John Holme | London | Hogan Lovells

John Holme

Counsel Corporate & Finance

Holme John

John Holme
Holme John
  • Overview
  • Experience
  • Credentials
  • Insights and events

John advises UK and overseas corporates and financial institutions on public M&A, ECM, private M&A and other corporate finance matters.

He was an assistant secretary at the UK Takeover Panel for over two years, where he regulated transactions governed by the UK Takeover Code.

He has worked with a range of clients across many different industries, and also gained significant client secondment experience, including at Barclays and Santander.

Representative experience

Advising ACON Investments on its acquisition of APR Energy to take it private with co-investors Fairfax Financial and Albright Capital.

Advising Paysafe plc on its takeover offer from CVC and Blackstone.

Advising the Icelandic government on the $2.1bn recapitalisation of its banking sector.

Advising McCormick & Company, Inc. on its possible offer for Premier Foods plc.

Acting for SEGRO plc on its £500m fully underwritten rights issue.

Advising on the financing of Bowmark's £102m offer for Tax Systems.

Advising Sepura plc on its takeover offer from Hytera Communications.

Advising Pareteum Corporation on its takeover of Artilium plc.

Advising Tetra Tech Inc. on its takeover of WYG plc.

Advising Monitise plc on its strategic review (including a formal sale process under the Takeover Code).

Advising SABMiller plc on its takeover by Anheuser-Busch InBev.

Advising PerkinElmer, Inc. on its offer for Horizon Discovery Group plc.

Advising Morgan Stanley and Quayle Munro on Pollen Street/BC Partners offer for Shawbrook.

Advising Brookfield Asset Management on its offer for IWG plc.

Advising News Corporation on its offer for Wireless Group plc.

Advising IG Seismic Services plc on its potential delisting and related corporate matters.

Acting for a major financial institution and its lender group on the restructuring of a food packaging company.

Advising MP Evans on its defence of a £415m takeover by Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad.

Advising Bank of Ireland on its financing of the takeover by DBAY of Creston.

Advising Ingredion on its takeover of PureCircle.


  • ICAEW/Securities and Investments Institute Diploma in Corporate Finance
  • LPC, BPP University Law School
  • M.A. (Hons), University of Cambridge