Eleanor West advises clients on UK and international private equity investments and buyout transactions, acting for institutions and management teams. Eleanor also advises corporate clients on cross-border merger and acquisition, joint venture and restructuring matters.
Advised Empire, a US-based private equity fund, on its acquisitions of Sorst Streckmetall and The Expanded Metal Company, both Europe-based metal product manufacturers
Advises Great Point Partners, a US-based health care private equity fund, on its portfolio investments in the UK and Europe, including the leveraged buyout in the UK of Softbox Systems, a global provider of temperature controlled packing solutions for the pharmaceutical industry
Advises a Dubai-based investment group on its portfolio investments in the UK and Europe, including the acquisition and subsequent disposal of Savile Row luxury brand and bespoke tailor, Kilgour
Advised Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP), a leading US private equity firm, on their first European leveraged buyout (LBO) by way of an acquisition of the entire issued share capital of C.J. Fallon, one of Ireland’s longest established educational publishers
Advised a US-based private equity fund on its leverage buyout of a global payment processing business from founder owners based in the US and Europe
Advised Vespa Capital on its acquisition of a minority interest in Catalis SE, a Dutch company listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange from Navigator Solutions SE
Advised Baird Capital on the acquisition by its portfolio company Digi-Star, Inc. of RDS Technology Limited, a UK based manufacturer of agricultural and mobile machinery
Advises Oroco Capital, a US-based private equity fund, on its portfolio investments in the UK and Europe, including a number of acquisitions in the global maritime security services space
Advised Olam International Limited in its US$1.3bn acquisition of Archer Daniels Midland Company’s global cocoa business and its US$275m acquisition of the Nigerian wheat milling and pasta manufacturing assets BUA Group
Advises a number of UHNW family offices on their direct investments and portfolio related matters in the UK and across Europe
Advised a US-based private equity fund on European health care aspects of its acquisition of a global provider of outsourced pharmaceutical services
Advised NYSE-listed, Universal Health Services, on its acquisition of Cygnet Heath Care, a behavioral health specialist in the UK from a private investor group, and the subsequent bolt on acquisitions of Alpha Health care backed by C&C Alpha and Orchard Portman Hospitals backed by Albion Ventures
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