Patrick Driscoll is an associate in our Global Corporate Practice Group, based in our London office. His practice focusses on UK and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate reorganisations. He also advises early-stage ventures on funding and investment.

    Patrick has undertaken secondments to a national utility supplier and a global ticketing and events business.

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    Merger and Acquisitions

    • Advised EDF Energy Renewables on the sale of a 49% stake in its portfolio of 24 UK onshore wind farms (c.550 MW) to Dalmore Capital and Pensions Infrastructure Platform.
    • Acted for the shareholders on the sale of Market Data Services Limited, a technology expense management services company, to Sumeru Equity Partners.
    • Advised the founders of FLYdocs on their sale to Lufthansa Technik.

    Private Equity

    • Advised the founders and mangers of Prescient Healthcare Group on an investment by Baird Capital.
    • Advised Tenzing Private Equity on its investment in FMP Global.
    • Advised the founders and mangers of Edenhouse Solutions on their sale to ECI Partners.

    Early Stage/Venture Capital

    • Acted for the Centrica-backed tech company “Green Running” on its angel, seed and series A funding rounds.
    • Advised Esparity Solar on a capital raise to target a 1 GW portfolio of grid parity solar projects in Spain.

    Equity Capital Markets

    • Advised Alpha Financial Markets on its £125 million IPO and admission to AIM.
    • Acted on Latchways plc’s recommended takeover by MSA Safety Inc by way of scheme of arrangement.

    Other

    • Advised Airvolution Energy in relation to the sale of its portfolio of operational onshore wind farms to funds managed by Capital Dynamics.
    • Advising Live Nation, via its joint venture with Gaiety Investments, on its investment in the Isle of Wight Festival. 

    Education

    • University College London, B.A., (Joint Hons.), 2009

    Admissions

    • England and Wales, 2016
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