Kate Eades

Kate Eades

Shareholder

Kate Eades focuses on cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance transactions. Her work spans a range of industries, including pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, gaming, mining and business services.

Kate has also worked on secondment to the General Counsel's offices of a major international insurance company and of a major international pharmaceutical company.

The Chambers UK 2017 Guide describes her as "tough in the negotiating room" and "very commercial."

Concentrations

  • Cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate finance transactions
  • Joint ventures
  • Business reorganisations
  • General corporate advice and commercial contracts

 

Competenze

Esperienze Professionali

  • Advised the private equity shareholders of SIW Holdings Limited on its sale of Stanmore Implants Worldwide Limited to Stryker Corporation.
  • Advised Horizonte Minerals plc on the acquisition of certain assets from Glencore plc.
  • Advised Rentokil Initial plc on the sale of its City Link, parcel delivery business, to Better Capital.
  • Advised AstraZeneca plc on its US$1.8 billion sale of Astra Tech to Dentsply International Inc.
  • Advised Clive Humby and Edwina Dunn on their sale of H&D Ventures Limited to All The Worlds Entertainment Ltd. (Starcount).
  • Advised Healthcor, 3i and senior management of ApaTech Limited in its US$330 million sale to global health care company Baxter International Inc.
  • Advised Rentokil Initial plc on the sale of its initial facilities business to Interserve plc.
  • Advised Redhawk Holdings Corporation on its investment into Ecogen Limited.
  • Advised Goodness Brands Limited on early-stage investment rounds.
  • Advised Wellington Funds on various investments into a UK-based technology group.
  • Advised Osprey Equity Partners on a London based real estate joint venture
  • Advised Edifice Managed Access Limited on its joint venture arrangements with a UK based investment group
  • Advised a well known restaurant group on some internal restructuring.
  • Advised an international hotel chain on a commercial reorganisation of arrangements with a hotel ownership group.
  • Advised an international restaurant chain on the restructuring of its European operations.

*Some of the above representations were handled by Ms. Eades prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Associate, Mayer Brown, 2004-2009
  • Trainee Solicitor, Mayer Brown, 2002-2004
 

Riconoscimenti e Premi

  • Listed, Chambers UK Guide, Corporate/M&A, 2017
  • Winner, M&A Advisor "Emerging Leader" Award, 2015
  • Listed, The Legal 500 United Kingdom, Corporate and commercial - M&A - upper mid-market and premium deals, £250+, 2012 and 2014
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, London Super Lawyers, "Rising Star," 2013-2014

Formazione

Formazione
  • Legal Practice Course, The College of Law - London, 2002
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Law, The College of Law - London, 2001
  • Diploma di maturità, University of Leeds, 1999
Abilitazioni
  • England and Wales
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