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Gary Brown

Global Co-Chair of M&A Practice | London


Advising SoftBank Vision Fund 2 as lead investor in a $190M financing round in UK fintech platform Primary Bid.

Advising SoftBank on its $40BN sale of semiconductor designer Arm to NVIDIA, as well as SoftBank’s original $32BN takeover of Arm.

Advising SoftBank Vision Fund 2 on its $250M investment in UK tech unicorn Gousto.

Advising SoftBank on its $200M investment in mobile satellite business OneWeb.

Advising SoftBank on its disposal of Indian solar-energy company SoftBank Energy to Adani Group at a $3.5BN valuation, the largest solar energy deal in Indian M&A history.

Advising SoftBank on its $4.4BN investment in WeWork.

Advising Cambridge Quantum Computing on its merger with Honeywell Quantum Solutions.

Advising Imerys S.A. and Omya A.G. on their disposal of Fiberlean Technologies, a leading manufacturer of an innovative, sustainable composite material, to Werhahn KG.

Advising Ares on its investment in Swedish based vehicle technology company Opus.

Advising Eurohold Bulgaria AD on its EUR 355 acquisition of the Bulgarian power distribution/renewable energy business of Czech utility company ČEZ

Advising clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company BioLineRx on its acquisition of UK-based Agalimmune.

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.

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

Legal 500 UK 2022