Will Summers

Associate, London

Biography

Overview

Will Summers is an associate within the EMEA private equity team in our Global M&A Practice. Will focuses on private equity acquisitions and equity investments and has a range of experience advising private equity houses and financial sponsors on complex cross-border acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and leveraged buyouts. Will has previously been seconded to the Firm's Hong Kong office and to Oaktree Capital Management.

Bars and Courts
Solicitor, England and Wales
Education
Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
Law with Another Legal System (Hong Kong)
University College London
University of Hong Kong
Legal Practice Course
BPP Law School
Languages
English

Experience

Mid Europa Partners on the sale of Knjaz Miloš, the leading producer of mineral water and non-alcoholic beverages in the countries of former Yugoslavia.

Mid Europa Partners on the sale of Bambi, the leading biscuit producer in the countries of former Yugoslavia.

Management of Noble Group in relation to its global restructuring.

OCP Asia on its investments in Total Alpha Investments and Silver Heritage Group.

Mid Europa Partners on the acquisition of intive, a software development and digital transformation partner based in Poland, Germany and Argentina.

Alvogen on a number of advisory matters following an investment by CVC and Temasek.

Oaktree Capital Management on its management incentive arrangements in relation to a number of portfolio investments.

Mid Europa Partners on its acquisition of JS Hamilton, the leading Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) business in Poland.

Avast on its IPO and admission to the Premium Listing Segment of the Official List and to trading on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange.

Oaktree Capital Management on its disposal of Zodiac Milpro, a Paris-based manufacturer of technical rigid-inflatable boats.

HgCapital on a number of advisory matters in relation to its investments in Equatex and Raet.

HgCapital on its acquisition of Raet, a leading HR solutions provider with operations in the Netherlands, Belgium and South America.

Montagu Private Equity on its acquisition of DEAS, Denmark's largest asset and property management services provider.

Montagu Private Equity on its acquisition of Covidence, the global technology leader in miniature covert video surveillance equipment.

Mid Europa Partners on its acquisition of Bambi, Imlek and Knjaz Miloš, a confectionary, dairy and beverage conglomerate in the countries of former Yugoslavia.

Novator Partners on its acquisition of a controlling stake in Nextel Chile (now trading as WOM), a mobile telecommunications provider in Chile.

Better Capital on its acquisition of iNTERTAIN, owner of the Walkabout pub chain.