Jeffrey M. Hurlburt
For over 25 years, Jeff Hurlburt has advised investors, including private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) investors; corporate clients; and investment banks active in a variety of industry sectors. Many of his clients are in the technology, media, and telecom; and life sciences industries.
Since starting his practice in New York City in 1988, and moving to London to practice in 1997, Jeff has continued to focus on a variety of international financial transactions. Jeff's deal experience includes effectively negotiating and closing a multitude of cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A), international private equity and venture capital transaction (both on behalf of companies and investors), U.S. and international private placements and public offerings including Rule 144A, Regulation S and dual-listed offerings.
Jeff also is actively involved in our international fund formation practice and is a key member of our Scandinavian-focused client group, having represented a number of Norwegian, Swedish, and other Nordic clients over the years.
Areas of Focus
Advising UK-based Supponor Ltd., in a variety of general corporate, investment, and restructuring transactions.
Representing Northzone Ventures in the formation of their TMT-focused venture capital funds and a variety of their international transactions.
Representation of the underwriters of a EUR$2.9bn initial public offering of a European Internet and telecommunications services provider.
Representing the International Finance Corporation on a variety of equity-related investments and transaction matters.
Represented Pronova Biopharma in its NOK 2.7bn IPO on the Oslo Stock Exchange, including a Rule 144A private placement into the United States.
Advising a syndicate of VC and other selling shareholders in connection with the US$85m sale of Arieso, Ltd., to U.S. publicly traded JDSU.
Advising a syndicate of European VC investors in the US$123m sale of Alphamosaic Limited to U.S. publicly traded Broadcom, Inc.
Advised Herkules Capital et al on EUR$662.9m acquisition of Nordic oil & gas service company from a syndicate of UK and European PE investors.
UK Legal Expert, Corporate/M&A
Chambers UK, Private Equity: Buyouts
Private Equity Buyouts, 2007, 2011-2014; Venture Capital and Emerging Companies, 2012-2014
Legal 500 US
The Legal 500 UK Edition
Acquisitions Monthly, "Nordic M&A Adviser of the Year Award" Team Leader
M&A: US Capability
The Legal 500 UK Edition