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About Nick Jones

Nick is a partner in our London Global Transactions Practice. 

He advises on a broad range of corporate transactions, including public and private M&A, equity capital raisings, joint ventures, restructurings and private equity investments, as well as general UK listed company matters.

His clients include listed companies, international groups and financial investors from a range of sectors, including FIG, retail and power. He has a particular focus on cross border transactions. 

 

Recent work

  • Advising London Stock Exchange Group on its acquisition of Refinitiv, proposed £21bn merger with Deutsche Börse, acquisition of a majority stake in LCH.Clearnet and its rights issue funded acquisition of Frank Russell Company.
  • Advising SSE on the demerger of its retail business and sale to Ovo, the disposal of its 50% interest in the Multifuel energy-from-waste JV and the acquisition of an 80% interest in an offshore wind JV in Japan with Pacifico Energy.
  • Advising Entain on its takeover defence against DraftKings.
  • Advising Henderson Group on its merger with Janus Capital Group.
  • Advising Barrick Gold on its $18bn merger with Randgold Resources.
  • Advising Jimmy Choo on its acquisition by Michael Kors.
  • Advising Mars on its acquisition of Linnaeus.
  • Advising Low & Bonar on its placing and open offer and acquisition by Freudenberg.
  • Advising on the IPOs of Allfunds, Alfa, Saga, Merlin Entertainments, HSS Hire and Exova. 
  • Advising on the rights issues by Informa, Lloyds Banking Group, Wolseley, Balfour Beatty and National Express. 
  • Advising Barclays as sponsor on the takeover by Informa of UBM and the acquisition of the Adhesives business of Eastman by Synthomer. 

Qualifications

Education

  • Exeter College, Oxford University (MA in ancient and modern history)

Professional qualifications

  • Solicitor, England and Wales