Kay Miles

Senior Associate

Corporate

Kay advises on a broad range of matters including mergers and acquisitions, management buy-outs and buy-ins, restructuring, joint venture arrangements and corporate governance work.

Kay has more than 20 years’ experience on regional, national and cross-border transactions, focusing on corporate deals.

Clients range from entrepreneurs, owner-managers and SMEs to PLCs and private equity investors, across a number of sectors including pharmaceuticals, insurance, manufacturing and service industries.

Work highlights

PRIVATE EQUITY INVESTMENT

Advising the shareholder of leading IFA and wealth management company Skerritt Consultants Limited on £55m private equity investment.


INVESTMENT

Acting for a leading English wine producer in relation to an investment by a third party private investor and the buy out of minority shareholders.


SHARE SALE

Advising the shareholder of a leading stockist and reseller of IT equipment on share sale and major private equity investment.


MANAGEMENT BUY-OUT

Advising on the sale of Ashtons Hospital Pharmacy Services Ltd, involving a management buy-out backed by a private equity investment by LDC.


PRIVATE EQUITY

Advising on the private equity investment into Lightning Fibre Limited, an infrastructure supplier involving fibre-to-premises, by Foresight Group.


COMPANY SALE

Advising on the sale of Posturite Limited, a UK-based market-leading ergonomics company, to US global office supplies manufacturer, Fellowes International Group.


BUSINESS SALE

Advising Southdown Holdings Limited and Sutton Business Centre Limited on the sale of their substantial property businesses at Sutton Business Park and Sutton Business Centre to Netherlands based industrial and commercial property group, Capital Industrial B.V.


FAMILY OWNED BUSINESS SALE

Advising on the sale of specialist family owned insurer, Highworth Insurance Limited to the Aston Lark Group, one of the top five chartered insurance brokers in the country.


COMPANY SALE

Advising on the sale of British Converting Solutions, the UK’s leading manufacturer of box making machinery, to German buyer, Kolbus, part of an international group.


Recent articles

Insights

Five reasons why your company should have a Shareholders’ Agreement

Kay Miles illustrates why having a shareholders' agreement can be invaluable in protecting shareholders and ensuring the smooth running of the business.

10/06/2024

Insights

Getting your business ready for sale or investment – are you ready?

Kay Miles explains how early and regular business reviews can maximise value, minimise issues, and ensure your business is ready for the scrutiny of potential buyers or investors.

23/05/2024