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Ian Barratt
Partner
 
CityPoint | One Ropemaker Street
London EC2Y 9HU EN
 
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Ian Barratt is a Partner in the Firm's London office. He focuses on domestic and cross-border acquisition finance, as well as other leveraged finance transactions. Ian’s most recent transactions have involved representing many of the world’s leading private equity firms, including matters for KKR and Apax. He is admitted as an English solicitor.

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Work Highlights
  • KKR and Stefano Pessina in the financing of their acquisition of Alliance Boots, the first take-private of a FTSE 100 company
  • KKR and Goldman Sachs PIA in the financing of their acquisition of KION Group
  • Apax in the financing of its acquisition of Orange Switzerland
  • KKR in the financing of its acquisition of Pets at Home
  • KKR in the financing of its acquisition of SBB/Telemach Group
  • Apax, Blackstone, KKR, Permira and Providence in the financing of their acquisition of TDC
Education
  • Oxford Institute of Legal Practice, 1998 Diploma in Legal Practice
    Distinction
  • University of Exeter, 1997 LL.B Law
Admissions
  • England and Wales 2000

Ian Barratt is a Partner in the Firm's London office. Ian specialises in domestic and cross-border acquisition finance and other leveraged finance transactions, acting on behalf of both lenders and borrowers.

Ian's most recent experience involves representing many of the world's leading private equity firms, including:

  • Acting for Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. on the financing of its acquisition of SBB/Telemach Group (the leading cable and broadband operator in Serbia and South-East Europe)
  • Acting for Apax Partners on the financing of its acquisition of Rhiag Group
  • Acting for Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. on the financing of its acquisition of SMCP
  • Acting for Apax Partners on the financing of its acquisition of Orange Switzerland
  • Acting for Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. and Stefano Pessina on the financing of their acquisition of Alliance Boots plc; the Alliance Boots acquisition was the first take-private of a FTSE 100 company and today ranks as the largest ever European buyout transaction based on value
  • Acting for Apax Partners, The Blackstone Group, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Permira and Providence Equity Partners on the financing of their acquisition of TDC A/S; prior to completion of the Alliance Boots transaction the TDC acquisition was the largest private equity takeover in Europe

Ian was admitted as an English solicitor in 2000 and joined the Firm in 2003. He received his undergraduate LL.B. Law degree from the University of Exeter in 1997.

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