Beverley Jones

Partner

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Beverley is a Corporate Partner with extensive high quality experience in complex and high value corporate transactions, corporate finance and joint ventures. Beverley advises private and public organisations across a range of sectors, but most notably healthcare, manufacturing, and building sectors.

Beverley is commercially astute with considerable banking and finance expertise. She advises institutional lenders and borrowers alike on anything from straightforward working capital facilities, to acquisition funding and complex project finance packages, as well as receivables and asset finance and revolving credit facilities.

Her key clients include AIM-listed Brickability Group plc, Choice Care Group, Hartford Care Group, Lifecare Residences, Warwick Capital Partners, Principality Building Society, Creditsafe, AIM-listed IQE plc, and Bluestone Resorts.

She was shortlisted for the ‘Dealmaker of the Year’ award at the Wales Insider Dealmaker Awards in 2019, 2020 and 2021.

  • Corporate deals and transactions – mergers, acquisitions and disposals
  • Private equity funded transactions and PE backed buy and build strategies
  • Banking and finance transactions, including complex and structured arrangements
  • Commercial projects and contracts, including long-term contracts and joint ventures

Corporate Transactions

  • Acting for healthcare staffing provider Independent Clinical Services in its acquisition of ProClinical Limited, a leading recruitment agency in the pharma and life sciences sector with subsidiaries in the US, Germany, Switzerland and Singapore
  • Advising FTSE 250 company Capita plc on various high-value and complex corporate transactions
  • Advised long-standing client Brickability Group plc on various acquisitions as part of its ongoing growth strategy including their acquisitions of McCann Limited and Bathroom Barn Limited, both closing in the space of one week and on its recent acquisition of Leadcraft Limited in a £5.5 million deal
  • Sale of Lenstec Optical Group Limited, an optical products manufacturer in Bedwas, Wales to Essilor Group, a global brand and world leader in ophthalmic optics: Beverley acted as lead adviser to the selling shareholders

Banking & Finance

  • Acting for IQE plc, a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced semiconductor wafer products, in relation to a US$35 million multi-currency revolving credit facility
  • Acting for investor and manager Warwick Capital Partners on its funding agreements with a joint venture funding partner and taking its committed capital to £98m
  • Acting for LifeCare Residences, an international retirement community operator, on its complex financing and security arrangements, including development funding for London’s first luxury retirement community in Battersea and subsequent refinancings of its retirement villages in the UK
  • Acting for the UK’s sixth largest building society, Principality, on its involvement as funding partner for a flagship regeneration scheme to create a £100 million urban village, a vibrant and sustainable new community in Cardiff with 800 homes
  • Acting for Creditsafe, the global business intelligence specialists, in a multi-currency revolving credit facility involving group companies across Europe
  • Acted for Bluestone Resorts in the amendment and restatement of its facility with Barclays Bank prompted by the Covid-19 crisis.
  • Advising the Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of Bath, on its operating model for its first year of operation
  • Advising Creditsafe on complex cross border data protection compliance, particularly in relation to transferring personal data from and to the UK after Brexit
  • Advised Premier Forest Group on the disposal of its Irish subsidiary, Premier Forest ROI Limited; the eight-site subsidiary comprising Brooks Timber and Building Supplies and Dublin Plywood and Veneer, to Northern Ireland headquartered Murdock Builders Merchants.