Rory Negus is a partner in the London office.
Mr. Negus' practice focuses on private mergers and acquisitions both within the UK and on a cross-border basis, public takeovers, joint ventures, corporate restructurings including solvent and insolvent, private equity and venture capital transactions and all general corporate transactions.
Mr. Negus attracts high praise in the Legal 500 UK 2011.
Mr. Negus' representative transactions include advising:
- Landmark on in its investment in, and acquisition of, Iceland Foods Group for £1.5 billion
- Broadcom, Inc. on its £32 million public bid for Innovision Research & Technology PLC, its acquisition of Gigle Networks and its US$130 million acquisition of Alphamosaic Limited
- Apollo on its acquisition of Taminco, a global integrated specialist alkylamine producer, for €1.2 billion
- Vedanta on its US$9.6 billion acquisition (and reverse takeover) of Cairn India
- Novo A/S on multiple investments and acquisitions in the pharmaceutical sector involving various convertible note and equity programmes
- Carlyle Equity Partners on its acquisitions and sales of Britax Child Seats and NP Aerospace
- Deutsche Bank on its investment in Px Holdings and the restructurings of Eurotunnel, Jarvis and Gate Gourmet and multiple day to day general commercial and corporate matters
- Sempra Energy in its £90 million disposal of Atlantic Electric & Gas' assets
- DVI, Inc. on its €120 million disposal of its European businesses to ING Lease
- Lighthouse noteholders in connection with the restructuring of Seat Pagine Gialle
- Carlyle Strategic Partners in connection with its lending to, acquisition of debt of, purchase from administration of and restructuring of, Brintons Carpets
- KKR as a consortium member in relation to the crude oil supply arrangements to the Coryton refinery of Petroplus (in administration)
- IMO Car Wash group companies in connection with their various schemes of arrangement and the subsequent administration sale of the Imo Car Wash business to Rose Newco Limited
- Grant Thornton as the administrators of the Esporta gyms group in connection with the administration, reorganisation and realisation of the Esporta business
- Various purchasers in connection with the acquisition of differing parts of the Nortel global operations out of Chapter 11, UK administration and Canadian insolvency
- Yucaipa funds on the separation of the Asprey & Garrard business and the subsequent acquisition of Garrard out of administration