Danny Heathwood

Danny Heathwood
Senior Associate

LONDON

T: +44 20 7814 8000
D: +44 20 7814 8428
M: +44 7715 808 302

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Danny Heathwood is a Senior Associate in the Corporate group in London.

Danny’s practice focuses on UK and cross-border transactional work for both public and private companies. His experience covers public listings, secondary fundraisings, debt issues, mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments and joint ventures.

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    Danny’s experience includes advising:
    • Diversified Gas & Oil Plc in connection with its US$84.2m reverse takeover of certain oil and gas assets of Titan Energy, LLC. This transaction was funded through a new US$110m loan facility and a share placing on AIM to raise US$35m.
    • Euronext in connection with the acquisition of a 90% interest in FastMatch, Inc., a high-growth disruptive Electronic Communication Network company in the spot FX market, for an initial cash consideration of US$153m.
    • Diversified Gas & Oil Plc on its admission to trading on AIM and related placing to raise US$50m, the largest oil and gas flotation in London since oil prices started to fall in mid-2014.
    • PKA, one of Denmark’s leading pension funds, on its acquisition of a 50% stake in the Teesside Renewable Energy Plant in the North East of England. The investment bank Macquarie Capital holds the remaining 50%, and the total investment in the plant is anticipated to be in the region of £900m. The deal was awarded European Power Deal of the Year 2016 by PFI magazine.
    • Vattenfall, one of Europe’s leading electricity generators, on its disposal of a 49% stake in the 150 MW Ormonde offshore wind farm in England to Swedish pension group, AMF, for £237m (circa SEK3bn).
    • Various growth companies on raising capital by issuing listed bonds in London.
    • A nominated adviser and broker on the admission of a UK business specialising in gas heating installation and maintenance services.
    • An oil & gas business operating in the US on a pre-IPO fundraising.
    • A UK financial services company on the acquisition of multiple independent financial advisory firms.
    • A nominated adviser and broker on the admission of a Chilean renewable energy company to AIM.
    • An American private equity fund in relation to an investment in a Nigerian independent power project.
    • A nominated adviser and broker in relation to the admission to AIM of an Australian mobile finance technology company.
    • A private equity fund in relation to a Chinese TV programme involving a premiership football club.
    • A world-leading US spirits company on a tender offer for its €500m listed notes on the London Stock Exchange.
    • A Belgian insurer in relation to an investment in a Russian insurance company.
    • A UK multi-service industrial company on the sale of a NDT inspection business.
    • A UK multi-service industrial company on the acquisition of a UK refractory business.
    • A Swiss private equity company in relation to an investment in a UK wealth management business.
    • A nominated adviser in relation to a fast-track admission to AIM of an Australian alternative energy company focused on coal gasification in central Europe.
    • A nominated adviser and broker in relation to a rights issue and placing (which raised in aggregate US$55m) and admission to AIM of one of the largest agri-businesses in Zambia.
    • An African iron ore company with assets in Guinea, West Africa, on a US$100m strategic investment by China International Fund Ltd and a US$133m secondary placing.
    • A major US car parts manufacturer on a sale of a structural products business for US$147m.
    • A Russian oil and gas company in relation to an acquisition of a UK gas distribution business.
    • An African iron ore company on its AIM market admission and related share placing to raise US$50m.
    • An oil and gas company, with exploration and production assets in the North Sea and Norway, on a secondary placing on AIM to raise £45m.
    • A South African gold mining company, on its dual listing on the Official List of the UK Listing Authority and on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
    • A UK solar company on the demerger of its installation and distribution business.
    • A Singaporean biodiesel company in relation to a proposed placing and admission to AIM.
    • A nominated adviser and broker in relation to a placing and admission to AIM of a pizza franchise company in Poland.
    • A nominated adviser and broker on the £250m placing and admission to AIM of an Indian property fund.
    • A nominated adviser and broker in relation to a fast-track admission to AIM of an Australian copper company.
    • A private equity company in relation to an investment in a UK waste-to-energy company.
    • A private equity company in relation to the acquisition of a Spanish lottery and gaming company.
    • A private equity company in relation to a joint venture in China in the healthcare sector.
    • The vendor of a UK technology company on its sale to a major UK telecommunications company.
    • An AIM listed food manufacturer in the disposal of its meat trading division.

Education Open

  • B.A., Accounting and Law, University of Manchester in 2001.
  • Legal Practice Course, Nottingham Law School in 2002.

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