LiamBonamy

Partner

London + 44.20.7039.5261

Liam Bonamy has been advising private equity funds, corporates, and management teams in relation to complex private equity, M&A, and joint venture transactions for more than 10 years. He has advised on matters across a range of sectors, including hospitality, food and beverage, financial services, and real estate, and has extensive experience in dealing with warranty and indemnity insurance policies.

Liam's private equity work includes acting for investors and management and advising on bolt-on acquisitions and exit processes. Representative transactions include advising The Blackstone Group on its €175 million minority equity investment in Superbet, the largest omni-channel sports betting and gaming operator in Romania, and advising Inflexion on both the management buyout and subsequent disposal of CP Electronics.

Liam has extensive experience in the hospitality sector, having spent time on secondment at Hilton Worldwide. His work in the sector includes negotiating hotel management and franchise agreements for operators and owners, as well as acquisitions and disposals of hotel assets.

Liam has recently advised clients including Blackstone, BNP Paribas, CBRE, CVC, Edelman, Essilor, Goldman Sachs, Inflexion, Koch Industries, Oaktree Capital, Owens Corning, Pepper Group, Sanofi, Stepstone, and The Riverside Company.

Experience

  • Blackstone Group invests €175 million (US$196.4 million) in Superbet RomaniaJones Day advised The Blackstone Group in its €175 million (US$196.4 million) minority equity investment in Superbet, the largest omni-channel sports betting and gaming operator in Romania.
  • StepStone Group forms joint venture with ActivumJones Day advised StepStone Group LP on the formation of a joint venture with Activum SG, an investor in European real estate related sectors, in connection with its investment in four residential and commercial real estate assets located in Spain and Germany.
  • Riverside sells portfolio company OrthoD Group Limited to Apposite CapitalJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the sale of its portfolio company OrthoD Group Limited, a leading innovator, manufacturer, and provider of clinically-proven, targeted orthopaedic products and solutions, to Apposite Capital.
  • INVISTA sells Apparel & Advanced Textiles business to Shandong Ruyi Investment HoldingJones Day advised INVISTA, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., in its sale of INVISTA’s Apparel & Advanced Textiles business to Shandong Ruyi Investment Holding.
  • Arsenal Capital Partners acquires HistoGeneX and Caprion BiosciencesJones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners on major investments in HistoGeneX and Caprion Biosciences and the subsequent combination of the two businesses.
  • CBRE Global Investment Partners invests in Hines Pan-European Core FundJones Day advised CBRE Global Investment Partners Limited in connection with the investment by certain of its clients in Hines Pan-European Core Fund, an open-ended non-listed pan-European diversified core fund.
  • CB Richard Ellis acquires interest in H2O Rivas Shopping Centre in MadridJones Day advised CB Richard Ellis Real Estate Group Services Inc. in its acquisition of an interest in the H2O Rivas Shopping Centre in Madrid, Spain.
  • Loungers completes £185 million IPO on AIMJones Day represented Loungers plc, an operator of 146 cafés, bars, and restaurants across England and Wales, in connection with its £185 million (US$239 million) initial public offering on the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange.
  • Baird Capital sells interest in Radius to VistraJones Day represented Baird Capital in connection with its sale of interest in Radius, a leading global accounting and administration company which provides clients with increased resources, an enhanced knowledge base, and a dedicated proprietary software platform, to support overseas office activities, to Vistra.
  • Euroports acquired by consortium consisting of R-Logitech, PMV, and FPIMJones Day advised the management team of Euroports Holdings Sarl, in relation to the acquisition of Euroports by a consortium consisting of R-Logitech, a subsidiary of Monaco Resources Group as majority shareholder, and PMV and FPIM, two Belgian investment firms, each for an equal share and as minority shareholder.
  • Park Place Technologies acquires UK-based third-party maintenance provider MCSA Group LimitedJones Day advised Park Place Technologies in its acquisition of MCSA Group Limited, a UK-based, business-critical IT services and solutions provider.
  • ANSYS acquires OPTISJones Day advised ANSYS, Inc., the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, on its acquisition of OPTIS, a premier provider of software for scientific simulation of light, human vision, and physics-based visualization.
  • ANSYS acquires Granta Design LimitedJones Day advised ANSYS, Inc., the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, in their acquisition of Granta Design, the premier provider of materials information technology, and Granta Design Limited has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of ANSYS.
  • Sanofi sells Holmes Chapel manufacturing site to RecipharmJones Day advised Sanofi on the sale to Recipharm of its contract manufacturing business located in Holmes Chapel, United Kingdom.
  • Deezer enters into exclusive distribution agreement with Rotana, leading media group in Middle EastJones Day is assisting Deezer, a leader in music streaming, in the negotiation and execution of an exclusive distribution agreement with Rotana Group, the leading media group in the Middle East, to distribute Rotana's audio and video content catalogue exclusively on Deezer's platform in the Middle East and North Africa regions.
  • Internet Fusion Group obtains financing for acquisition of Country AttireJones Day represented Internet Fusion Group Limited, an online apparel retail group, in connection with the acquisition financing of Country Attire, an online British clothing retailer.
  • Owens Corning acquires Paroc Group, a leading European mineral wool manufacturer, for approximately €900 million (US$1.04 billion)Jones Day advised Owens Corning in its acquisition of Paroc Group, a leading producer of mineral wool insulation for building and technical applications in Europe, from CVC Capital Partners for an enterprise value of approximately €900 million ($1.04 billion).
  • CVC Capital Partners acquires Teva's International Women's Health assets for $703 millionJones Day advised CVC Capital Partners in its $703 million acquisition of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd's International (non-US), Women's Health assets.
  • Cement Invest acquires from HeidelbergCement 50 percent of its Georgian businessJones Day advised Hunnewell Partners, in connection with its formation of Cement Invest B.V., a joint venture with the Georgian Co-Investment Fund, and Cement Invest’s acquisition from HeidelbergCement Central Europe East Holding B.V. of 50 percent of the voting interests in its Georgian business.
  • Tekni-Plex acquires Lameplast SpAJones Day acted as co-counsel to Tekni-Plex, Inc. in its acquisition of Lameplast SpA, an Italian healthcare packaging company, from Milan-based private equity firm Aksìa Group.
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