Sam Perkins, Managing Associate, Corporate

Sam Perkins

Managing Associate

Personal Profile

Sam is a Managing Associate in the Corporate department. He advises on a broad range of corporate matters including mergers and acquisitions, shareholder arrangements, joint ventures and general corporate advisory work, with a particular focus on private equity transactions.

Sam has extensive experience acting for management teams and owner/founder-managers, as well as private capital investors and investee companies. Sam's practice covers a variety of sectors including technology, leisure, consumer and retail.

Key Experience

  • Advising management of Spy Alarms on the MBO backed by Phoenix Equity Partners

  • Advising Gamesys Group plc (formerly JPJ Group plc) on its reverse takeover of the Gamesys Group

  • Advising management of On The Go Tours on the MBO backed by Alcuin Capital

  • Advising Remote DBA Experts, LLC (backed by Madison Dearborn Partners) on its acquisition of Clckwrk Ltd

  • Advising management of Linpac with respect to the EUR 450m acquisition by Klöckner Pentaplast

  • Advising the management team of Direct Ferries on the buyout backed by Livingbridge

  • Advising the management team of Easynet on its acquisition by Interoute

  • Advising the management team of an international cosmetics company on its sale to a Chinese conglomerate

  • Advising NEO Investment Partners on its acquisition of the Tom Dixon group of companies from Proventus

  • Advising Piper PE on its investment in Frame and its disposal of Weird Fish

  • Advising VPS on its acquisition of Evander Glazing & Locks from Bridgepoint Development Capital and Lloyds Development Capital

  • Advising Bidvest on the acquisition of Cimandis from private equity owned Sandpiper

  • Advising a leading international social media group on transactional and general corporate advisory matters

Career History

Managing Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Associate, Allen & Overy LLP
Trainee, Allen & Overy LLP
The University of Law, GDL, LPC and LLB
University of Oxford, MBiochem

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