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Adam is a partner in the corporate team and is based in the Birmingham office. With more than 20 years’ experience in advising on all types of transactional work, he acts on a variety of M&A deals, private equity transactions, corporate reorganisations and shareholder arrangements.

His clients include many entrepreneurs and directors of mid-market businesses for whom he can provide both a strategic overview and tactical advice. He is also recognised for offering specialist support to companies that are going through a legal process for the first time.

Adam joined Penningtons Manches Cooper in May 2021 from another leading Midlands law firm. The current edition of The Legal 500 describes him as ‘highly attuned to the complex legislative framework in M&A’ and as providing ‘high quality and business friendly input’.

Recent work highlights

  • Advising the shareholders of Addmaster on the sale of their business to Swedish listed company Polygiene for £33 million.
  • Representing the shareholders of Prolectric on its sale to FTSE 250 listed Hill & Smith Holdings for £18 million.
  • Advising fintech start-up Monavate on a seed funding round of £5 million from a major US institutional investor.
  • Acting for the British Independent Retail Association on the sale of Birmingham Bank.
  • Advising Alliance Automotive Group on numerous acquisitions throughout the UK.

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311575 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under number 419867.

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