Melanie Mapstone Of counsel

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Melanie Mapstone

Melanie Mapstone
Of counsel

T: +44 20 7809 2530 M: +44 7702 143 964 Email Melanie | vCard Office: London

Melanie is a corporate lawyer specialising in private equity, corporate finance and commercial contract law.
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  • Services

Melanie manages the transaction services team that specialises in the provision of detailed investigations to ascertain the legal and commercial risks to clients seeking to acquire or invest in a target business or financers seeking to finance an acquisition. The team also provides vendor due diligence services to clients wishing to sell a business including preparing vendor due diligence reports and virtual data room services.

Melanie qualified as a solicitor in 2001 and spent a large part of her career managing corporate finance transactions. She also spent several years acting as general legal counsel to one of the world's largest car manufacturers in its research and development company reviewing commercial contracts and advising on mergers acquisitions and disposals. Melanie also spent a number of years working for a global accountancy practice advising its client's on mergers, acquisitions and disposals before joining a global law firm to co-leading its due diligence team.

  • Commercial, outsourcing and technology
  • Corporate

General Counsel for R&D Team of Global Car Manufacturing Company – advising a global car manufacturer on commercial contracts, information memorandums, procurement contracts, research and development/collaboration agreement and drafting terms and conditions and creating precedent commercial contracts.

Manging the due diligence exercise on Bowmark Capital's multi-million pound acquisition of Cornwall Insight Group Limited a group specialising in the research, analytics and advisory business services relating to Net Zero via subscription/training and consultancy services.

The provision of due diligence and commercial contract review services to Pelican Capital, the private equity firm, on its £10 million initial investment in Atech.cloud (Atech), a UK cloud service provider (CSP).

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Corporate lawyer for a global accountancy practice. Advising global clients on mergers and acquisitions and disposals and private equity investments.

Assisting the in-house team at Meggitt Ltd on its investment in HiETA Technologies Ltd.

Leading the transaction services team on performing due diligence to Avison Young's agreement with Apleona Group GmbH to acquire GVA, a subsidiary of Apleona and one of the UK's leading real estate advisory led businesses.

Leading the transaction services team on performing due diligence to Avison Young's agreement with Apleona Group GmbH to acquire GVA, a subsidiary of Apleona and one of the UK's leading real estate advisory led businesses.

Assisting the in-house team at Meggitt Ltd on its investment in HiETA Technologies Ltd.

The provision of due diligence and commercial contract review services to Pelican Capital, the private equity firm, on its £10 million initial investment in Atech.cloud (Atech), a UK cloud service provider (CSP).

Manging the due diligence exercise on Bowmark Capital's multi-million pound acquisition of Cornwall Insight Group Limited a group specialising in the research, analytics and advisory business services relating to Net Zero via subscription/training and consultancy services.

Providing due diligence services and contract review services to BGF in relation to its multi-million pound investment into the Harman Group a specialist in data and analytics recruitment.

More: Corporate

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