Mike has been with Taylor Walton for more than 25 years and advises on corporate and banking transactions and commercial projects. He has held office as a non-executive director of a listed UK company and as a member of an industry committee lobbying government on eCommerce.
His extensive experience includes mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, corporate recovery, and technology and construction projects. He has closed over 300 M&A transactions including:
A simultaneous acquisition of companies in UK, US, China, Germany and Japan http://gsig.investorroom.com/2015-04-15-GSI-Group-Sells-JK-Lasers-for-31-5-Million
Acquisition of a division of a leading French vehicle manufacturer http://www.insidermedia.com/insider/central-and-east/131338-comline-swoops-peugeot-car-part-distribution-business/
Sale of a virtual technology leader to a FTSE 100 company http://www.babcockinternational.com/media-centre/babcock-international-group-acquires-skills2learn/
Several substantial pre-pack acquisitions from administrators https://www.accountancylive.com/kpmg-sells-construction-training-company-pre-pack-deal
Sale of leading US and German beverage brands to a leading UK brewery http://www.morningadvertiser.co.uk/Drinks-Brands-News/Fuller-s-gets-rights-to-Sierra-Nevada
Mike oversees a commercial team advising on a broad range of business-to-business and consumer contracts, involving both public and private bodies and institutions, with many projects having an international element.
Mike has consistently been recognised as a leading practitioner by the Legal 500, an independent guide to the UK’s best law firms and lawyers, with comments such as “a highly rated practitioner”, “value for money and commercial awareness”, “excellent response times” and “valued for expert, pragmatic advice delivered at a practical business level”.
Hiking, mountain biking, golf and writing.