Macfarlanes advises Apollo Impact on acquisition of United Living

07 June 2023

Macfarlanes has advised the affiliate funds of global alternative asset manager Apollo on the acquisition of United Living, a leading provider of essential infrastructure, social housing maintenance and construction services across the UK.

Built upon Apollo’s long-standing track record of engagement on sustainability issues, the Apollo Impact platform pursues private equity-like opportunities with the intention of creating positive, measurable social and/or environmental impact while generating attractive risk-adjusted returns. It looks to achieve impact at scale by investing in industry leading companies that help people or heal the planet.

United Living provides a range of mission-critical maintenance and construction services across three pillars: infrastructure, new homes and property services. Serving a diversified set of blue-chip corporate and government clients, United Living delivers essential services to the owners and operators of utility infrastructure and property assets across the UK.

The Macfarlanes team was led by Corporate and M&A partner Justin Hope with assistance from associates Laura Hatfield and Basra Marjan. Construction advice was provided by associates Maria Myrianthopoulou and Louisa Hudson. Tax advice was provided by partner Jeremy Moncrieff and associate Sam Wilson. Commercial advice was provided by associate Cliodna Ni Ghadhra and employment advice by associate Jagwinder Kaur.