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Melvin Pedro, Partner at Penningtons Manches

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Melvin is a partner in our London corporate and finance teams as well as a member of the firm’s management board. He qualified in 1983, became a partner in 1988 and led the Manches commercial department for a number of years. He regularly speaks at conferences.

He has a broad range of private and public company transactional experience, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity investments, reorganisations and debt facilities.

While Melvin has sector experience in a broad range of areas, he is particularly engaged in the real estate sector and advises many entrepreneurs and mid-size property companies in raising finance, partnering arrangements and other corporate real estate transactions.

Recent work highlights

  • Acting for MRH (GB) Limited on the purchase of Malthurst UK Refined Holdings and Pace Petroleum for £167 million and the subsequent investment by Barclays Private Equity in the company.
  • Advising Assura Properties Plc on the listing of a £110 million eurobond on the Professional Securities Market of the London Stock Exchange.
  • Acting for Munroe K Limited on the refinancing of a £120 million loan facility and the acquisition of a minority shareholding in the company by a third party.
  • Advising Sellar Property Group on various joint venture arrangements.

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.

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP