Press Releases

29 July 2015

Travers Smith advises Zegona Communications plc on the €640 million acquisition of Telecable De Asturias S.A.

Travers Smith LLP has advised Zegona Communications plc on the €640 million acquisition of Telecable de Asturias S.A. from The Carlyle Group.

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24 July 2015

Travers Smith advises on certain important aspects of Nikkei’s acquisition of Financial Times

Working alongside lead counsel Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Travers Smith LLP has advised Japanese media group Nikkei on certain important aspects of its acquisition of the Financial Times from Pearson in a deal valued at £884 million.

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16 July 2015

Travers Smith advises Bridgepoint on the management buyout of Appleby Fiduciary & Administration business

A Travers Smith team led by Head of Private Equity Paul Dolman and private equity partner Ian Shawyer has advised long standing client Bridgepoint on the primary management buyout of the Appleby Fiduciary & Administration Business (“AFB”) from the Appleby Group for an undisclosed sum.

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16 July 2015

Travers Smith advises Azzurri Group and Bridgepoint on the acquisition of Coco di Mama

A Travers Smith team led by corporate partner Ian Shawyer has advised Azzurri Group on its first acquisition since it acquired the ASK Italian and Zizzi restaurant businesses with backing from leading European private equity firm Bridgepoint at the end of 2014.

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15 July 2015

Travers Smith acts for Middleby on the acquisition of AGA

Travers Smith LLP advised The Middleby Corporation on some key aspects of its proposed acquisition of AGA Rangemaster Group plc.

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13 July 2015

Travers Smith advises Kester Capital on the sale of Briefing Media

A Travers Smith team led by head of Private Equity, Paul Dolman has advised long standing client Kester Capital LLP ("Kester") and management on the sale of Briefing Media to a Newco backed by Lyceum Capital.

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13 July 2015

Travers Smith advises Langholm Capital on the acquisition of Wool Overs

Travers Smith LLP has advised its long standing client Langholm Capital on the acquisition of Wool Overs.

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09 July 2015

Boom in financing options turns debt famine into feast

Alternative debt instruments accounted for two-thirds (65%) of private equity (PE) financing in the past 12 months, according to a new report by Travers Smith and Debtwire. Calling the shots: the evolution of European PE funding, also reveals that flexibility to make add-on acquisitions is currently the top priority when securing finance.

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06 July 2015

Travers Smith advises Takkt AG on the acquisition of BiGDUG

Travers Smith LLP has advised Takkt AG on the acquisition of BiGDUG Limited, a provider of business equipment based in the UK.

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29 June 2015

Travers Smith advises Pure Gym on its sponsorship and investment agreement with Sir Chris Hoy

Travers Smith intellectual property and technology partner Dan Reavill has advised Pure Gym on a sponsorship and investment agreement with Sir Chris Hoy, the winner of six Olympic gold medals.

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