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Adam Signy
Partner
 
CityPoint | One Ropemaker Street
London EC2Y 9HU EN
 
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A leading practitioner in his field, Adam Signy practices in our London office and focuses on mergers and acquisitions—particularly public company takeovers and private equity transactions—as well as equity capital markets. He has represented banks, private equity firms and corporate clients across a range of industries. The Chambers 100 list of the top business lawyers in the UK in 2013 ranked Adam #6.

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Work Highlights
  • Arle Capital Partners in its $1.12 billion sale of the Capital Safety Group
  • Melrose in the contested public offer for Charter International, the tender offer for Elster Group SE and associated fundraising, the disposals of the Dynacast, Truth, Crosby and Bridon divisions and associated returns of capital to shareholders, the £3.3 billion sale of Elster to Honeywell International Inc., the tender offer for Nortek Inc. and associated fundraising and the £8.1 billion hostile offer for GKN plc
  • KKR in its acquisition of Pets at Home
  • Expro International on the sale of its Connectors and Measurements division to Siemens AG
  • PPL Corporation in its £4 billion acquisition of the UK Central Networks electricity distribution businesses from E. ON
  • Blackstone Real Estate Partners in the acquisition of its interest in the Broadgate Estate and on the euro 12.25  billion sale of Logicor
  • Polymer Group, Inc. on the public offer for Fiberweb plc
  • Blackstone Capital Partners and CVC Capital Partners on the IPO of Merlin Entertainments
  • Pets at Home Group on its IPO
Education
  • Sussex University, 1973-1976 B.A.
    (Hons.) Economics
Admissions
  • England and Wales 1982

Adam Signy is a Partner in the Firm’s London office. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, particularly public company takeovers and private equity transactions, as well as equity capital markets. He has represented banks, private equity firms and corporate clients across a wide range of industries.

Recent experience includes advising Arle Capital Partners on the sale of the Capital Safety Group to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR); Melrose on the contested public offer for Charter International plc; Melrose on the tender offer for Elster Group SE and associated fundraising; Melrose on the disposals of its Dynacast, Truth, Crosby and Bridon divisions and associated returns of capital to shareholders; Melrose on the £3.3 billion sale of Elster to Honeywell International Inc.; Melrose on the tender offer for Nortek Inc. and associated fundraising; Melrose on the £8.1 billion hostile offer for GKN plc; KKR on the acquisition of Pets at Home and the acquisition of its interest in the Inaer Group; Blackstone Real Estate Partners on the acquisition of its interest in the Broadgate Estate; Blackstone Real Estate Partners on the euro 12.25 billion sale of Logicor; Expro International on the sale of its Connectors and Measurements division to Siemens AG; PPL Corporation on the acquisition of the UK Central Networks electricity distribution businesses from E. ON; Polymer Group, Inc on the public offer for Fiberweb plc; Blackstone Capital Partners and CVC Capital Partners on the IPO of Merlin Entertainments; and Pets at Home Group Plc on its IPO.

Prior to joining Simpson Thacher in 2009, Adam was a partner at Clifford Chance for over 22 years, most recently as head of its London M&A group.

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