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Rajiv Kakkad

T: +44 20 7809 2814 M: +44 7587 051 552 Email Rajiv Office: London

Rajiv Kakkad Associate

Contact details

Rajiv Kakkad

Rajiv Kakkad

T: +44 20 7809 2814 M: +44 7587 051 552 Email Rajiv Office: London

Rajiv is a corporate lawyer, with a focus on private equity, growth capital and venture capital transactions. Rajiv has experience acting for private equity houses, investors and management teams and has acted on a range of transactions, including investments, MBOs, exits and acquisitions.
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Rajiv has advised private equity houses such as Elysian Capital and Apposite Capital, growth/venture capital investors such as Mobeus Equity Partners and BGF and management teams, such as the management team of Optimum Credit on the sale to Pepper Money (backed by KKR).

Rajiv has also advised on a number of M&A transactions, joint ventures and corporate reorganisations.

  • Private equity and venture capital

Elysian Capital

Acting for Elysian Capital on the investment in and acquisition of Key Travel, the world’s largest travel management company exclusively focused on the humanitarian, faith-based and academic sectors.

Apposite Capital

Advising Apposite Capital on the MBO of Summit Medical (formerly known as OrthoD Group), a leading specialist manufacturer and distributor of medical products and implants.

Farview Equity Partners & Silversmith Capital Partners

Acting for Farview Equity Partners and US growth equity firm Silversmith Capital Partners on their joint investment in the leading online platform, Unily.

Management team of Optimum Credit

Advised the management team of Optimum Credit Limited, a leading provider of second charge mortgages, on its sale to Pepper Money, backed by global private equity fund, KKR.

Mobeus Equity Partners

Acted for Mobeus Equity Partners on its investment in IPV, a leading media asset management software provider that acts for clients such as HBO, NASA, Nintendo and Monster Energy.

Shareholders of Vestra Wealth

Acting on the sale of a 75% stake in wealth management firm Vestra Wealth to LGT, the largest family-owned private banking and asset management group in the world, for £135 million.

Sports Shield Consortium

Acted on the takeover of Bolton Wanderers Football Club and associated joint venture arrangements, as well as the subsequent sale of the consortium’s stake. 

Read more: Private equity and venture capital

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