Philip Coletto

U.K. Partner

London
Willkie Farr & Gallagher (UK) LLP
Citypoint, 1 Ropemaker Street
London EC2Y 9AW
T +44 20 3580 4744
F +44 20 3580 4800
pcolettowillkie.com

Philip Coletto is a U.K. partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department. His practice focuses on advising private equity sponsors and other institutional investors on a range of investments, including leveraged buy outs, equity lines, co-investments, carve-outs, bolt-ons and growth and venture capital. Philip has represented, amongst others, Genstar Capital, Bregal Freshstream, Warburg Pincus, IK Investment Partners, Blue Water Energy, Davidson Kempner, Riverstone, Insight Venture Partners and Bridge Growth Partners.

Philip Coletto is a U.K. partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department. His practice focuses on advising private equity sponsors and other institutional investors on a range of investments, including leveraged buy outs, equity lines, co-investments, carve-outs, bolt-ons and growth and venture capital. Philip has represented, amongst others, Genstar Capital, Bregal Freshstream, Warburg Pincus, IK Investment Partners, Blue Water Energy, Davidson Kempner, Riverstone, Insight Venture Partners and Bridge Growth Partners.

Selected Significant Matters

  • FFL Partners, through its portfolio group Laurel Solutions, in the cross-border acquisition of Servelec Technologies (2019)

  • Genstar Capital and its portfolio company Apex Group in the acquisition of the corporate and private clients business of Link Asset Services, a division of the Australian listed Link Group (2019)

  • Excellence Logging, a portfolio company of Blue Water Energy, in its acquisition of Weatherford International’s surface data logging business (2018)

  • Genstar Capital and its portfolio company Apex Fund Services in the acquisition of Ipes from Silverfleet Capital (2018)

  • Warburg Pincus in its investment in Avaloq, an international fintech company and leader in integrated and comprehensive banking solutions (2017)

  • Bregal Freshstream in its investment in Intergas (2017)

  • Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP (as a key shareholder) in connection with the NJJ-led consortium’s acquisition of eircom (2017)

  • Bregal Freshstream in its investment in Juno Health (2017)

  • Insight Venture Partners in its Series D investment in Darktrace (2017)

  • IK Investment Partners in its minority investment in Third Bridge Group, an international primary research provider (2017)

  • Blue Water Energy and its portfolio company Excellence Logging in the acquisitions of Dajan and Core-Tech (2017)

  • Bregal Freshstream in its investment in Euro-Caps (2017)

  • Bregal Investments in its sale of Reconomy (2017)

  • Bridge Growth Partners and portfolio company Finalsite in Finalsite’s acquisition of School Website (2016)

  • Bregal Freshstream in its acquisition of a majority stake in Verwater (2016)

  • Bregal Freshstream in its acquisition of Radley (2016)

  • Insight Venture Partners in its sale of Jagex Limited (2016)

  • Bregal Freshstream in its acquisition of Lunch Garden BV (2016)