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About Rohan Jerath

Rohan is a Senior Associate in our Global Transactions practice group and advises on commercial, intellectual property, technology and data matters.

Rohan advises corporates and private equity sponsors on a wide range of transactions including acquisitions and disposals, carve-outs, joint ventures, licensing, outsourcing and other complex commercial transactions across all major sectors, including technology, media and sports, life sciences, energy and financial services.

During his time at Freshfields, Rohan has been seconded to our New York office and developed the Freshfields sports site. Rohan is also a Trustee on the Board of The Charleston Trust.

Recent work

  • Advising DAZN on its:
    • acquisition of global sports media businesses, Eleven Sports and Team Whistle.
    • strategic partnership with Pragmatic to launch DAZNBET, an online betting service.
    • carve-out and sale of Goal.com and its associated European football portals business.
    • sale of DAZN Player, its video player and advertising business.
  • Advising CVC Capital Partners on its:
    • aquisition of DIF Capital Partners, a leading infrastructure manager.
    • proposed sale of the Etraveli Group, a provider of innovative travel solutions.
    • investment in Premiership Rugby, the English professional rugby union competition.
    • investment in PRO14 Rugby, an international professional rugby union competition.
    • investment in Aleph Holding, an enabler of digital advertising and partner to social media companies.
    • investment in Webpros, a provider of web hosting automation software.
    • investment in Acronis, a provider of cyber protection, backup and disaster recovery services.
    • investment in Rayner, an ophthalmology business.
    • investments in System C and Graphnet Health, providers of software solutions for the health sector.
  • Advising Lloyd's Register on its:
    • acquisition of OneOcean, a supplier of voyage compliance, safety and environmental digital solutions.
    • carve-out and sale of its business assurance, inspection and cybersecurity business.
  • Advising SSE on its:
    • carve-out and sale of its domestic retail energy business.
    • sale of a minority stake in its energy transmission business.
  • Advising Compass on its acquisition of CH&Co, a UK and Ireland based food business for workplace catering, events, venues, visitor attractions, stadia, education, healthcare and hospitality.
  • Advising OSN on its acquisition of Anghami, a music and audio entertainment streaming business, and associated OSN+ related content licence and services agreement.
  • Advising General Atlantic's BeyondNetZero fund on its acquisition of a stake in ABB E-mobility.
  • Advising Cinven and OTPPB on the combination of group.ONE and dogado group.
  • Advising CVC-backed Stock Spirits on its acquisition of the Clan Campbell whisky brand and associated supply and distribution agreements.
  • Advising UPS on its acquisition of Bomi Group, a multinational healthcare logistics provider.
  • Advising Fuller, Smith & Turner on its carve-out and sale of its brewery and beer brands business.
  • Advising CVC-backed Teneo on its acquisition of Tulchan Communications, a communications advisory firm.
  • Advising a major European bank of its collaboration agreement with, and acquisition of a minority stake in, a European fintech 'smart' money management business.
  • Advising J.P. Morgan on its investment in Viva Wallet, a European fintech cloud payments business.
  • Advising Goldman Sachs on its acquisition of NN Investment Partners, a European asset manager.
  • Advising Japan Tobacco on its US joint venture to market and commercialise reduced-risk products.
  • Advising Thermo Fisher on its acquisition of Henogen, a vaccines and viral vector manufacturer.
  • Advising CVC-backed Recordati on its acquisition of EUSA Pharma, a treatment developer for oncological diseases.
  • Advising Smiths Medical on its negotiations with the UK Government's Cabinet Office and creation of a consortium with companies including Rolls Royce, GKN Aerospace and McLaren in connection with the emergency ramp-up, manufacture and supply of ambulatory ventilators during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Qualifications

  • Solicitor, England and Wales
  • IP Transactions, University College London
  • LPC, BPP University Law School
  • LLB, University of Sussex
  • Member of the Society of Computers and Law