As a senior corporate finance partner at Hogan Lovells, Richard Ufland has a wealth of experience in mergers and acquisitions, and securities issues. He is noted for using his technical, constructive and solution-driven approach to get to the heart of issues. Consequently, his advice is often sought by FTSE boards and international corporates on critical transactions. Richard acts on a wide range of transactions and advisory matters in the industrial and financial sectors, as well as on major corporate restructurings and corporate governance issues. He regularly appears as a recommended individual for high-end mergers and acquisitions in Chambers and Legal 500 as well as other directories.
Richard is a former chairman and a continuing member of the Law Society Company Law Committee which assists the Government and the EU in relation to legislative changes.
'Richard Ufland is well known and well liked by market commentators. He leads the industrials and life sciences group and acts for clients in a range of sectors'
'Richard Ufland is consistently credited by peers for being 'technically very strong,' while clients also note him as highly responsive. His sector strengths include life sciences, transportation and financial services'
Areas of Focus
Lloyds Banking Group - on the sale of their equity stakes in housebuilders Miller Group, Cala Homes and Keepmoat by way of three separate transactions.
Garmin – on its attempted public takeover of Raymarine plc
Maximus Inc – on its acquisition of Health Management Limited
Elementis plc – on numerous M&A transactions over a 15 year period
consortium members of TNK-BP - on the restructuring of the shareholder arrangements in that company
Heroux Devtek Inc., a Canadian listed company, on its acquisition of U.K.-based APPH Limited and U.S.-based APPH Wichita, Inc., subsidiaries of BBA Aviation Plc
Credit Suisse and a major financial institution – on the sale of the multinational Ionbond group to IHI Corporation
Christian Salvesen – on its public takeover
Global Emerging Market Fund and Citadel in over 50 private placing investments in listed companies in Europe
Vienne Borse - on its takeover of the Prague Stock Exchange