Slaughter and May advised Bourne Leisure on its acquisition by Blackstone

Slaughter and May is advising Bourne Leisure, a leading UK holiday company, on its acquisition by funds managed by Blackstone Capital Partners and Blackstone Real Estate Partners. The transaction was structured as a takeover offer for cash consideration, with a vendor preference share alternative available to shareholders. The three founding families will continue to be involved in the business, which operates under the Butlin’s, Haven and Warner Leisure brands, through a significant minority co-investment alongside Blackstone. The acquisition agreements were signed on 28 January 2021 and the acquisition is expected to be completed by the end of February 2021.

Corporate
Paul Mudie Partner
Mark Zerdin Partner
Greg James Associate
Kathryn Warden Associate
Helen Emanuel Associate
Jade Ewers Associate
Real Estate
John Nevin Partner
Simon Bartle Senior Counsel
Kate Shirlaw Associate
Ben Redding Associate
Lee Foxcroft Associate
Corina Penna Associate
Paul Roberton Associate
Luther Goh-Mah Associate
Venetia Speke Associate
Richard Keczkes Associate
Adam Goldthorp Associate
Michael Condlyffe Associate
Emily Applegarth Associate

Megan Dakers / Trainee, Daisy Jones / Trainee, Ben Lammin / Trainee, Jodi Haigh / Trainee, Matthew Spilsbury / Trainee

Financing
Richard Jones Partner
Tax
William Watson Partner
Ed Milliner Senior Counsel
Pensions, employment and incentives
Sandeep Maudgil Partner
Adam Gilchrist Associate
Financial Regulation
Ben Kingsley Partner
Elizabeth George Associate