Adrian heads up Osborne Clarke’s digital business sector. He specialises in corporate finance, public and private M&A and corporate joint ventures. He has extensive experience in the convergence of technology, mobile, communications, media and the internet and predominantly acts for communications, digital media and online businesses and the institutions that fund them.
With clients ranging from early-stage to listed multi-nationals amongst the corporates and from family offices to VC and private equity funds amongst the institutions, Adrian has extensive experience of complex domestic and multi-jurisdictional transactions and has been involved in many of the “milestone” transactions in the digital business arena.
He has built up a considerable network of contacts across the sector. He has worked for many of his clients for decades. His experienced includes advising Carphone Warehouse on its conditional £500m acquisition of the remaining 50 per cent of its joint venture with US technology retail giant Best Buy. He also advised Carphone Warehouse on the £838m reorganisation of its joint venture with Best Buy and subsequent return of capital to its shareholders.