Bio

Vance is an associate in the Corporate department in the Cayman Islands.

Vance has experience advising clients from a wide range of sectors on cross-border transactions including public M&A, private M&A and corporate restructuring. Vance also has experience advising sponsors and investors of private equity funds on fund formation, co-investments and secondary transactions.

Vance is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (non-practising) and Ireland (non-practising).

Prior to joining Appleby, Vance was an Associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London and a solicitor at A&L Goodbody in Dublin.

EXPERTISE

Representative experience (prior to joining Appleby):

  • Advising Berry Global Group, Inc. on its takeover of RPC Group plc for £3.3 billion.
  • Advising DNO ASA on its takeover of Faroe Petroleum plc for £641 million.
  • Advising Compass Group plc on its acquisition of Fazer Food Services for €475 million.
  • Advising SSE plc on the sale of its retail business to Ovo Energy Limited for £500 million.
  • Advising Swiss Re on its acquisition of an insurance portfolio from Legal & General for £650 million.
  • Advising a US private equity firm on a co-investment with a Singapore sovereign wealth fund for €450 million.
  • Advising a UK private equity firm on the establishment of an India focused Master / Feeder Cayman Islands investment fund structure.
  • Advising London Stock Exchange Group plc on a corporate restructuring.

Education

LLM, London School of Economics and Political Science (England)

BCL, University College Cork (Ireland)

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