DominicBrown

Associate

London + 44.20.7039.5333

Dominic Brown practices corporate law, with a particular focus on M&A and private equity, and has acted on a variety of high-value UK and cross-border transactions. He advises public and private companies on acquisitions, disposals, investments, and joint ventures and provides general advice to clients on company and commercial matters.

Dominic's recent experience includes advising: Goldman Sachs and Wellcome Trust on their £4.66 billion disposal of IQ Student Accommodation to Blackstone, which was the largest ever private real estate transaction in the United Kingdom; Hansteen Holdings in the £500 million recommended takeover of Hansteen by Potter UK Bidco Limited; and Goldman Sachs in connection with the acquisition financing of the Blanchardstown Centre in Dublin from Blackstone.

Other clients for whom Dominic has acted include: Bally's Corporation, The Riverside Company, Deezer, Stellex Capital Management, NW1 Partners, and British Land.

Experience

  • Riverside portfolio company UniFocus acquires KnowcrossJones Day advised The Riverside Company in the acquisition by portfolio company, UniFocus, of Knowcross, a global leader in task management and operational optimization software for the hospitality industry.
  • Bally’s completes $1.5 billion Senior Notes offeringJones Day represented Bally's Corporation, a leading owner and operator of 12 casinos across eight states as well as online gaming and sports betting platforms, in connection with the issuance by two of its unrestricted subsidiaries of $750 million aggregate principal amount of 5.625% Senior Notes due 2029 and $750 million aggregate principal amount of 5.875% Senior Notes due 2031.
  • Bally's to acquire Gamesys for $2.7 billionJones Day is advising Bally's Corporation in its $2.7 billion acquisition of Gamesys Ltd., an LSE-listed online gaming company.
  • Goldman Sachs acquires Blanchardstown Centre in Dublin from BlackstoneJones Day advised Goldman Sachs in connection with the acquisition financing of the Blanchardstown Centre in Dublin from Blackstone.
  • J.F. Lehman & Company acquires CTS EnginesJones Day advised J.F. Lehman & Company, a leading middle-market private equity firm focused exclusively on the aerospace, defense, maritime, government and environmental sectors, in the acquisition of CTS Engines, LLC and CTS Testing, LLC.
  • Goldman sold iQ Student Accommodation dorms to Blackstone for £4.66 billionOn May 15, 2020, Jones Day clients Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and the Wellcome Trust completed the sale of iQ Student Accommodation to Blackstone for £4.66 billion (US$5.73 billion), representing the largest ever private real estate transaction in the UK.
  • Hansteen acquired by Potter UK Bidco Limited for £500 millionJones Day advised Hansteen Holdings PLC in the £500 million recommended cash acquisition of Hansteen by Potter UK Bidco Limited, a newly-formed company indirectly owned by investment funds advised by affiliates of The Blackstone Group Inc., effected by means of a Scheme of Arrangement.