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Andrew Collins

Partner

Andrew specialises in corporate advice and transactional work for a wide variety of public and private companies, including family businesses.

andrew-collins

About

Andrew specialises in corporate advice and transactional work for a wide variety of public and private companies, including family businesses. Many of his clients are in the financial services (including investment trusts) and property sectors. He is also particularly interested in 'family' and 'owner-managed' businesses, and is head of the firm’s Family Business Group. Andrew is also joint head of our Corporate Governance team.

Andrew has been listed as a ­­top recommended lawyer within the Legal Directory & Hommes d'Affaires Lawyer category in The Spear’s 500 2021.

Andrew is admitted to practise in England and Wales. 

Experience

  • Acting on the AIM IPOs of Harwood Wealth Management Group and Circle Property plc
  • Acting on the tender offers for Mithras Investment Trust plc and Chelverton Growth Trust plc
  • Acting on the placing for Macfarlane Group plc
  • Acting on the formation of Welbeck Strategic Land LLP, a £45m fund to invest in strategic land
  • Advising the shareholders of Silver Cross, the heritage British high end baby pram business, on the sale of the company to Fosun International, China’s leading investment group

Recognition

  • Spears 500_2022_Ribbon

Our thinking

  • Mergermarket quotes Andrew Collins and Emily Dobson on London’s status in the IPO market

    Andrew Collins

    In The Press

  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises Predator Oil & Gas Holdings plc on its successful placing of New Ordinary Shares to the London Stock Exchange

    Andrew Collins

    News

  • Andrew Collins and Paul Arathoon write for the Evening Standard on London as a listing destination after failed WE Soda IPO

    Andrew Collins

    In The Press

  • Bloomberg quotes Andrew Collins on WE Soda cancelling its London IPO

    Andrew Collins

    In The Press

  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises Circle Property on its first Return of Capital of £46 million

    Andrew Collins

    News

  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises the Royal Masonic Benevolent Institution Care Company on the launch of its Sustainable Bonds on the LSE

    Daniel Sullivan

    News

  • Takeover Panel makes changes to the presumptions underlying when parties will be considered to be “acting in concert”

    Andrew Collins

    Insights

  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises Shore Capital as nominated adviser, broker and bookrunner on a c.£14m fundraising for Helios Underwriting Plc

    Andrew Collins

    News

  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises Caretech Holdings PLC on its proposed £870.3 million take private

    Andrew Collins

    News

  • Charles Russell Speechlys releases H1 2021 deal highlights

    David Coates

    News

  • Public Company Update - May 2021

    Mark Howard

    Insights

  • Proposed Takeover Code Amendments – Key Changes

    James Scott

    Insights

  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises Shore Capital as nominated adviser, broker and bookrunner on £56.5m fundraising for Helios Underwriting Plc

    Andrew Collins

    News

  • Charles Russell Speechlys releases H2 2020 deal highlights

    David Coates

    News

  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises N+1 Singer on £10m return of capital

    Andrew Collins

    News

  • The proposed Takeover Code amendments – headline points

    James Scott

    Insights

  • Public Company Update - November 2020

    Mark Howard

    Insights

  • Leaders League report on Shore Capital's as nominated adviser on £20m Helios equity raise

    Andrew Collins

    In The Press

  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises Shore Capital as nomad and broker on Helios Underwriting plc £20m fundraising

    Andrew Collins

    News

  • IPSX – Real Estate’s new stock exchange

    James Scott

    Insights

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