‘Neil Evans  – great addition to the team, hit the ground running and delivers high quality work with a great personable approach. Very commercial, committed to delivering the result for clients and providing assistance above and beyond wherever he can.’

‘Neil Evans is an exceptional M&A partner whose opinion I always seek on legal matters. He has an impressive ability to deliver commercial solutions to complex problems, as well as a deep understanding of corporate M&A law. I seek Neil’s advice on everything from corporate matters to partnership agreements and transactional work. He is supported by a strong team around him.’

Legal 500 2022

概述

40 Under 40: Rising Star in Private Equity (2019 - Legal Week)  
Notable practitioner (IFLR 1000 2019 – Private Equity and M&A)

Neil Evans is a partner in Mayer Brown's London office and advises private equity firms, hedge funds, corporates and other financial investors on the full spectrum of corporate matters.

He has extensive experience advising clients on domestic and cross-border private M&A transactions (including buyouts and corporate carve-outs), public M&A transactions, co-investment arrangements (including joint ventures), management incentivisation arrangements, reorganisations and other general corporate advice.

Clients value his grasp of commercial issues, technical excellence and responsive, hands-on approach.

语言能力

  • 英语

执业经验

  • Advising Marlin Equity Partners on their acquisitions of Learning Pool, a market-leading eLearning company.
  • Advising the Halifax Group in a carve-out from packaging business Sonoco to Halifax-backed Prairie Industries Holdings.
  • Advising Marlin Equity Partners on its acquisition of Rydoo from Sodexo, a leading global SaaS solution for managing expense reports and business travel.
  • Advising Melrose Industries PLC on the sale of BRUSH to One Equity Partners.
  • Advising Melrose Industries PLC and GKN Aerospace on the sale of Fokker Services and Fokker Techniek to Panta Holdings.
  • Advising Bain Capital Credit on a number of joint ventures and co-investment arrangements relating to investments across Europe.
  • Advising Generali Investments on its acquisition of Times Square from Blackstone Real Estate Partners.
  • Advising Silvus Technologies (a portfolio company of the Jordan Company) on an acquisition in the technology sector.
  • Advising Link REIT on its acquisition of The Cabot for £380 million.
  • Advising a hedge fund on a joint venture relating to the acquisition of a large London office building.
  • Advising a hedge fund and Norfin on their acquisition of a development plot in Portugal (and associated shareholder arrangements).
  • Advising Francisco Partners on its acquisition of ByBox from LDC.
  • Advising Blackstone Real Estate Partners on the sale of Magnolia Park to Union Investment for €380 million.
  • Advising Blackstone Real Estate Partners on the sale of Sintra Retail Park, Forum Sintra and Forum Montijo to Immochan for €400 million.
  • Advising Office Depot, Inc. on the sale of its European business to Aurelius Group.
  • Advising Groupe Fnac on its acquisition of Darty plc for £900 million.
  • Advising Apax Partners on its sale of Orange Switzerland to Xavier Niel’s NJJ Capital for €2.3 billion.
  • Advising CBRE Group, Inc. on its acquisition of Norland Holdings Ltd for £265 million.
  • Advising KKR on the acquisition of its stake in Cognita Schools from Bregal Partners (and associated shareholder arrangements).
  • Advising Polymer Group, Inc. (a portfolio company of Blackstone Capital Partners) on its acquisition of Fiberweb PLC for £182 million.
  • Advising Melrose Industries PLC on its sale of Marelli Motori to The Carlyle Group for €150 million.
  • Advising Melrose Industries PLC on its rights issue and associated acquisition of Elster Group SE for £1.8 billion.

执业资格

  • 英格兰和威尔斯
  • Listed under 'Other key lawyers' for Private Equity, he receives recognition for his 'impressive ability to deliver commercial solutions to complex problems'. ‘– great addition to the team, hit the ground running and delivers high quality work with a great personable approach. Very commercial, committed to delivering the result for clients and providing assistance above and beyond wherever he can.’ He ‘is an exceptional real estate and M&A partner whose opinion I always seek on legal matters. He has an impressive ability to deliver commercial solutions to complex problems, as well as a deep understanding of both real estate law and corporate M&A law. I seek Neil’s advice on everything from corporate matters to partnership agreements and transactional work. He is supported by a strong team around him.’ (Legal 500 2022).
  • 40 Under 40: Rising Star in Private Equity (2019 - Legal Week).
  • Listed under 'Other key lawyers' 'Neil Evans is very dedicated and always available to speak' (Legal 500 2020 - Private Equity).
  • Notable practitioner (IFLR 1000 2019 – Private Equity and M&A).
  • The incredibly engaged and proactive [private equity] team was also recently strengthened by the arrival of Neil Evans (Legal 500 2018).