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Rebecca Burford, Partner

Rebecca is a corporate transactional specialist who advises on acquisitions, company sales, management buy-outs (“MBOs”), management buy-ins, private equity, mergers, joint ventures, reorganisations and restructuring.

Rebecca Burford, Partner

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Rebecca is a corporate transactional specialist who advises on acquisitions, company sales, management buy-outs (“MBOs”), management buy-ins, private equity, mergers, seed capital and growth capital investments, joint ventures, reorganisations and restructuring. Rebecca has also acted on a significant number of company sales and acquisitions, as well as acting for private equity houses, management teams on MBOs and high net worth individuals on their investments into private companies.

She has worked with clients in a broad range of sectors including technology, digital media and video gaming, manufacturing, insurance and telecommunications.

Rebecca was ranked as “Next Generation Partner” for Corporate in the South East in the Legal 500 directory in 2019, ranked “Next Generation Lawyer” for Corporate in the South East in the Legal 500 directory in 2017 and 2018, and ranked as “Associate to Watch” in Chambers and Partners directory 2018.  Rebecca was shortlisted as Corporate Lawyer of the Year at the South East Insider Deal Maker Awards 2019, and led two private equity transactions (MBO of Trusted Housesitters backed by private equity firm, Rockpool Investments and the MBO of Xstrahl Group backed by private equity firm, Risk Capital), that were both shortlisted for Private Equity Deal of the Year at the South East Insider Deal Maker Awards 2019.

Rebecca is admitted to practise in England and Wales.

Experience

  • Advising on the sale of Edgecase Games (the developer of Fractured Space) to Wargaming (the developer of World of Tanks)
  • Advising the shareholders of a SaaS business to a large PE backed software company for $22m
  • Advising Markerstudy on its £22m acquisition of the entire issued share capital of a pet insurance company and £20m acquisition of the entire issued share capital of a gadget and lifestyle insurance company
  • Advising the shareholders on the £18m disposal of a medical equipment supplier
  • Advising on the £11m MBO of Veritek Global
  • Advising a private equity house on £10m investment to support the MBO of Intelligent Office, an outsourced services business
  • Advising a private equity house on its £6m investment to support the MBO of Springboard Research, a retail intelligence business
  • Advising on the sale of DCB Kent Limited to Bilby Plc for £4m
  • Advising the management team on the MBO of Trusted Housesitters, supported by private equity firm, Rockpool Investments
  • Advising on the MBO of Xstrahl Group, supported by private equity firm, Risk Capital
  • Advising the management team on the MBO of River Marketing
  • Advising BGF on its investment in Revital
  • Acting for Real Experience Group on the acquisition of Experience English Limited
  • Acting on the acquisition of British Study Centres School of English Limited
  • Advising the sale of Gerald Simmonds Healthcare
  • Advising on the sale of Alphr Technology
  • Advising on the sale of LCS Switchgear

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