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Philip Cheveley

Monday, 23 April 2018

Philip Cheveley

Corporate Finance and M&A
+44 (0)20 7295 3474
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Philip became a partner in 2005. He has a broad corporate practice based on domestic and international M&A work. He specialises in corporate finance, particularly public company takeovers, mergers, acquisitions, disposals and primary and secondary equity issues, and advises a number of quoted companies and financial intermediaries on the UKLA Listing Rules and Disclosure and Transparency Rules, the Prospectus Rules, the AIM Rules, the Takeover Code and general company law.

Philip is ranked by Chambers UK for Corporate/M&A work (high end capability).

He is also recognised in the ‘Who’s Who of International M&A Lawyers’ and the ‘Who’s Who of International Corporate Governance Lawyers.’

Representative work includes advising:

  • Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management on the £79.5 million acquisition of Hargreave Hale Limited
  • Zeus Capital on the £190m Official List IPO of Xafinity PLC
  • Zeus Capital Limited, Investec Bank plc and Peel Hunt LLP, nominated adviser and joint bookrunners on Purplebricks Group plc's £50m placing to fund its expansion into the United States
  • Steinhoff International Holdings N.V on its £1.4bn takeover approach to Home Retail Group plc
  • Conforama Investissement on its £673m cash offer for Darty
  • Zeus Capital Limited on the £240.3m IPO for Purplebricks
  • Phoenix Equity Partners on the £250m Main Market IPO of The Gym Group
  • Canaccord Financial on its £253m recommended cash and share offer for Collins Stewart Hawkpoint
  • Close Brothers Group on its £26m recommended cash offer for Cavanagh Group PLC
  • TA Associates on the £755m Official List IPO of Jupiter Fund Management
  • Ashtead Group on the £95.6m auction sale of Ashtead Technology Rentals
  • Fulcrum Group on its US $295m merger with the Funds Services division of Butterfield Bank
  • Reform Acquisitions on its £62m recommended cash offer for Aston Villa and General Sports & Entertainment on its acquisition of Derby County
  • Peel Holdings on the sale of an equity interest in its Ports Division to RREEF Infrastructure
  • ntl on its $6bn merger with Telewest, the £1.27bn sale of its broadcast division to Macquarie and the €325m sale of its Irish cable business to MS Irish Cable Holdings