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Jonathan Angell

Dechert LLP

London, GBR

Jonathan Angell represents both listed and unlisted companies, equity finance providers and others on the full range of domestic and cross-border M&A and joint venture transactions.

In addition, Mr. Angell regularly advises leading UK, European and US private equity firms in connection with leveraged buyouts, P2Ps, secondary buyouts and growth/venture capital investments. He also has fund formation experience, representing limited partners in connection with private equity investments.

Mr. Angell also has extensive experience in the energy sector covering downstream oil and gas, coal bed methane, solar, carbon credits and regulation.

He is recommended in The Legal 500 (UK) for private equity, where he is highlighted in 2012 for his “breadth of experience, intelligence and commerciality” and described in 2011 as “top class” and as displaying “a really good commercial understanding”.

Mr. Angell previously worked in-house for GE Commercial Finance, providing advice on direct equity investments, leveraged finance transactions and investments in third party private equity funds.

Significant Representations

  • Cinven on its acquisition of NCP, and subsequent disposal to 3i, valued in excess of £600 million
  • Acquisition by ICG, in a "sponsor-less" private equity deal, of Marken, which provides logistics to the biopharmaceutical industry, valued at £430 million
  • Blackstone on its acquisition of Center Parcs' real estate interests from Royal Bank of Scotland and others, valued in excess of £800 million
  • Blackstone on its €375 million acquisition of Legoland Parks
  • Terra Firma on its acquisition of Odeon and UCI Cinemas, valued together at £580 million
  • Barclays Bank and Barclays Private Equity on its £130 million sale of edotech, a provider of business support and outsourcing, to Astron
  • Cinven, Princes Gate and LGV on the acquisition of Unique Pubs, and subsequent disposal (valued at £2.3 billion) to Enterprise Inns
  • Rothschild and NHP plc on the takeover of NHP by Four Seasons (backed by Blackstone), valued in excess of £560 million
  • Development capital investment (in excess of £100 million) by Barclays Capital, funds managed by Natural Gas Partners and management in Chrysaor and subsequent acquisitions by Chrysaor
  • Incorporation of, several acquisitions by and (equity and debt) fund-raisings for CH4 Energy (backed by 3i and TCW); and subsequent sale of CH4 Energy to Venture Production for in excess of €220 million


Nottingham Law School, LL.B.


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