Nick Allen is a partner in our Global Corporate Practice based in our London office. His particular expertise covers advising on corporate transactions in a range of sectors including media, entertainment, technology and retail.

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  • Acted for the shareholders of Zone on the sale of the business to Cognizant.
  • Advising the shareholders of Bullitt Group on the sale to Exponent Private Equity.
  • Advising the shareholders on the investment in Media iQ by ECI.
  • Advising the shareholders on the investment in Prescient by Baird Capital.
  • Advising the shareholders of Hometrack on the sale to Zoopla.
  • Advising the shareholders of Stem Marketing Limited on the sale to UDG plc.
  • Advising the shareholders on the investment in Reiss by Warburg Pincus.
  • Advising the shareholders on the sale of Austin Reed to Alteri.
  • Advising the shareholders in Langland on the sale to Publicis
  • Advising the shareholders in Mlex Limited on the sale to Reed Elsevier Limited.
  • Advising the shareholders of Hugo & Cat on the sale to FutureBrand.
  • Advising the shareholders of Seven Investment Management Limited on the sale of the company to Caledonia Investments. 
  • Advising the shareholders of PEI Media Group Limited on the sale of the company to LDC.
  • Advising the shareholders of Scott Dunn Limited on the sale of the company to Inflexion.
  • Advising the shareholders of Random 42 on the investment by Vespa Capital.
  • Advising the shareholders on the investment in Zoggs by Risk Capital.
  • Advising the shareholders of The Health Hive Group Limited on the sale of the company to St Ives plc.
  • Advising Capital Economics and its shareholders on the investment by LDC in the business.
  • Advising Zone on the investment made by Business Growth Fund.
  • Advising Zone on its purchases of Auros and Concept Bakery.
  • Acting for Fitch Group on its acquisition of Business Monitor International.
  • Advising Live Nation on various transactions.
  • Advising Homeserve on various transactions.
  • Advising the shareholders in Blue Rubicon on the investment by LDC.
  • Advising the shareholders of Bridgehead Consulting on the sale of the company to GfK.
  • Advising the shareholders in Abacus International on the sale of the company to Decision Resources Group.
  • Advising Clear Channel on various corporate transactions.
  • Advising the shareholders in Cath Kidston Limited on the MBO backed by TA Associates.
  • Advising the shareholders on the sale of SBB to the McGraw Hill Group.
  • Advising Luxury Travel Group on various transactions.
  • Advising the shareholders on the sale of Brook Hunt to Wood Mackenzie.
  • Advising CHI on its acquisition of the Rapier business from administration.
  • Advising the shareholders of Total Health Care Group on the sale to United Bio Science Corporation.
  • Advising on the restructuring and subsequent sale of the Loewy Group.
  • Acting on the sale of Mmd to Huntsworth plc.
  • Advising Oxonica plc on its IPO, acquisition of Nanoplex, Inc and subsequent share placing.
  • Advising Nordson Inc on various corporate matters.

Education

  • University of East Anglia, B.A., 1981

Admissions

  • England and Wales, 1985
  • Recommended in Chambers UK 2018 for Corporate M&A: Mid-Market, London
  • Listed in the 2017 edition of Chambers UK as a leading individual.

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