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Adrian is a corporate transactional lawyer and specialises in advising on private equity investments and corporate finance work.

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Adrian 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.

Adrian is recognised as leading individual in The Legal 500.

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  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises long standing client AgDevCo on its equity investment in Agris

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  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises Development Partners International and Verod Capital Management on investment into Pan African Towers

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  • Driving Growth & Innovation with Pan-African Sports Industry Leaders

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  • Adrian Mayer writes for The Law Society Gazette on opportunities for collaboration between the UK and Africa

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    In The Press

  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises M-KOPA in connection with its $250+ million financing round

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  • Charles Russell Speechlys wins Best Legal Services: Private Equity – Pan – Africa at the AGF Service Providers Awards 2022

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  • Charles Russell Speechlys wins Deals Legal Advisor of the Year at the Private Equity Africa Awards 2022

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  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises Daystar Power Group Limited on its acquisition by Shell

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  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises AgDevCo on its multi-million investment into Flow Equity

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  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises AgDevCo on $70m of DFI Funding

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  • Yahoo and Food Business Africa cover the firm's involvement in Oba Pack's investment in the Babator Farming Company

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  • Charles Russell Speechlys wins best Legal Services: Private Equity at the Africa Global Funds Awards 2021

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  • Africa Global Funds: Trends in African Agri Sector

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  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises Metier on US$39m investment into Africa Mobile Networks

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  • Charles Russell Speechlys releases H1 2021 deal highlights

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  • Charles Russell Speechlys Africa Team advises Ascent Rift Valley Fund II

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  • InvestAfrica: Checking in or Checking out? Financing Africa’s Hotels in 2021

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  • Charles Russell Speechlys, Strategic Partners of the Asoko Insight West Africa's Family-Owned Business Report

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