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David Milne, Partner

David Milne


Practice areas

  • Consumer
  • Corporate
  • Food and drink
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private equity
  • Retail

Practice notes

David is a Partner in our Company Commercial Practice Group. He is a member of the Core Corporate team and specialises in UK and international mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. David also has experience of reorganisations across several jurisdictions for multinational corporations.

David has completed M&A deals for DFS Furniture plc, Raisio plc, Siddall & Hilton, Kier, SimplyBiz, Greencore Group plc, Iron Mountain, Impetus, Frogtrade and Giesecke & Devrient.

David's private equity experience includes acting for Euro Garages on a £1.3 billion investment involving TDR Capital, Inflexion on its £160 million disposal of Ideal Shopping to Blackstone, the shareholders of Allied Glass on two successful disposals, Rutland on its acquisition and disposal of Bernard Matthews, Perwyn on its acquisition of Lowe Rental, the management team of NFT on their buyout deal with Emergevest, Elysian Capital on the buyouts of the Volvox Group, Axis Well Technology and Sambro International and Baird Capital on its buyout of CAV Ice Protection/CAV Advanced Technologies.

David is part of the team that won the 2016 Insider Dealmakers Corporate Team of the Year award (Yorkshire).

David was previously a political lobbyist in Westminster. His clients included FTSE 100 companies, political campaigns and international organisations.

David trained with Eversheds Sutherland.