Gateley Legal named most active deal adviser in the UK

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Gateley Legal has been ranked the most active legal adviser for deals across the country for the first six months of 2019, in a report by Experian.

Activity in the Experian MarketIQ M&A Adviser league table is ranked by volume and the Gateley Legal Corporate and Banking & Finance teams retained the top spot, advising on 67 deals.  Notable deals include advising Peppermint Technology on its provision of facilities; advising Langley Holdings on its acquisition of Marelli Motori and; advising Praetura Ventures on the set-up of its 2019 Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) fund.

Gateley Legal also ranked number one in the Midlands, advising on 28 disclosable deals and number one in the South East advising on 14 disclosable deals.  The legal practice featured in the top ten in Yorkshire, the North West, the East of England and Wales.

Tom Durrant, partner and head of the national Corporate team, commented: “We’re pleased to have retained the top spot for the first half of 2019 for mergers and acquisitions activity, completing 67 disclosable deals.

“This is a great result for the team, particularly as deal volumes contracted slightly when compared with those recorded for the same period last year.”

Deals mentioned in this article

  • Deal

    Advising Peppermint Technology on strategic financing

    We advised Peppermint Technology Limited on its strategic financing from Accel-KKR and further investment from Scottish Equity Partners.

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  • Deal

    Advising on Langley Holdings’s acquisition of Marelli Motori

    We advised Langley Holdings, the diverse engineering and industrial group, on its acquisition of Marelli Motori.

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  • Deal

    Praetura Ventures' fund set-up and first investment

    We advised Manchester-based financial services company, Praetura Ventures on its £1 million investment in fertility start-up company Dr. Fertility.

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