Doug is a partner in Brodies corporate group and heads the firm’s private equity offering. He has over 25 years experience as a transactional private equity lawyer.
He is involved in the provision of legal and deal management services in the UK merger and acquisitions and private equity markets and acts in acquisition and sale transactions, in management buyouts and buy ins, in development capital and capital release deals, and in venture capital transactions for management teams, buyers, sellers, and funding institutions.
Doug has led some of the country’s most prolific M&A transactions in recent times including the buyout of PSN from KBR, the acquisition of RBG by Stork, and the sale of Ferguson Group to Brambles. He has also advised in the buyouts of various well-known brands including Denby, Tuffnells Parcel Express and Giles Insurance Group.
As well as transacting on behalf of private equity houses and corporates Doug also advises management teams and owners/ sellers on M&A and private equity issues.