Brenda A. Coleman

Partner

Brenda A. Coleman

Partner

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Brenda Coleman specialises in all aspects of corporate tax including private equity, fund formation, public and private M&A, restructurings, complex financings and tax disputes. Her experience includes acting for multi-asset managers, LPs, multinational companies, banks, hedge funds, Sovereign wealth funds and various UK Government departments.

Experience

  • Bain Capital on its acquisition of:
    • a controlling stake in MKM, the UK’s largest independent builders’ merchant; 
    • NGA UK, a UK payroll and HR Business from NGA Human Resources; and 
    • CRH plc’s clay and concrete business in the UK and the US
  • CCMP on its sale of PureGym, a chain of no frills fitness clubs in the UK
  • Charlesbank Capital Partners and Ensono on the acquisition of a data centre business from Wipro
  • TSG Consumer Partners on its acquisition of a minority stake in BrewDog, a Scottish craft beer
  • 3i Group plc on the acquisition of Audley Travel
  • Epiris on its acquisition of Bonhams
  • Genstar Capital on its (approx.) $1bn acquisition of CRF Health
  • ICG in the $5.3bn consortium buy-out of Visma
  • ICG on its £1.3bn joint partnership investment into IRIS
  • Ares Management on the sale of its portfolio company Cordium 
  • Northern European private equity sponsor in the formation of its €4.25 billion Northern Europe focused private equity fund
  • APG on its acquisition of a 75 per cent interest in a joint venture with TH Real Estate, to develop the St James Centre in Edinburgh, one of the UK’s largest private regeneration projects

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Ropes & Gray International LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in Delaware, United States of America and is a recognised body regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (with registered number 521000).

Publications

  • Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business
  • Chambers UK, Global – Band 1
  • UK Legal 500 - highly recommended 
  • Who’s Who Legal
  • Super Lawyers: Tax
  • Expert Guides’ Guide to the World’s Leading Women in Business Law

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