NatalieMkrtchyan

Associate

London + 44.20.7039.5313

Natalie Mkrtchyan has experience advising on a range of private equity and venture capital transactions, fund formations, primary and secondary investments, and co-investments.

Recent transactions in which Natalie has been involved include: Aurelius' acquisition of The Body Shop; Mérieux Equity Partners, Illumina Ventures, and Heran Partners' Series A investment in Broken String Biosciences; True Capital's acquisition of a majority stake in Sneak; Quadrille Capital's $500 million Series E financing of Jobandtalent; and a number of Pantheon Ventures' primary and secondary investments and co-investments.

Experience

  • Eli Lilly participates in £90 million ($114 million) Series A financing of MyricxJones Day advised Eli Lilly and Company in connection with the £90 million ($114 million) Series A financing of Myricx, a UK biotech company focusing on the discovery and development of a completely novel class of payloads for antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs).
  • AURELIUS acquires The Body ShopJones Day advised private equity investor AURELIUS on its acquisition of The Body Shop from Natura & Co S.A.
  • Mérieux Equity Partners, Illumina Ventures and Heran Partners invest in Broken String BiosciencesJones Day advised Mérieux Equity Partners, Illumina Ventures and Heran Partners in the Series A financing of Broken String Biosciences, a genomics company based in the UK.
  • 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.
  • Impact Partners invests in We Are DigitalJones Day advised Impact Partners, Europe's largest Impact fund, in the $6.6 million Series A financing of We Are Digital, a tech-for-good company building the world’s first one-stop-shop platform to run welfare services more efficiently.
  • Adelie Capital invests in LandytechJones Day advised Adelie Capital in the $12 million Series B financing of Landytech.
  • Centre Lane Partners acquires personalization business of Kibo Software, Inc.Jones Day advised Centre Lane Partners, LLC in the acquisition and financing of the personalization business of Kibo Software, Inc., a market leader in modern, omnichannel commerce and a platform company of Vista Equity Partners.
  • FleetCor invests in Zap-Map Jones Day advised FleetCor Technologies, Inc. in the £5.3 million Series A financing of Next Green Car (d/b/a Zap-Map), the UK’s leading EV charging point mapping service.
  • EagleTree Capital portfolio company acquires bChannelsJones Day advised EagleTree Capital in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company The Channel Company of bChannels, a leading global marketing and data services agency specializing in the technology channel.
  • Arsenal acquires ATP Group from Bregal UnternehmerkapitalJones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners in the acquisition of ATP Group, a leading Swiss based manufacturer of water-based adhesive tapes, from Bregal Unternehmerkapital.
  • SHV Energy forms joint venture with KEW Technology to develop renewable dimethyl ether (rDME) production plantsJones Day advised SHV Energy N.V. in the formation of a joint venture with KEW Technology to form Circular Fuels Ltd., which will leverage KEW's proprietary advanced gasification technology to develop renewable dimethyl ether (rDME) production plants worldwide. Circular Fuels Ltd was set up by SHV Energy and KEW Technology with the intention of being transferred to SHV Energy and UGI International's industry joint venture as soon as that is established.
  • 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.
  • Quadrille Capital participates in $500 million Series E financing round of JobandtalentJones Day advised Quadrille Capital SAS in connection with participation in the $500 million Series E round of financing of jobandtalent, the world's leading digital temp staffing agency that uses AI to match workers to casual labor jobs in sectors like warehousing, commerce, and logistics.
  • Bally's acquires Gamesys for $2.7 billionJones Day advised Bally's Corporation in connection with the $2.7 billion acquisition and financing of Gamesys Ltd., an LSE-listed online gaming company.
  • 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.
  • Arc acquires Farmers Guardian and LAMMA Ltd from AgriBriefingJones Day advised Arc, a business partnership between EagleTree Capital and Simon Foster, in its acquisition of Farmers Guardian Ltd and LAMMA Ltd, the UK agriculture division of AgriBriefing.
  • Greystar acquires £291 million portfolio of UK student accommodations from Nido portfolioJones Day represented Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC in the £291 million acquisition of five purpose-built student accommodation ("PBSA") assets from the Nido portfolio.