Will Summers is an associate in our global M&A and Corporate practice based in London. He is a member of our EMEA Private Equity team.
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 LiveU, 1E, disguise and Memsource; and its investment in Unifrutti Group
Oaktree Capital Management on its acquisition of Sanlam UK; its disposals of MWH Treatment, Kadans Science Partner, Groupe Kley and Zodiac Milpro; and its equity financing for the acquisition of High Tech Campus Eindhoven
Anchorage Capital Group and M&G Investments on the £500 million disposal of PHS Group
Anchorage Capital Group on its disposal of LS Retail
Goldman Sachs on its disposal of Trackunit; and its investment in Twiga Foods
The founders of AS Graanul Invest on its sale to funds managed by the affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc.
Mid Europa Partners on its €575 million acquisition of Danube Foods Group, its acquisitions of Sage Poland, intive and JS Hamilton; and its disposals of Knjaz Miloš, Bambi and its 71.99% stake in Waberer's
Juven on its investments in Eat'N'Go, Jumo, Kobo360, Twiga Foods and UNICAF
Memsource, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, on its acquisition of Phrase
intive, a portfolio company of Mid Europa Partners, on its acquisitions of Ammeon, SimTLiX and Spark Digital
Avast (following an investment by CVC), on its £2.4 billion 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$3.5 billion debt-for-equity restructuring
Alvogen (following an investment by CVC and Temasek) on its investment in Alvotech
HgCapital on its acquisition of Raet
Montagu Private Equity on its acquisitions of DEAS and Covidence
Novator Partners on its acquisition of Nextel Chile (now trading as WOM)
Better Capital on its acquisition of iNTERTAIN