Guy Burman, Director, Corporate
Examples of my recent deals include advising Tokyo Stock Exchange-listed Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. on its acquisition of Wahanda - £112.5 million cash for the shares acquired (approximately JPY 20.4 billion); advising Lakehouse plc on a string of acquisitions, both before and after its recent IPO; advising on the sale of SMA Vehicle Remarketing to BCA Marketplace plc for an enterprise value of £43 million; advising Deutsche Börse on strategic investments into two fintech companies; advising Mcado Systems on its early fundraising rounds; and advising a number of LLPs on all aspects of partnership law, including establishing LLPs, investments into LLPs and contentious and non-contentious exits from LLPs.
I have had a number of articles published, including articles for PLC Online dealing with public sector reorganisations and mutualisations, articles for the Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law on building society funding and articles on limited liability partnerships.
I am a keen supporter of the firm's CSR programme. As well assisting with legal advice centre work, I have provided pro bono advice to Cancer Research UK and Action Return for Kids.