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    Eversheds Sutherland wins Legal Adviser of the Year (UK) at PE Awards

    Eversheds Sutherland has been named Legal Adviser of the Year (UK) at the Private Equity Awards, hosted by Real Deals.

    The award recognises the overall achievement of legal advisers in the calendar year of 2017, reflecting their success in creating value for clients through outstanding execution, commercial awareness and ability to deliver creative solutions to problems, as well as the overall evolution of team and strategy.

    The Eversheds Sutherland PE team has enjoyed a very active 12 months in the PE market including advising Aurelius Equity Opportunities on its acquisition of the European operations of the U.S. company Office Depot, Inc (Office Depot Europe).

    The team also advised client Epiris Managers LLP on one of the winning deals of the night – the sale of Treetops to Busy Bees, the UK’s leading nursery day-care provider.

    Richard Moulton, Partner and head of corporate at Eversheds Sutherland (International), said:

    “This is a fantastic win and one that really reinforces our position as the leading mid-market private equity practice in the UK. Congratulations to the team for their incredible efforts in securing this coveted industry accolade.”

    Eversheds Sutherlands continues to act for a broad range of clients including LDC, Inflexion, Livingbridge, Primary Capital Partners LLP, CBPE Capital LLP, and Phoenix Equity Partners.

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