Travers Smith LLP has advised longstanding client Graphite Capital and management shareholders on the sale of Random42, a leading provider of scientific animation and digital media services, to The Lockwood Group, a portfolio company of Ares Management.
The Travers Smith team was led by Private Equity & Financial Sponsors Partner Ian Keefe, with support from Senior Associate Jessica Kolhorn, Associate Sam van Besouw and Trainee Nick Morgan. Finance advice was provided by Finance Partner Donald Lowe and Associate Katie Henderson, with tax advice provided by Tax Partner Russell Warren and Senior Associate Hugh Brooks. Commercial, IP & Technology advice was provided by Partner James Longster and Associate Emma Riggs.
Houlihan Lokey acted as financial advisers to Random42, with Latham & Watkins acting as legal advisers to The Lockwood Group.