Mergers and acquisitions

An experienced team advising on private and public mergers and acquisitions.

Our market-leading corporate team has extensive experience of advising on private and public mergers and acquisitions. From complex cross-border transactions to UK-only deals, our partner-led teams work closely with specialist colleagues and, if required, overseas counsel to ensure a seamless service, focused on the delivery of successful results for our clients.

Epic Games

Acted for Epic Games, a leading video games and video games engine developer and publisher, in its acquisitions of SuperAwesome, a pioneer in the ‘kidtech’ market, and Cubic Motion, a provider of facial animation technology which is central to Epic’s MetaHuman Creator, as well as Tonic Games, the developer of Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout.


Acted for IndigoVision Group plc, the AIM-listed video security surveillance company, in its recommended takeover by Motorola Solutions.

Collagen Solutions

Acted for Collagen Solutions plc, the Glasgow-based life sciences firm, in its takeover by US group Rosen’s Diversified, Inc.


Acted as Scots counsel for NASDAQ-listed internet security software group Fortinet on its acquisition of cloud-based security platform ZoneFox Limited.

RF Brown

Acted for the shareholders of RF Brown Limited on the sale of the company by way of a Foresight-backed management buy-in by Angus Barraclough.

W.N. Lindsay

Acted for W.N. Lindsay in the sale of its grain merchant business to Simpsons Malt.

Capricorn Senegal

Acted for Capricorn Senegal in its up to $400 million sale of Senegalese assets to Woodside.


Acted for Bowleven in its up to $250 million sale of interests in Cameroon.


Acted for Aminex in its sale of interests in Tanzania.

BayWa r.e. UK Limited

Acted for BayWa r.e. UK Limited in its sale of the 24MW Inverclyde Windfarm, a subsidy-free windfarm, to Gresham House Renewable Energy LP.

Forsa Energy

Acted for Forsa Energy in the sale of its Scottish onshore wind portfolio to another developer.

Innogy Renewables

Acted for Innogy Renewables UK in the sale of assets connected with Allt na Moine, a hydro power project in Wester Ross.