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Deal31 July 2019
The Lewis Silkin team has advised its long term client Sopra Steria (Euronext Paris: SOP), a European leader in digital transformation, on the sale of its UK recruitment subsidiary, Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited to the Resource Solutions Group. The transaction completed in June 2019.
Deal18 December 2018
The Lewis Silkin Corporate team has advised its client, Dictate IT, on its acquisition by Irish healthcare, technology and services group, Clanwilliam Group. The Lewis Silkin cross-departmental team have been incredibly busy in 2018, working end-to-end on the full spectrum of corporate transactions within the technology sector, and the success of this acquisition shall further boost the teams reputation within the sector.
Lewis Silkin French Desk advises the global HR management group Synergie on its disposal of Acorn Learning Solutions
Deal06 February 2018
The French Desk advised long term client Synergie, owner of the Acorn group of companies in the UK, on the disposal of its UK subsidiary Acorn Learning Solutions, the training arm of leading recruitment agency Acorn Recruitment, to the Welsh based training provider ACT, in January 2018.
Deal15 September 2017
Lewis Silkin, a leading international law firm to creative agencies, has advised Next Fifteen Group (Next 15), the AIM-listed digital communications group, on its acquisition of Elvis Communications Limited. This deal, worth £5.5 million, marks the third Next 15 acquisition this year alone on which the Lewis Silkin team has advised.
Deal11 August 2017
Partner David Willbe advises Gravity Industries on investment from renowned American venture capitalists Tim and Adam Draper.
Deal04 August 2017
Lewis Silkin has advised Publicis Communications’ cross-media production platform, Prodigious, on its acquisition of global Top 50 language service provider, translate plus.
Lewis Silkin acts for Sans Frontieres Associates on their investments from Dods Group Plc and Lord Timothy Bell
Deal02 May 2017
Lewis Silkin has advised Sans Frontieres Associates, the international, strategic communications consulting company, on its set up and on the investments received from Dods Group Plc and Lord Timothy Bell. Sans Frontieres Associates is a London based company which began trading in January 2017, founded by Jonathan Lehrle, former partner of Bell Pottinger.
Deal04 May 2016
For the second time in a few months, following the acquisition by the French group of JMP Consultants in December 2015, Lewis Silkin’s French Desk advised long-standing client Systra Group, the world leader for public transport infrastructure, on its acquisition of the British company SIAS Ltd.
Deal07 January 2016
Lewis Silkin has advised SYSTRA Group, the world leader for public transport infrastructure on its acquisition of one of the UK’s leading transport consultancies, JMP Consultants Limited.
Deal26 October 2015
Lewis Silkin has advised Press Glass UK Ltd, the UK subsidiary of leading Polish glass unit manufacturer, Press Glass SA, on the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of the Glass Systems Group.
Deal16 September 2015
Lewis Silkin has advised Proman Group, the fifth largest recruitment agency in France, on its acquisition of supply chain specialists HEADS Recruitment Limited and HEADS Engineering Limited.
Lewis Silkin advises Publicis Groupe on strategic investment in Matomy, leading digital performance-based advertising group
Deal13 October 2014
Lewis Silkin has advised Publicis Groupe, one of the largest communications groups in the world, on its strategic investment in Matomy Media Group Ltd., one of the world's leading digital performance-based advertising companies.
Deal09 July 2014
Lewis Silkin has advised the shareholders of Viral Management Limited (VML), a leading social content company, on its acquisition by Rightster Group plc (Rightster), the AIM-listed global B2B video network for distribution, content-sourcing, audience engagement and monetisation.
Deal27 November 2012
Lewis Silkin has advised long-standing client Claranet on its acquisition of STH Limited and its subsidiary Star Technology Services, in a deal valued at £55 million.The acquisition creates the largest mid-market provider of integrated hosting and network services in the UK and continental Europe.