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Ian Keefe

Sunday, 21 July 2019

Ian Keefe

Private Equity and Financial Sponsors
+44 (0)20 7295 3303
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Ian specialises in private equity and regularly advises institutional investors, portfolio companies and management teams on buy-outs, disposals, restructurings and general corporate matters.

Recent work includes advising:

  • Bridgepoint and all other selling shareholders on the sale of Pret A Manger to JAB;
  • Phoenix Equity Partners in relation to their acquisition of Nexus Vehicle Management;
  • Bridgepoint on its acquisition of the master franchise of Burger King® in the UK
  • All selling shareholders on the sale of Offsite Archive Storage and Integrated Services Holdings (OASIS)  to Montagu Private Equity
  • Bridgepoint and its investee company, Element Materials Technology Group, on the public to private acquisition of Exova Group plc
  • Wiggle (backed by Bridgepoint) on its merger with Chain Reaction Cycles
  • Hellman & Friedman on the sale of SSP
  • All selling shareholders on the sale of Bridge Leisure to Phoenix Equity Partners

Ian joined Travers Smith as a trainee in 2009 and is a member of the firm's Gender Balance Group.