Andrew Boyd

Managing Partner, London | London
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+44 (0)20 7920 4084

Experience

Advising Uber on 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, Truelayer, GPS and Shieldpay.

Advised Tate & Lyle plc on multiple transactions including its acquisition of leading global Stevia producer Sweet Green Fields.

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.

Representing Verlinvest / Sonora Mills on the disposal of the European operations of Popchips to KP Foods.

Representing Pontifax AgTech on its investment in Tropic Biosciences.

Advising Cherokee, Inc. on its acquisition of Hi-Tec Sports, and its related follow-on disposals of non-core assets. The firm won M&A Team of the Year (Midmarket Deal valued at less than £1bn) at the Transatlantic Legal Awards for its work on this matter.


Legal 500 UK 2022

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