Julie-Anne Lucchetti focuses her practice on all aspects of corporate work in the UK and internationally, including M&A, equity capital market, private equity and venture capital transactions as well as general corporate governance.

    She represents both public and private companies, institutional investors, portfolio companies, entrepreneurs and management teams across a wide range of industries.

    Julie-Anne has previously been seconded to the firm’s Paris and Moscow offices and is a member of a dedicated team that provides tailored advice and support for Japanese businesses in the UK.

    Prior to joining the firm, Julie-Anne worked for the Slovak branch of an international law firm.

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    Equity Capital Markets

    • Representing Alpha Financial Markets Consulting plc on its £125 million IPO and admission to AIM.
    • Acting for Xeros Technology Group Plc on a £25 million placing (including a waiver of obligations under Rule 9 of the Takeover Code).
    • Supporting Keystone Law Group plc on its IPO and admission to AIM.
    • Advising 3Legs Resources plc, an unconventional oil and gas exploration and development company, on its IPO and admission to AIM.

    Mergers & Acquisitions

    • Assisting the sellers of Apex Optimisation in their sale to Aspen Technology, Inc.
    • Representing the sellers of Alanchoice Limited in their sale to a wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific Industrial & Logistics REIT Plc.
    • Advising Reward Gateway in its acquisition of several strategic targets.
    • Supporting the sellers of Langland Advertising Media and Design in their sale to the Publicis Group.
    • Counselling Fuyo General Lease Co., Ltd. in the acquisition of the UK holding company of Aircraft Leasing and Management.
    • Acting for the Monex Group on the acquisition of London-based forex specialist Schneider Foreign Exchange.
    • Representing a Fortune 500 company in a bid to acquire an international cosmetic ingredients business.

    Private Equity/Venture Capital

    • Counselling leading international and CIS-based investors, including Intel Capital, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Baring Vostok Capital Partners, Moore Capital, Elbrus Capital, Troika Capital Partners, VTB Capital, Almaz Capital, MCI Management, Amun Capital and UFG Private Equity.
    • Advising Ozon Holdings on a US$150 million investment from Sistema and MTS.
    • Representing the holding company of the online used car broker and auctioneer Carprice.ru in several rounds of investments.
    • Advising the management of Alpha FMC (now Alpha Financial Markets Consulting plc) in relation to the exit of Baird Capital by way of sale to Dunedin.
    • Acting for the management team of Away Resorts in relation to the exit of CBPE Capital by way of sale to LDC.

    Others

    • Regularly advising public and private companies on various corporate governance matters (including as acting company secretary).
    • Representing PNC Business Credit in respect of the corporate aspects of various asset-based facilities to various borrowers.
    • Acting for Renaissance Capital on the formation of a private equity fund and on the acquisition and financing of the fund's first investment in mining assets in Africa.
    • Assisting Invia on the taking of senior facilities totaling CZK142.13 million advanced by UniCredit and a mezzanine facility provided by Mezzanine Management.
    • Advising on a US$30 million mezzanine investment by Volga River Growth Fund in the Dutch holding of Sovcombank.

    Education

    • College of Law, L.P.C.
    • College of Law, Graduate Diploma, Law
    • Panthéon-Assas University
    • Orebro University

    Admissions

    • England and Wales, 2011

    Languages

    • English
    • French
    • Russian

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