Andrew undertakes a broad range of corporate and corporate finance work. His practice consists principally of acting for corporate clients on domestic and international corporate finance and M&A transactions, including:

  • acquisitions and disposals
  • mergers and public takeovers
  • equity financings
  • joint ventures
  • restructurings

He also advises generally on day-to-day company law and corporate governance matters.

Andrew is Head of our Sport practice, counting football, in particular, as a specialist area.

Highlights include advising:

  • Cable & Wireless Communications Plc on:
    • its recommended takeover by Liberty Global plc, which was effected by way of scheme of arrangement
    • its acquisition of Columbus International, Inc for consideration of US$1.85 billion plus the assumption of Columbus’ net debt of US$1.17 billion
    • the sales of the businesses within its Monaco & Islands division and Macau
  • FirstGroup plc on a fully underwritten rights issue to raise approximately £615 million
  • Costain Group PLC on its recommended all-share merger with May Gurney Integrated Services plc
  • Manchester Airport Group on its successful bid to acquire Stansted Airport for £1.5 billion 
  • Santander UK plc on its agreement to acquire the parts of the banking businesses of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group

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