Andrew Gray

Partner

London
Willkie Farr & Gallagher (UK) LLP
Citypoint, 1 Ropemaker Street
London EC2Y 9AW
T +44 20 3580 4860
F +44 20 3580 4800
agraywillkie.com

Andy Gray is a partner in the Corporate and Financial Services Department and the Private Equity Practice Group. He represents major financial sponsors and corporations based across Europe and North America on various corporate transactions, focusing on leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers, restructurings and capital raisings.

Andy is recognised by The Legal 500 (UK) 2021 as being a “highly recommended” practitioner for high value private equity transactions.

Andy Gray is a partner in the Corporate and Financial Services Department and the Private Equity Practice Group. He represents major financial sponsors and corporations based across Europe and North America on various corporate transactions, focusing on leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers, restructurings and capital raisings.

Andy is recognised by The Legal 500 (UK) 2021 as being a “highly recommended” practitioner for high value private equity transactions.

Selected Significant Matters

Andrew has advised:

  • Searchlight Capital Partners on the sale of its significant stake in EOLO, an Italian broadband provider, to Partners Group
  • NPM Capital in its acquisition of Infinitas Learning, a leading provider of products and services designed for education and learning
  • CapVest Partners on the sale of its portfolio company, leading food manufacturer Valeo Foods, to Bain Capital
  • Searchlight Capital Partners in connection with a €55 million Series B funding round in EasyMile, a leader in driverless vehicle software and solutions
  • CapVest Partners on its agreement to sell portfolio company Eight Fifty Food Group to Sofina Food Inc.
  • Levine Leichtman Capital Partners on its acquisition of the Creditinfo Group in partnership with its founder and management team
  • Levine Leichtman Capital Partners on its acquisition of BigHand Ltd., a leading provider of workflow software solutions
  • NextPharma on its agreement to acquire the Ploermel and Edinburgh production sites of biotechnology company Lonza
  • Valeo Foods, a CapVest Partners portfolio company, on its acquisition of German confectionery manufacturer Schluckwerder