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Jessica Adam

Jessica Adam Partner


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Jessica undertakes a broad range of corporate matters with a particular focus on private equity and the professional services sector. She is dual qualified in Scotland and England.

Highlights include advising:

  • Adrian Binks, the executive chairman and significant shareholder in global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus, on Argus’ strategic partnership with leading global growth equity firm General Atlantic in a deal that valued the company at c.£1bn;
  • Thomas Eggar on its merger with Irwin Mitchell creating a £250m legal services business;
  • Slater & Gordon on its various business and WIP acquisitions including Pannone, Taylor Vinter’s PI practice and Goodmans Law;
  • Russell Jones & Walker on its acquisition by Slater & Gordon;
  • Legal & General Investment Management on its acquisition of National Grid UK Pension Scheme asset manager;
  • KPMG on establishing KPMG Capital, an investment vehicle for KPMG member firms to invest in data and analytics;
  • GHO Capital on establishing a specialist healthcare investment fund;
  • Soros Fund Management on its investment in Hyperoptic;
  • Exponent on its acquisition of HSS Hire Services;
  • Exponent on the sale of Cardsave to Worldpay;
  • management on the €585m sale of Fintrax by Exponent to Eurazeo; and
  • Duke Street Capital on its acquisition of wagamama.