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About Vincent Bergin

Vincent is a partner in our London office. He advises private equity sponsors and other financial investors on a range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, disposals, carve-outs and public to private transactions across a range of sectors.

In 2018, Vincent featured in Legal Week's 'Rising stars: the next generation of City private equity talent'. He spent 15 months on secondment to leading private equity firm Advent International in 2016/17, advising its investment professionals on acquisitions and disposals across Europe, and to the firm’s New York office in 2011/12.

Vincent advised CVC on its investments in Pro14 and Premiership Rugby, WebPros and Sky Bet and its disposals of Sky Bet to Toronto and NYSE-listed Stars Group and of Formula 1 to Liberty Media.

He also advised Advent on its acquisitions of Alvogen’s CEE business and Industrial Chimica Emiliana and its disposals of Ammeraal Beltech and Priory Group. Vincent has also advised many of the firm’s other private equity clients including Apax, Blackstone, Permira and Warburg Pincus.

Recent work

  • Advising CVC on its investment in Pro14
  • Advising CVC on its acquisition of a stake in Webpros from Oakley Capital
  • Advising Advent and Zentiva on the acquisition of Alvogen's CEE business
  • Advising Advent on its acquisition of Industria Chimica Emiliana (ICE) from the Bartoli family
  • Advising CVC on its investment in Premiership Rugby
  • Advising Advent on its disposal of Ammeraal Beltech to Partners Group
  • Advising CVC on its disposal of SkyBet to NYSE- and TSX-listed Stars Group for cash and Stars Group stock
  • Advising American Express Global Business Travel on its take private of London listed Hogg Robinson plc
  • Advising CVC on its disposal of Formula One to Liberty Media for cash and Liberty Media stock
  • Advising Advent on its disposal of Priory Group to NASDAQ listed Acadia Healthcare
  • Advising CVC on its acquisiton of SkyBet in a carve-out transaction from London-listed Sky plc
  • Advising London listed Betfair on the take-private by Dublin- and London-listed Paddy Power
  • Advising Blackstone on its disposal of Center Parcs to Brookfield
  • Advising Apax on its disposal of Travelex to Centurion Investments
  • Advising Advent on its disposal of Domestic & General to CVC
  • Advising Warburg Pincus on its acquisition of Reiss from the Reiss family
  • Advising CVC on its Hong Kong initial public offering of Samsonite

Qualifications

2012 - present      Solicitor (England and Wales)

2008 - 2009          BPP Law School, Legal Practice Course (Distinction)

2007 - 2008          King's College London, LLM

2003 - 2007          University College Dublin, BCL (First Class Honours)