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Richard Youle

Richard Youle

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP

London, GBR


Richard Youle focuses on private equity matters, including advising private equity houses and financial sponsor clients on all types of leveraged M&A and portfolio assistance, such as restructuring advice. Mr. Youle is recognised as a leading individual in The Legal 500 UK and ranked in Tier 2 in Chambers UK, which quotes clients describing him as a “superb negotia-tor” who “ensures an excellent service.”

His recent representations, prior to joining Skadden, include advising:
  • A consortium comprised of ADIA, Allianz Capital Partners, Borealis Infrastructure and Munich Re on the acquisition of 100 percent of Autobahn Tank & Rast;
  • Epic Funds advised by Castik Capital on its acquisition of Waterlogic and Angel Springs;
  • Essex Woodlands on its acquisition of EUSA Pharma;
  • Global Infrastructure Partners on the agreement to acquire a 35 percent stake in Terminal Investment Ltd from MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company;
  • HgCapital on its:
    • Acquisitions of Kinapse, Sovos Compliance, the Raet Group, The Foundry, Team System, Manx Telecom, JLA, Iris Software Group, e-conomic, Nair & Co, Parts Alliance and NetNames;
    • Investment in Mitratech;
    • Investment, exit and reinvestment in Visma; and
    • Sell-down of a minority stake in JLA and a refinancing of the business;
  • HgCapital portfolio company Nair & Co on its acquisition of High Street Partners to form Radius;
  • HgCapital portfolio company Ullink on its acquisition of Nyfix/Metabit businesses from ICE;
  • Mid Europa Partners on the disposal of Norican Group to Altor Equity Partners;
  • Montagu Private Equity on its acquisitions of DEAS, Accurate Equity AS, Open International, University of Law, CAP and Equatex;
  • Oaktree Capital Management on its acquisition of The Serviced Apartment Company (Saco); and
  • Oyak Girisim Danismanligi on its acquisition of the Almatis Group.

Education
LL.B., Newcastle University, 1995
Legal Practice Course, The College of Law, 1996
Richard Youle is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Understanding Dual-Track Disposal Processes - Seventeenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe: Practical Implications of U.S. Law on EU Practice, Wednesday, February 07, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Understanding Dual-Track Disposal Processes - Understanding Dual-Track Disposal Processes, Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Understanding Dual-Track Disposal Processes - Understanding Dual-Track Disposal Processes, Wednesday, February 07, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Understanding Dual-Track Disposal Processes - Understanding Dual-Track Disposal Processes, Wednesday, February 07, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Seventeenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe: Practical Implications of U.S. Law on EU Practice, Friday, February 09, 2018, London
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