Lion Capital on its acquisition of ghd, a luxury hair styling brand, and on its disposal of the Wagamama group
Leanne is counsel in the London corporate team. Leanne has focused on private equity buyouts and private M&A since qualifying as a lawyer in 2007.
Ranked as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers and described as a "star PE associate" in The Lawyer Magazine in February 2014, Leanne is a 'go-to' and trusted figure in the London private equity team.
She is experienced in advising private equity houses, companies, financial institutions and management. She advises on all aspects of corporate finance, M&A and private equity deal work.
Terra Firma on the €2.57bn acquisition of Annington Homes, owner of the Ministry of Defence’s married quarters estate comprising 40,000 properties
Terra Firma on the €331m acquisition of The Garden Centre Group, the UK's largest garden centre chain
Pantheon on the acquisition of 29.1% of portfolio company interests owned by Candover Investments, as part of the spin out of Arle Capital
EQT Partners on the sale of Blizoo Macedonia to Telekom Austria
A leading fund of funds on several European co-investments
Portfolio work for Odeon Cinemas, Four Seasons Healthcare and Wyevale Garden Centres, including 10 bolt-on acquisitions for Wyevale Garden Centres
Ranked as a Rising Star in Corporate Finance
UK Super Lawyers