Jon Fox is an associate in Latham & Watkins' London office. He advises clients on UK and cross-border M&A, private equity, and venture capital matters. Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Fox was an associate in the private equity group at a Magic Circle firm and spent time on secondment at a leading European buyout firm.

Mr. Fox’s representative transactions include advising:

  • CVC Capital Partners on its acquisition of RGI, a leading independent provider of software solutions to the European insurance industry from Corsair
  • L Catterton Europe on its investment in Little Moons, a premium dessert brand
  • Celsius Network, a global crypto platform, on its US$400 million investment by WestCap and CDPQ
  • Moonbug Entertainment on its acquisition by Candle Media, a Blackstone-backed portfolio company
  • Jersey Telecom on the sale of its Internet of Things division to Perwyn Private Equity
  • Darktrace on its £1.7 billion initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange and acquisition of Cybersprint
  • Bloom & Wild, a leading online florist, on its £75 million Series D fundraising round and subsequent acquisitions of Bloomon, an online florist based in the Netherlands, and Bergamotte, an online florist based in France
  • Atomico as lead investor in Aiven’s US$100 million Series C funding round
  • The shareholders of Nordcloud on the sale of the Nordcloud group to IBM
  • CVC Capital Partners on the sale of a 30% stake in Domestic & General Group, a UK-based provider of warranty and product protection services, to Abu Dhabi Investment Authority
  • Hellman & Friedman and Blackstone on their €5.7 billion takeover offer of Scout24 AG, a leading operator of digital marketplaces
  • La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) on its partnership with Generation Investment Management LLP and investment in FNZ, a global FinTech company
  • Moonbug Entertainment on its acquisition of Cocomelon, the world’s most-viewed YouTube channel, as well as its US$125 million Series B financing led by Goldman Sachs Growth Equity and Fertitta Capital
  • The Raine Group in connection with the US$145 million Series A financing of Moonbug Entertainment and the US$160 million financing of Voi
  • Wolt on its €100 million Series F financing led by Goldman Sachs Growth Equity
  • Exscientia on its US$60 million Series C funding round led by Novo Holdings
  • Moneybox on its £30 million Series C funding round led by Eight Roads and CNP
  • Selina Hostels on its US$125 million Series C funding round
  • A major UK private equity firm on its US$250 million acquisition of a consumer lawn and garden products business in Europe and Australia*
  • Europe’s largest ice cream manufacturer and its private equity owner on a €3 billion joint venture with a transnational food and drink company*
  • A UK buyout group on its £400 million acquisition of Europe’s leading digital consumer service for personalized products and gifts*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)

Education

  • LPC, College of Law, 2013
  • LLB, Bristol University, 2012