Greg is known for ‘getting deals done’. He has practiced in corporate law for over 20 years. Greg has a dual qualification having been admitted as an Attorney to the High Court of South Africa and as a Solicitor in England and Wales. Above all he is excellent fun to have on a deal. He has a wide breadth of corporate finance experience including acquisitions, disposals, management buy-outs and buy-ins, private equity transactions, joint ventures, capital reductions and buy-backs.

  • Corporates
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Funders
  • A wide range of owner-managed businesses
  • Advised the company on the recommended takeover of the shares of CBG Group plc to Giles Insurance Brokers Limited.
  • Advised the vendors on the disposal of their shareholding in Bredbury Hall for a consideration of £17.6m.
  • Assisted in advising Lloyds TSB Development Capital Limited in the £35 million management buyout of the PJH Group.
  • Advised the company on the recommended takeover of the shares of ABS Bodyshop Services Limited to Aquilo plc.
  • Advised management on the £16.1 million management buyout of Supreme Imports (Wholesale) Limited, backed by Sandaire Private Equity Limited.
  • Assisted in advising the vendors on the £28m disposal (and exit of venture capital funders 3i) of La Tasca Restaurants Limited.
  • Advised in the management buyout of Indigo Capital Limited of the Centia group.
  • Advised management on the multi-jurisdictional £14 million management buyout in five European countries of Selkirk Group, backed by 3i.
  • Advised in the multi-jurisdictional acquisition of the Kangol Headware business by Bollman Headware Holdings Limited from Kangol Holdings Limited.
  • Advised in advising management on management buyout in the UK of Synexus Limited, backed by Aberdeen Murray Johnstone.

 Previous Law Firms

  • Shammah Nicholls LLP
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • Andersen Legal

 

Previous Businesses

  • In-house counsel, Auckland Investments

 

Education

  • BA LLB University of the Witwatersrand 
  • UK Solicitor
  • Attorney of the High Court of South Africa

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