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Nick Smith

Partner

  • Location: London
  • Email: Nick Smith
  • Direct Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7653 1665
  • Direct Fax: +44 (0) 20 7653 1601
  • Mobile: +44 (0) 7795 630 702

Expertise

Nick has significant experience in national and international corporate finance, capital markets, private equity and mergers & acquisitions, with particular specialisms including real estate investment & finance, and telecoms and technology mergers & acquisitions.

Experience

Prior to joining the firm, Nick was co-head of global investment bank Nomura’s London based real estate investment group, a balance sheet multi-faceted real estate business (debt, mezzanine and equity) focusing on Europe, CEE, CIS and Russia.

Successes

Advised on a series of transactions effecting the acquisition, refinancing and exit of Nomura’s debt and equity investment in the Earls Court & Olympia Group.

Advised on the acquisition and refinancing of a high-acuity, special education homes and schools business for children and adults.

Advised AT&T on a series of M&A deals over a number of years, including advising on the English aspects of its $10 billion ‘Concert’ global telecommunications joint venture with BT Plc.

Advised on a series of transactions effecting the formation, financing and dissolution of the ‘Global Switch’ telehousing joint venture between Global Switch, Chelsfield Plc and TrizecHahn Corporation.

Interests

Nick’s interests include football, golf, skiing and water skiing.