Rainer Hughes

Private Equity

As Corporate Solicitors, we go further to understand your business and investment objectives.

A dynamic team of experts; we have acted for investors, entrepreneurs, founders, and visionaries. Clients rely on our knowledge of industry sectors and awareness of global business to help protect their investment decisions.

We have advised on:

  • Initial fundraising
  • Preparing and reviewing investment structures and formation documents
  • Venture Capital and Shareholder agreements
  • Management of portfolios and Financial Sponsors
  • Exit from investments

Experienced in assisting start-ups on seed and early series funding (including EIS and SEIS funding), our team also advises established companies and corporates on private equity and venture capital transactions. This includes management buyouts, funding growth and development capital.

Our private Equity lawyers work closely with all teams across the firm, including Tax, Property, Employment, Dispute Resolution, and Intellectual Property.

Key Experience

Advised on a cross border shareholder settlement dispute involving a sum of £1,200,000 and a Put and Call Option Agreement (UK – Netherlands).

Advised a Lithuanian company in relation to the restructure of the company’s portfolio and assets in the sum of £5,200,000.

Drafted Cross Border Introducer Agreement (UK and California) for AstroFX an Educational Forex Trading Company.

Advised a Ramada Hotel franchise holder in relation to the acquisition of a hotel and various properties to form part of the group.