Emily Cridland

  • 99 Bishopsgate
  • London EC2M 3XF
  • United Kingdom

Emily Cridland is an associate in the London office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Corporate Department. Her practice focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions for both strategic and private equity clients, joint ventures, reorganizations, and general corporate matters. Ms. Cridland trained in Latham's London and Singapore offices, gaining a broad range of experience in corporate, public international law and arbitration, project finance, banking, and restructuring.

Ms. Cridland has previously spent time working in-house on secondment to Markit Group Limited, advising on the acquisitions of DealHub and CoreOne Technologies, working on an investment into a fund run by Illuminate Financial, and assisting with other general corporate and commercial contract work.

Ms. Cridland’s representative transactions include advising:

  • Peloton Advantage, a portfolio company of Amulet Capital Partners, in the acquisition of Open Health Communications, a UK-based provider of healthcare communications and market access services
  • Integro Group, a portfolio company of Odyssey Investment Partners, in connection with its acquisition of Tysers Group, London-based a provider of insurance broker and underwriting agency services
  • Netflix on the acquisition of Millarworld, the comic book company founded by Mark Millar, creator of a number of iconic characters and stories, including Kick-Ass, Kingsman, and Old Man Logan, the first ever acquisition by Netflix
  • Astorg Partners on its acquisition of Audiotonix, a global producer of audio mixing consoles   
  • TA Associates on the acquisition of a minority interest in Interswitch, an Africa-focused integrated digital payments and commerce company   
  • ACCO Brands Corporation in connection with its €296.9 million acquisition of Esselte Group, a leading European office products company, from private equity firm J.W. Childs   
  • Sienna Biopharmaceuticals in connection with its acquisition of Creabilis plc, a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company   
  • Onex Corporation on its US$680 million acquisition of Survitec Group, a market-leading provider of mission-critical marine, defense, and aerospace survival equipment   
  • Onex Corporation on its €3.75 billion acquisition of SIG Combibloc Group AG, the second largest provider of aseptic carton packaging globally   
  • RS Platou ASA in connection with its acquisition by Clarksons PLC for £281.2 million   
  • Novo A/S on the sale of its portfolio company, Archimedes Pharma Limited, for £230 million to ProStrakan Group plc
  • Bar Qualification
    • England and Wales (Solicitor)
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Nottingham Trent University, 2010
    • Bachelor of Law (Hons), University of Sussex, 2008
  • Practices
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