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Jonathan Carver

Senior Associate

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About Jonathan Carver

Jonathan is a senior associate in the Global Transactions department in London, primarily advising on public and private M&A and various corporate matters including reorganisations, corporate governance and disclosure obligations. During his time at Freshfields, Jonathan has also spent time on secondment to the M&A Legal teams at Barclays and Visa.

Recent work

  • GXO Logistics, Inc. on its £965m cash and shares acquisition of Clipper Logistics plc
  • Entain plc on its £600m retail and institutional placing of new ordinary shares
  • London Stock Exchange Group on its acquisition of Acadia, a leading provider of automated uncleared margin processing and integrated risk and optimisation services
  • Sun Life Financial, Inc. on the £248m sale of its UK business to Phoenix Group
  • Visa, Inc. on its £247m takeover of Earthport PLC, an AIM-listed payment services firm
  • TT International on the sale of its asset management business to Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group
  • Fidelity International on the demerger of its Eight Roads business
  • CVC Capital Partners and its portfolio company System C on the acquisition of Wellsky International
  • Mercuria Energy Trading on the acquisition of strategic equity stakes in various renewables businesses, including N+P Group and CWP
  • HSBC on the reorganisation of its EEA business across seven jurisdictions in anticipation of Brexit
  • FTSE 100 financial institutions on corporate governance and shareholder activism issues
  • Save the Children International on its cash transfer program


Professional qualifications

Solicitor, England and Wales

University education

History BA (University of Oxford)

Graduate Diploma in Law (BPP University Law School)

Legal Practice Course (BPP University Law School)