Leo is a corporate associate in our global transactions practice.
He advises private equity sponsors and other financial investors on acquisitions, disposals, co-investments and management incentivisation arrangements across a range of sectors.
Prior to joining Freshfields, Leo worked at US law firms, Simpson Thacher Bartlett LLP and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, and as a visiting tutor in the Law of Business Associations at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Advising Charlton Athletic Football Club and Charlton Athletic Womens Football Club on their 2021 managerial resignations and appointments, including with respect to Karen Hills, Lee Bowyer and Nigel Adkins.
Advising Thomas Sandgaard on the acquisition of Charlton Athletic Football Club and Charlton Athletic Womens Football Club.
Advising TEAM8 in its joint venture with the United States Tennis Association and Tennis Australia, among others, to form the Laver Cup, a tennis competition between regional teams of top professional players from Europe and the rest of the world.*
Advising Charterhouse Capital Partners on the acquisition of a minority stake in Lane Clark & Peacock LLP.
Advising Silver Lake on the management incentive arrangements relating to the disposal of part of its stake in Global Blue to a Third Point SPAC.*
Advising Blackstone on the acquisition of a major stake in Magic Labs, parent company of Badoo and Bumble.*
Advising Apax on the acquisition of the Baltics Classified Group.*
Advising Bridgepoint on the disposal of a number of its retail portfolio companies.*
Advising HgCapital as lead investor on KKR and Cinven's disposal of a stake in Visma Group and on the carve-out of the Rhapsody business from Orion Health.*