Sidley represented One Equity Partners and Buckthorn Partners in connection with their acquisition of Amey UK plc from Ferrovial.
Amey maintains the UK’s road and rail infrastructure, keeps schools safe and clean, manages the UK’s defence estate, safely escorts prisoners, and keeps prisons and courts secure. They are one of the UK’s biggest private sector employers, with roughly 11,000 employees, a turnover of £2.1 billion, and a strong forward order-book. One Equity Partners is a middle-market private equity firm focused on the industrial, healthcare, and technology sectors in North America and Europe. Buckthorn Partners is a UK investment firm focused on investing in industrial businesses providing products and services that support the growth and integration of renewable energy, lower emissions, energy efficiency, and improvements to existing energy infrastructure.
The Sidley team was led by Private Equity partners Dan Graham and Paul Dunbar, senior managing associate Josh Baxter, and associate Arabella Robinson, with support from partners Emilie Stewart, Jason Menzies, Peter McCorkell, Patrick Harrison, and Sven de Knop; senior managing associates John Hughes, Simmy Sanghera, Nicole Bieber, and Laurenz Bove; managing associates Alessandra Moroni and Nils Gravenhorst; and associates Arjun Sehgal, Matilda Dolin, and Pranith Mehta.