Rajiv Kakkad, Associate
Rajiv is an Associate specialising in a broad range of corporate advisory and transactional work for public and private companies.
SummaryRajiv has a broad range of corporate transactional experience for both private and public companies, with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions, group restructurings and private equity. His experience includes UK and cross border M&A, complex group reorganisations, shareholder and joint venture arrangements and advising PE/corporate finance houses on investments.
Rajiv is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
- Advising Apposite Capital on the MBO of OrthoD Group, a leading specialist manufacturer and distributor of medical products and implants for joint reconstruction, sport medicine, surgical products and infection control applications.
- Acting for Elysian Capital on the acquisition of and investment into Key Travel, the leading travel agent for the humanitarian, faith and education sectors which operates in 54 countries worldwide.
- Advising Dean Holdsworth and the Sports Shield consortium on their takeover of Bolton Wanderers Football Club, the subsequent shareholder and joint venture arrangements with other owners and the subsequent sale of its stake.
- Acting for Vestra Wealth, a London based wealth management firm with £5.6bn of assets under management, on the sale of a majority stake to Liechtenstein’s LGT Group.
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