Jack W.Clifford

Associate

London + 44.20.7039.5335

Jack Clifford practices corporate law, with a focus on private equity and M&A. He has acted on a variety of high-value UK and cross-border transactions for public and private clients including private equity firms, management teams, and fund vehicles.

Jack's recent experience includes advising: True Capital Ltd in connection with the formation of True Capital III LP, its third closed-ended fund; Goldman Sachs and The Wellcome Trust on the £4.66 billion sale of the UK-focused iQ Student Accommodation to Blackstone; and J.F. Lehman in its acquisition of Global Marine Group.

Other clients for whom Jack has acted include The Riverside Company, Pantheon Ventures, L Brands, Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Solvay, and Greystar, among others.

Experience

  • Affiliate of Centre Lane Partners acquires appliance business from Instant BrandsJones Day advised an affiliate of Centre Lane Partners in the acquisition and financing of the appliances business of Instant Brands, designer and distributor of kitchen and home appliances, including the Instant Pot, pursuant to Section 363 of title 11 of the United States Code.
  • Cortec Group sells Chauvet & Sons to Court Square Capital PartnersJones Day advised Cortec Group in the sale of its Chauvet & Sons platform to Court Square Capital Partners.
  • EagleTree Capital acquires MMGY GlobalJones Day advised EagleTree Capital in the acquisition and financing of MMGY Global, a leading integrated marketing firm specializing in travel, tourism and hospitality, from Peninsula Partners and other shareholders.
  • True Capital acquires Apparel Brands LimitedJones Day advised True Capital in the acquisition of Apparel Brands Limited, which owns fashion brands such as Bench, Hooch and Nicce as well as holding licences for Farah, Smith & Jones, Caterpillar and Seafolly.
  • Riverside sells Guestline to Access GroupJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the sale of portfolio company Guestline, a UK-based provider of mission critical software for the hospitality sector, to Access Group.
  • True Green Capital Management invests in Faradae SASJones Day advised True Green Capital Management LLC in the acquisition of a controlling interest in Faradae SAS, an independent renewable power producer based in Lyon, France, that targets French real estate investment trusts ("REITs") and other corporate customers for solar installations.
  • TRG acquires Symec TechnologiesJones Day advised TRG, a global managed service provider focused on enterprise mobility, point of sale, and payments, in the acquisition of Symec Technologies Limited, a leading Mobile Technology Solutions and Managed Services company headquartered in Bristol, UK, with an additional facility in Poznan, Poland, expanding TRG's UK and European operations.
  • DOOR and APG joined by Aware Super in Get Living investmentJones Day represented DOOR, S.L.P. (a residential investment vehicle co-sponsored by Delancey and Oxford Properties) in relation to the acquisition by Aware Super of Qatari Diar's 22% stake in Get Living PLC, the UK's most experienced and pioneering developer and operator of large scale BTR neighborhoods, joining APG and DOOR who each control a 39% stake.
  • Rejuvenate acquires entire business operations of cell transplants manufacturer co.don AktiengesellschaftJones Day advised Rejuvenate GmbH, a subsidiary of ReLive Biotechnologies, in connection with the acquisition of the business operations of co.don Aktiengesellschaft ("CO.DON") (including all shares in its Dutch, UK and Swiss subsidiaries).
  • Macquarie agrees to acquire Suez Recycling and Recovery UK Group for approximately €2.4 billionJones Day is advising Macquarie Asset Management in the execution of a put option agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of Suez Recycling and Recovery UK Group, for approximately €2.4 billion.
  • RIA Advisory receives strategic investment by Avance Investment ManagementJones Day advised RIA Advisory in the strategic investment by Avance Investment Management.
  • Riverside sells Brookson to People2.0Jones Day advised The Riverside Company in the sale of Brookson Group Limited to People2.0, a TPG portfolio company.
  • Riverside sells Bohemia Interactive Simulations to BAE SystemsJones Day advised The Riverside Company in the sale of Bohemia Interactive Simulations (Bohemia) to BAE Systems, one of the world’s largest defense contractors.
  • Arsenal Capital Partners' portfolio company Fenzi Holdings acquires Advanced Glass Technologies business of Johnson Matthey PLCJones Day represented Arsenal Capital Partners' portfolio company, Fenzi Holdings SPV S.p.A., in the acquisition and financing of the Advanced Glass Technologies business of Johnson Matthey PLC, which manufactures advanced glass enamels, precious metal pastes and conductive inks for use in automotive glass and other industry applications.
  • 360Learning acquires LooopJones Day advised 360Learning, the global collaborative learning SaaS leader, in its acquisition of Looop Online Limited, the UK's leading and top-rated learning management system.
  • True Capital acquires majority stake in SneakJones Day advised True Capital Ltd in the acquisition of a majority stake in D2C zero sugar, energy drink business, Sneak.
  • Riverside and Investcorp sell Arrowhead Engineered Products to GenstarJones Day advised The Riverside Company in the sale of Arrowhead Engineered Products to Genstar.
  • True Capital forms True Capital III LPJones Day represented True Capital Ltd in connection with the formation of True Capital III LP, its third closed-ended fund focused on retail and consumer assets in the UK and globally.
  • Victorian Plumbing Group completes largest to date IPO on London Stock Exchange’s AIM marketJones Day represented Victorian Plumbing Group plc, the UK’s leading online specialist bathroom brand and the second largest retailer of bathroom products in the UK, in connection with its £850 million IPO on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM market.
  • TransDigm Group sells Technical Airborne Components to Searchlight Capital PartnersJones Day advised TransDigm Group Incorporated in the sale of Technical Airborne Components, a leading designer and manufacturer of rods and struts for the aerospace industry, to Searchlight Capital Partners.