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Andrew Boyd

Managing Partner, London | London


Advising Uber on multiple cross-border acquisitions, including its acquisition of UK technology company Autocab.

Advising SoftBank on multiple transactions including its $2.8bn acquisition of 40% of robotics company AutoStore, its investments in Airtel Africa, Goggo Networks and its £24.3 billion takeover of chip designer ARM Holdings plc, the largest all cash-acquisition in UK public takeover history.

Advising VISA on multiple M&A and venture capital transactions including its acquisition of a minority equity stake in fintech unicorn, Interswitch and investments in Bankable, Railsbank, Truelayer, GPS, Shieldpay, Fidel and Ecolytiq.

Advised Tate & Lyle plc on multiple transactions including its acquisition of leading global Stevia producer Sweet Green Fields and dietary protein manufacturer Quantum Hi-Tech.

Advising SoundCloud on multiple transactions including its $75m investment from Sirius XM.

Advising Unity Technologies on multiple cross border acquisitions, including DeltaDNA, Artomatix and the Multiplay division of Game Digital plc.

Representing Toshiba in its “dual track” disposal process of smart-meter leader Landis+Gyr . The transaction was completed through a $2.4bn initial public offering of Landis+Gyr’s shares on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Advising ON Semiconductor Inc. on its acquisition of SensL Technologies, a specialist in SiPM, SPAD and LiDAR sensing products for automotive, medical, industrial and consumer markets.

Advising LIVEKINDLY Collective, one of the world’s largest plant-based food companies, on its acquisition of No Meat, Iceland Foods’ vegan meat alternative company.

Advising Hassad Food on its acquisition of an equity stake in Sunrise Foods.

Recommended: Corporate & Commercial: M&A: upper mid-market and premium deals, £500M+

Legal 500 UK 2022