Adrian Mayer, Partner
Adrian is a corporate transactional lawyer and specialises in advising on private equity investments and corporate finance work.
SummaryAdrian is a corporate transactional lawyer and specialises in advising on private equity investments and corporate finance work. He advises a broad range of corporate and M&A transactions including acquisitions, divestitures, re-capitalisations, joint ventures and strategic alliances, venture capital and private equity transactions (including management buyouts), acting for investors, corporates and management teams. His work is both domestic and international.
Adrian advises a range of financial institutions including international private equity fund manager and banks, and also family owned businesses, large and medium sized corporates (both public and private) and individuals.
He has a proven track record of working with multi-national clients undertaking complex cross-border transactions and acting on numerous projects in multiple jurisdictions.
Adrian is particularly active in Africa and is very experienced in advising clients on transactions in that region across a number of industry groups and sectors, including real estate and construction, agribusiness, financial services, energy and natural resources and retail and leisure. He is an active participant in a number of African focussed bodies, including the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association and a frequent traveller to the region. Adrian is an Alumni of London Business School, having completed its Corporate Finance Programme.
Adrian is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
News & Insights
AVCA Venture Capital in Africa summit : the challenges faced by African tech ventures
We took part in the inaugural Venture Capital in Africa summit hosted by the African Private Equity & Venture Capital Association in London.
Charles Russell Speechlys shortlisted at the Private Equity Africa Awards 2018
The firm has been shortlisted in the 'Global Legal Advisors' category.
Adrian Mayer chairs conference on the role of private equity investment in Africa
On 10 May, partner Adrian Mayer moderated a panel discussion on The Role of Private Equity in Realising Africa’s Investment Potential.