Palatine Private Equity are a regional mid-market private equity firm with a very strong and successful track record. SMP Partners is a leading, independent, international corporate services provider with exciting plans for future growth.
Appleby advised on a broad range of Isle of Man, Cayman, Jersey and British Virgin Islands legal matters and demonstrated the advantage of its global footprint in the key offshore finance centres.
The cross-jurisdictional team at Appleby was led by Corporate Partner Tom Brook, providing Isle of Man and BVI advice, with support from Isle of Man Counsel Michelle Brook. Partner Jacob MacAdam and Associate Dean Bennett provided Cayman Islands legal expertise whilst Partner Andrew Weaver and Senior Associate Chris Smedley advised on Jersey aspects of the deal.
The team worked closely with Gateley PLC, who acted as lead counsel to Palatine.
With highly regarded practices in both private equity funds and private equity transactions, Appleby provide clients with an integrated service in all aspects of the private equity market. The firm provides advice across the entire life cycle of every fund and every investment, from fund formation and capitalisation of investment vehicles, through to public and private mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, group restructurings, re-financings, secured lending and transactional due diligence.