Adam Bogdanor

Partner, Corporate Finance - London

"Work is consistent, timely, entirely reliable and on budget." (Chambers and Partners UK)
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Worked with over 7 FTSE 100 companies
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  • Corporate Partner with 15+ years’ experience working in the UK & internationally.
  • Works on a wide range of corporate transactions including mergers, acquisitions and disposals (in the public and private markets) and joint ventures. Particular experience in the financial services and real estate sectors.
  • Has been involved in a number of leading transactions.
  • Rated in Legal 500 for both 'M&A: upper mid-market and premium deals' and 'Insurance: corporate and regulatory'
  • Winner of awards for “Excellence in Real Estate M&A” (Corporate Livewire M&A Awards 2015) and “Best for Insurance M&A - UK & Award for Innovation in Business Transfer Schemes” (The Acquisition International 2015 M&A Awards).
  • “The ‘commercial’ Adam Bogdanor gives ‘clear, robust advice’, and has ‘strong all-round knowledge’.” (Client quotes from Legal 500 UK, M&A: premium and upper mid-market deals).
  • A regular speaker at external seminars and has written articles published by newspapers such as the Financial Times and City AM.
  • Contributing author to the Financial Regulation: Emerging Themes in 2018 publication – a practical review of financial services regulation this year. Essential reading for legal, risk and compliance professionals working for UK-based firms.
  • A member of the Company Law Sub-Committee of the City of London Law Society.

Examples of Work

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Olympic Village

Advised the Olympic Delivery Authority on the sale of the Olympic Village to a joint venture established by Delancey and Qatari Diar for £557m.


Towers Watson

$250m disposal of its global reinsurance broking business to JLT, one of the largest reinsurance M&A deals in recent years, creating the world’s 4th largest global reinsurance broker.


Contested Public takeover of Invista Holding PLC

Public takeover of Invista Real Estate Investment Management Holdings PLC, the AIM-listed real estate investment manager, for approximately £40m (one of the largest P2Ps in the UK real estate sector). The completion of the transaction, which was effected by a scheme of arrangement under the Takeover Code, represented the culmination of a process in which Invista received a number of offer proposals.


Leadenhall Building

Advising CC Land Holdings on the £1.15bn acquisition of the Jersey company owning 122 Leadenhall Street, “The Cheesegrater”, from a joint venture between British Land and Oxford Properties. This is the biggest single asset property deal in the City and the second biggest in the UK. Runner up for Real Estate Team of the Year, Lawyer Awards 2017.


Technicolor acquisition of the Mill

Advising Technicolor on its acquisition of London-based The Mill, the world’s largest visual effects and content creation studio for the advertising industry, for €259 million on a debt-free basis. The Mill was the lead VFX house on Gladiator, which won an Oscar for VFX.