Craig Jourdan

Associate

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  • LLB (Law), Upper Second Class Honours, University of Southampton, 2012
  • LPC, Distinction, BPP University, London, 2014

Qualifications

  • England and Wales, Solicitor, 2017
  • Law Society of England and Wales

Craig Jourdan

Associate

Craig Jourdan joined the corporate and private equity transactions group of Ropes & Gray’s London office as an associate in 2018. Prior to joining the firm, Craig qualified and practiced as a solicitor with a Silver Circle law firm in London.

Craig has experience acting on a broad range of corporate and M&A matters with specific experience acting for private equity sponsors.

Experience

  • Acting for Avista Capital on the sale of Trimb Healthcare, a leading consumer health care company based in Stockholm, for SEK 3.4 billion
  • Acting for Duke Street on York-based Great Rail Journeys’ acquisition of Chicago-based Vacation By Rail, a U.S. provider of railway holidays 
  • Acting for Silverfleet Capital on the acquisition of CARE Fertility, the UK’s leading fertility services provider
  • Acting for TPG Capital, and its portfolio company Beaver-Visitec on its acquisition of PhysIOL Group SA
  • Acting for Epiris on its acquisition of Bonhams, the global auction house, from private shareholders
  • Acting for Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, a leading health care investment firm, in its acquisition of Abzena plc, a Cambridge, UK-based biopharmaceutical services company

Experience prior to joining Ropes & Gray:

  • Acted for a private equity sponsor on its acquisition of a mobile phone business
  • Acted for a private equity sponsor on its acquisition of an aircraft component manufacturer
  • Acted for a private equity sponsor on its acquisition of a classic car business
  • Acted for a private equity sponsor on its acquisition of a pub and restaurant group
  • Acted for a music publishing group on the hive down and sale of part of its business to an international music print publisher
  • Acted for sellers on the disposal of their comparison website business to a multinational electrical and telecommunications retailer 

Disclaimer

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).
  • LLB (Law), Upper Second Class Honours, University of Southampton, 2012
  • LPC, Distinction, BPP University, London, 2014
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