Natalie Eliades joined Ropes & Gray’s London office in June 2014. She was previously an associate in the corporate team of the London office of a large international law firm. Natalie has a wide range of domestic and cross-border experience in general corporate and private equity transactions. She has particular experience of acting for special situations and private equity investors and portfolio companies on investments, acquisitions, disposals and restructurings. In 2017, Natalie was seconded to TPG Sixth Street Partners, a dedicated credit and credit-related investment platform.
- Advised Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited on its PIPE investment into 468 SPAC (a publicly listed special purpose acquisition company) in connection with its business combination with Boxine, a category-defining international kids digital audio entertainment company and the company behind the Toniebox and Tonies figurines. The business combination valued Boxine at a pro-forma equity value of EUR 990 million
- Advised TPG Capital and Francisco Partners in their US$4 billion acquisition of Boomi, a leading provider of cloud-based integration platform as a service (iPaaS), from Dell Technologies.
- Advising McAfee Corp, a leading cybersecurity company, on the sale of its Enterprise business to a consortium led by Symphony Technology Group for US$4 billion.
- Represented a leading alternative investment firm in relation to its exit from Metaenergia in connection with the EUR 500 million Italian gas peaker projects
- Advised ERM, the world’s largest pure-play sustainability consultancy, and the ERM Partner shareholders, on the sale of ERM to KKR, a leading global investment firm
- Advised Sound United LLC, a portfolio company of Charlesbank Capital Partners, on its acquisition of Bowers & Wilkins, a leading designer and manufacturer of luxury home audio speakers, headphones, custom installation products, wireless speakers, and branded audio systems in the automotive and television markets
- Advised K2 Insurance Services, a portfolio company of Lee Equity Partners, the U.S. private equity firm, on its acquisition of Pioneer Underwriters, a London-headquartered underwriting services organisation
- Advised Forensic Risk Alliance and its founders in connection with a capital re-organisation of the business and the subsequent sale of a minority interest in the business to Dunedin LLP as well as other ongoing corporate matters
- Advised Goldman Sachs European Special Situations Group in connection with its investment in TFI TAB Yatirimlari A.S.
- Advised TPG Sixth Street Partners in its approximately US$1.27B purchase of Credit Suisse’s distressed credit portfolio comprising of over 270 instruments across asset types and geographies relating to approximately 170 companies
- Advised Baillie Gifford on its investment in early stage disruptive businesses, including HelloFresh, Transferwise, Skyscanner, Funding Circle and Orchard Therapeutics
- Advised TPG Capital in connection with:
- its acquisition of a majority stake in McAfee, a leading independent cyber security company
- its acquisition of a majority stake in Poundworld
- Advised Angelo, Gordon & Co, Avenue Capital and Alchemy Partners in connection with their joint acquisition of Avant Homes from Lloyds Banking Group
- Advised Welsh Carson in connection with the re-organisation of Aspen Healthcare and its subsequent sale
- Advised the management team of Ocean Outdoor in connection with its purchase by Searchlight Capital Partners
- Advised TES Global Ltd in connection with:
- its acquisition of UniJobs
- its acquisition of Hibernia College UK Limited
- Acting for a leading endowment management fund on its disposal of Romanian forestry assets
- Acting for DPK Investments on its acquisition of a portfolio of properties
Before joining the firm Natalie was seconded to SunEdison, advising on the acquisition, financing, development and sale of their projects in the UK.
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- MBA (Legal Services), BPP Business School, 2011
- LPC, Distinction, BPP Law School, 2010
- LLB (Hons), The University of Nottingham, 2008
Admissions / Qualifications
- England and Wales, Solicitor