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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.

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About

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.

Experience

  • 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

Our thinking

  • The Guardian and City AM quote Ashwin Pillay on Anglo American rejecting a second takeover bid from BHP

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    In The Press

  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises Puma Private Equity on its investment into Transreport

    David Coates

    News

  • Daniel Rosenberg and Ashwin Pillay write for the Evening Standard on leading banks ramping up their UK operations

    Daniel Rosenberg

    In The Press

  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises Zenzero’s management team on its majority acquisition by Macquarie Capital

    Mark Howard

    News

  • City AM quotes Ashwin Pillay on the latest round of ONS M&A statistics

    Ashwin Pillay

    In The Press

  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises Puma Private Equity on its £5m investment into Pockit Limited

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  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises Puma Private Equity on its investment into Thingtrax Limited

    David Coates

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  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises Atkins on the sale of its Scandinavian engineering Services business to Systra

    David Coates

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  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises Puma Private Equity on its £5.5 million investment into IRIS Audio

    David Coates

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  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises Puma Private Equity on its investment into HR Duo

    David Coates

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  • Charles Russell Speechlys features in the Financial Worldwide discussing sustainability in the retail industry

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  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises Puma Private Equity on its investment into MUSO

    David Coates

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  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises Zenzero on the acquisition of OnTech

    Mark Howard

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  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises the shareholders of Zenkraft on the sale of the company to Bringg

    Mark Howard

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  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises Puma Private Equity on its investment into Deazy

    David Coates

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  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises Puma Private Equity on their investment into Everpress

    David Coates

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  • Charles Russell Speechlys releases H1 2021 deal highlights

    David Coates

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  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises Fudco Partnership on sale to Exponent-backed Vibrant Foods

    James Broadhurst

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  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises Exeter Property Group on its acquisition of two property SPVs from the Tritax group

    David Coates

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  • Charles Russell Speechlys advise the shareholders of Veriton Pharma on its sale to SERB

    Mark Howard

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