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Ashwin Pillay

Senior Associate

Ashwin advises on a broad range of corporate matters with a particular focus on private company mergers and acquisitions and private equity investment work for a variety of individuals, institutions and management teams.



Ashwin works with a broad range of clients across many sectors and on all aspects of private M&A private equity investments (for both management teams and institutions), venture capital and growth capital transactions. Ashwin is also a member of the Steering Committee for the Association for Corporate Growth.

Ashwin is admitted to practice in England and Wales.


  • Advising the shareholders of iconic British sports car manufacturer Morgan Motor Company Limited on the sale of a majority stake in the company to Investindustrial, a leading European investment group
  • Advising the shareholders of Veriton Pharma on the sale of their interests to Serb Speciality Pharmaceuticals, a European speciality pharma business backed by Charterhouse Capital Partners
  • Advising awarding-winning IT support and technology services provider, Content+Cloud, on the acquisition of managed services provider Mirus IT and one of Microsoft’s largest Azure partners in the UK, Sol-Tec
  • Advising the Civica Group, an investee company of Partners Group, on a series of bolt on acquisitions including, among others, on the acquisitions of a specialist election and civic engagement services group, Electoral Reform Services, a delivery management software specialist, Transend Solutions and occupational health cloud software specialist, Warwick International Computing Systems 
  • Advising Puma Private Equity on a range of VCT and EIS qualifying investments and follow-on investments
  • Acting for the management team and shareholders of Zenium Topco Limited on the sale of the company and its subsidiaries to NASDAQ listed CyrusOne Inc.
  • Advising Pure Data Centres Group on various fundraisings and corporate restructurings
  • Advising a high net worth individual on the acquisition of a UK dried meats business

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