CharliePeacock

Associate

New York + 1.212.326.3933

Charlie Peacock practices corporate law with a focus on M&A, equity capital markets, and private equity and venture capital transactions. She advises public and private companies on a range of domestic and cross-border transactions, including initial public offerings (IPOs), secondary fund raisings, reorganizations, acquisitions, disposals, and joint ventures.

Charlie has experience working with clients in the energy, renewables, infrastructure, private equity, real estate, hospitality, and manufacturing sectors.

Recent significant experience includes advising: Macquarie Asset Management (MAM) on a range of transactions, including its acquisition of 50% of Enel Green Power Hellas from Enel Green Power S.p.A., its investment in Island Green Power, its €2.4 billion acquisition of Suez UK, the acquisition of interests in Viesgo, sale of Viesgo Renovables to EDP Renováveis, and formation of the Viesgo/E-Redes joint venture with EDP; ENI on its acquisition of Chevron's interests in the Indonesia Deepwater Development project; The Timken Company on its acquisition of Nadella Group from ICG, Goldman Sachs, and Wellcome Trust on the £4.66 billion disposal of iQ Student Accommodation to Blackstone; DataBank on its acquisition and financing of zColo, including certain U.S. and European data center assets, from Zayo Group Holdings; Sumitomo Heavy Industries on its $46 million investment in Highview Power, a global leader in long-duration energy storage solutions, and separately in its acquisition of Invertek Drives; and Loungers plc on its IPO.

Charlie is currently spending a year in the Firm's New York Office. She also spent a year on secondment at MAM, where she supported MAM's European real assets legal team.

Expérience

  • Integrated Power Services acquires Houghton InternationalJones Day advised Integrated Power Services in the acquisition of Houghton International, a leading electromechanical services provider based in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, specializing in the repair and remanufacturing of electric motors, generators, pump systems, and electric coils.
  • Radial Equity acquires Moss Motors and Rimmer BrosJones Day advised Radial Equity Partners in the acquisition and financing of Moss Motors, a U.S.-headquartered aftermarket supplier of parts for British cars, and Rimmer Bros, a UK-based supplier of replacement parts for UK marque vehicles.
  • J.F. Lehman & Company acquires Mission MicrowaveJones Day advised J.F. Lehman & Company in the acquisition and financing of all of the outstanding membership interests of Mission Microwave Technologies, LLC, a revolutionary designer of radio frequency and microwave electronics supporting ground-based, airborne and space-based applications.
  • ETS acquires PSIJones Day advised Educational Testing Service (ETS) in its acquisition of PSI Services LLC, a global leader in test development and delivery across workforce certification and licensure.
  • ENI acquires Chevron's assets in IndonesiaJones Day advised Italian oil and gas super-major ENI on its acquisition of Chevron’s interests, including operatorship, in the Indonesia Deepwater Development (IDD) project from Chevron.
  • Macquarie acquires 50% of Enel Green Power HellasJones Day represented Macquarie Asset Management, via Macquarie GIG Renewable Energy Fund 2 SCSp, in its acquisition of 50% of Enel Green Power Hellas from Enel Green Power S.p.A. for an enterprise value of approximately €980 million.
  • Timken acquires Nadella Group from ICGJones Day advised The Timken Company in the acquisition of Nadella Group, a leading European manufacturer of linear guides, telescopic rails, actuators and systems and other specialized industrial motion solutions, from ICG plc.
  • Macquarie agrees to acquire Suez Recycling and Recovery UK Group for approximately €2.4 billionJones Day advised 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 €2.4 billion.
  • J.F. Lehman sells offshore support vessel Global SymphonyJones Day advised J.F. Lehman & Company and its portfolio company, Global Marine, in the sale of the Global Symphony offshore support vessel to Jan de Nul Group, and sale of other related assets to another strategic investor.
  • Macquarie acquires Euston Solar FarmJones Day advised Macquarie in the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Euston Solar Farm Limited, a UK-based renewable energy developer focused primarily on the development of utility-scale solar plants.
  • Ahlström Capital makes strategic investment in Bast Fibre TechnologiesJones Day advised Ahlström Capital in its acquisition of 20% of Bast Fibre Technologies Inc., a manufacturer of 100% plant-based, intact natural fibres with the technical and performance requirements for a wide variety of nonwoven applications.
  • Macquarie Asset Management acquires 50% shareholding in Island Green PowerJones Day advised Macquarie Asset Management ("MAM"), via Macquarie Green Investment Group Renewable Energy Fund 2 ("MGREF2"), in its acquisition of 50% of the shares in Island Green Power Limited, a UK-based renewable energy developer focused primarily on the development of utility-scale solar plants.
  • Ansys, Inc. acquires OnScale, Inc.Jones Day advised Ansys, Inc. in the acquisition of OnScale, Inc., a cloud simulation provider.
  • British Land sells 75% interest in London's West End offices for £401 millionJones Day advised The British Land Company PLC on the sale of a 75% interest in a portfolio of three buildings in London's West End to Allianz Real Estate for £401 million.
  • NW1 sells £50.8 million UK last-mile portfolio to InfraRed fundJones Day advised NW1 Partners in its £50.8 million sale of an eight asset urban logistics portfolio to InfraRed Capital Partners Limited.
  • DataBank acquires zColo for $1.4 billionJones Day advised DataBank, a leading provider of enterprise-class colocation, connectivity, and managed services, in connection with the acquisition and financing of zColo, including certain U.S. and European data center assets, from Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. for $1.4 billion.
  • Koch Equity Development invests preferred equity in AIM listed Victoria plcJones Day advised Koch Equity Development LLC ("KED"), the acquisition and investment subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., on its investment into AIM listed Victoria plc ("Victoria"), a UK-based global designer, manufacturer, and distributor of flooring products.
  • 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.
  • GCA Altium acquires Stella EOCJones Day advised GCA Altium in the acquisition of Stella EOC, a technology and media investment banking boutique with coverage in the UK and Europe.
  • Sumitomo Heavy Industries invests $46 million into Highview PowerJones Day advised Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd., a technology leader in industrial machinery and environmental and power technologies, in its $46 million investment into Highview Power, a global leader in long-duration energy storage solutions.