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Kristy Leith

T: +44 20 7809 2305 M: +44 7584 515 159 Email Kristy | Vcard Office: London

Kristy Leith Associate

Contact details

Kristy Leith

Kristy Leith
Associate

T: +44 20 7809 2305 M: +44 7584 515 159 Email Kristy | Vcard Office: London

Kristy is an associate in London's corporate finance practice with experience in public and private M&A, joint ventures, equity capital markets, corporate restructures and corporate advisory matters.
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Kristy has worked with a diverse range of UK and international clients including individual and institutional investors, large corporates and privately owned businesses seeking an exit, acting for both buyers and sellers on transactions in a variety of sectors, including professional and financial services, insurance, technology, health care and real estate.

Her corporate experience also includes advising on joint ventures, shareholder arrangements, as well as restructures and general corporate and governance advice.

  • Public and private M&A
  • Corporate
  • Equity capital markets
  • Private equity and venture capital

Share acquisitions

Divestment of London office building to South African investment company - representing the selling investors on the multi-million pound divestment of a Mayfair London office building to a South African investment company.

Advising a Nigerian company in the oil and gas industry on its sale of shares to its joint venture partner.

Advising a trust and corporate services group in relation to its acquisition of a legalisation services business.

Advising a private equity backed day hospital group, in relation to various bolt-on acquisitions and the private equity firm in relation to its exit sale from the group (jointly owned with a number of managers and doctors).

Reorganisations

Acquisition of tenanted pub portfolio - advised Red Oak Taverns Group on the acquisition of the 146-strong GRS tenanted pub portfolio and the associated equity investment into the Red Oak Group as part of the funding for the transaction.

Public M&A

Advising a listed retail property group in connection with its restructure and merger to form two new listed groups.

More: Public and private M&A
Advising corporates on matters and documentation relating to share issues and allotments.

Advising corporates on matters and documentation relating to capital structures, capital reductions, buybacks and share redemptions.

Advising corporates on matters and documentation relating to share transfers and class rights.
 
More: Corporate
Advised Nomad in connection with a secondary placing of Rex Bionics, an AIM listed company and pioneer of the REX Robot technology that enhances the mobility of wheel-chair users.

Advising two different private equity backed corporate groups in the aged care services and health care services sectors, in relation to their IPOs.

Advising a listed financial services company, in relation to its offer of convertible securities.

More: Equity capital markets
 
Advising a private equity backed day hospital group, in relation to various bolt-on acquisitions. 

Advising a private equity firm in relation to its exit sale from a day hospital group (jointly owned with a number of managers and doctors).

Advising two different private equity backed corporate groups in the aged care services and health care services sectors, in relation to their IPOs.
 
More: Private equity and venture capital
  • Funds and financial services
  • Healthcare
  • Real estate investors and developers

Vistra

Advising one of the world's leading corporate service providers of international incorporations, trust, fiduciary and fund administration services on various business and share acquisitions, including its acquisitions of UK based audit business and of the Jordans group, a leading provider of UK formation services, corporate and commercial legal expertise and compliance services a professional corporate.

Ed Broking 

Advising a global wholesale insurance and reinsurance broker on their disposal of specialist managing general agent, Creechurch Underwriters based in Canada.

Artex Risk Solutions

Advising on its acquisition of Quest Holdings (Gibraltar) Ltd., the largest insurance manager in Gibraltar.

Equipment financing company

Advising an equipment financing Delaware company on its sale of shares in a vessel owning offshore SPV to its Bermuda JV partner.

Subscription for shares

Advising incoming investor in relation to its subscription for shares in a UK company being a money services provider, and ongoing shareholder arrangements.

More: Funds and financial services

Aged care homes

Various transactions involving aged care homes, including acting for individual purchasers and an aged care services provider, private equity backed, in relation to its IPO.

Private equity backed day hospital group

Advising a private equity backed day hospital group, in relation to various bolt-on acquisitions and the private equity firm in relation to its exit sale from the group (jointly owned with a number of managers and doctors).

Secondary placing of Rex Bionics

Advising Nomad in connection with a secondary placing of Rex Bionics, an AIM listed company and pioneer of the REX Robot technology that enhances the mobility of wheel-chair users.

More: Healthcare

Divestment of London office building to South African investment company - representing the selling investors on the multi-million pound divestment of a Mayfair London office building to a South African investment company.

Acquisition of tenanted pub portfolio - advised Red Oak Taverns Group on the acquisition of the 146-strong GRS tenanted pub portfolio and the associated equity investment into the Red Oak Group as part of the funding for the transaction.

Advising a listed retail property group in connection with its restructure and merger to form to new listed groups 
 
More: Real estate investors and developers

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21 Dec 2016

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Stephenson Harwood advises Vistra on its acquisition of Jordans

Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has advised Vistra on its acquisition of the Jordans Group from its current shareholder, The West of England Trust Limited.

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11 May 2016

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Stephenson Harwood LLP advises Artex Risk Solutions on its acquisition of Quest Holdings

International law firm Stephenson Harwood has advised Artex Risk Solutions on its acquisition of Quest Holdings (Gibraltar) Ltd., the largest insurance manager in Gibr..

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