Will has extensive experience advising private equity houses and financial sponsors on a range of complex cross-border acquisitions, divestitures, co-investments, joint ventures, minority and growth capital investments, carve-outs and corporate restructurings.
Will has previously been seconded to the Firm's Hong Kong office and to Oaktree Capital Management.
Will's experience includes advising:
The Carlyle Group on its acquisitions of Meopta, Incubeta, Tescan, LiveU, 1E, disguise and Phrase; and its investment in Unifrutti Group
Eurazeo on its £1.75bn acquisition of BMS
Oaktree Capital Management on its acquisitions of OEG Group and atomos; and its disposals of Avenga, MWH Treatment, Kadans Science Partner, Groupe Kley and Zodiac Milpro
Anchorage Capital Group on its €600m disposal of Ideal Standard; its £500m disposal of phs Group; and its disposal of LS Retail
Goldman Sachs on its disposal of Trackunit; and its investment in Twiga Foods
MidEuropa on its €575m acquisition of Moji Brendovi Group, its acquisitions of Symfonia, intive and JS Hamilton; its €1.3bn disposal of Profi, and its disposals of Symfonia, JS Hamilton, Waberer's, Knjaz Miloš and Bambi
Hg on its acquisition of Raet
Montagu Private Equity on its acquisitions of DEAS and Covidence
Graanul Invest on its sale to funds managed by the affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc.
Avast (following an investment by CVC), on its £2.4bn IPO and admission to the Premium Listing Segment of the Official List and to trading on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange
Noble Group on its US$3.5bn debt-for-equity restructuring