashion Trading (HK) Co., Limited.*

Representation of Endless on the acquisition of Hovis, a leading UK-based bakery brand.*

Representation of Iconix Brand Group, Inc. on the sale by one of its subsidiaries of Starter China Limited (which owns the rights to the Starter apparel brand within the People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau) to New Dynamics China Holding Limited. *

Representation of Iconix Brand Group, Inc. on the sale by one of its subsidiaries of Umbro China Limited (which owns the rights to the Umbro sports brand within the People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau) to a subsidiary of Qiaodan Sports Co., Ltd.*

*Matters worked on prior to joining White & Case