Jon Fox is a private capital lawyer who advises on private equity buyouts and disposals, growth equity investments, emerging company fundraisings, and strategic mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Fox’s experience includes advising:

Private Equity

  • Astorg and Epiris on their £1.6 billion take-private acquisition of Euromoney, a leading financial news and information business 
  • Equistone Partners Europe and CH&CO on the sale of CH&CO to Compass Group for an initial enterprise value of £475 million 
  • L Catterton on its GP stake transaction and strategic partnership with Hunter Point Capital 
  • Princess Yachts and its shareholders on the acquisition by KPS Capital Partners of a controlling equity interest in the company 
  • CVC Capital Partners on the sale of Theramex, a global specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to women’s healthcare, to Carlyle and PAI Partners
  • CVC Capital Partners on its acquisition of RGI, an independent provider of software solutions to the European insurance industry, from Corsair
  • 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
  • Francisco Partners and BluJay Solutions on the sale of BluJay to E2open Parent Holdings, Inc. for a mix of cash and shares at an enterprise value of US$1.7 billion 
  • Helios Investment Partners on the sale of a 25% interest in Axxela, the largest private sector gas distributor in Nigeria, to Sojitz Corporation
  • 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

Growth Equity 

  • PSG on its strategic growth investment of over €100 million in Visit Group, a leading Nordic-based provider of hospitality software solutions 
  • The Raine Group’s flagship growth equity fund on its minority investment in Castore, a premium UK sportswear brand, as part of a £145 million investment round 
  • SRJ Sports Investment on its minority investment in Professional Fighters League 
  • Farallon Capital and Alpha Wave Global on the Series D fundraising round of HiBob
  • L Catterton on its participation in the £280 million fundraising round for Butternut Box, Europe’s largest fresh dog food brand 
  • L Catterton on its growth investment in Irene Forte Skincare, an Italian luxury skincare brand 
  • L Catterton Europe on its partnership with Maria Nila, the Swedish sustainable professional hair care brand, and investment in Little Moons, a premium dessert brand
  • The Raine Group in connection with the US$145 million Series A financing of Moonbug Entertainment and the US$160 million financing of Voi

Emerging Companies

  • Elwood, a platform providing institutional-grade access to digital asset markets and liquidity venues, on its US$70 million Series A funding round
  • Wolt, a Finnish technology company known for its food-delivery platform, on its €100 million Series F financing led by Goldman Sachs Growth Equity
  • Ometria on its US$40m Series C funding round led by InfraVia Growth 
  • Moonbug Entertainment, a global entertainment company, on its US$125 million Series B financing led by Goldman Sachs Growth Equity and Fertitta Capital
  • Exscientia, the world leading artificial intelligence drug company, on its US$60 million Series C funding round led by Novo Holdings
  • Selina Hostels on its US$125 million Series C funding round
  • Bloom & Wild, a leading online florist, on its £75 million Series D fundraising round
  • Moneybox, the leading digital wealth manager, on its £30 million Series C funding round and £35 million Series D funding round

Strategic M&A

  • Moonbug Entertainment on its acquisition of Cocomelon and its acquisition by Candle Media, a Blackstone-backed portfolio company
  • Darktrace, a global leader in cybersecurity AI, on its acquisition of Cybersprint, a Dutch attack surface management company
  • Bloom & Wild on its acquisitions of Bloomon, an online florist based in the Netherlands, and Bergamotte, an online florist based in France
  • Jersey Telecom on the sale of its Internet of Things division to Perwyn Private Equity
  • The shareholders of Nordcloud, a European leader in cloud implementation, on the sale of the Nordcloud group to IBM
  • The shareholders of Eleusis, a life science company dedicated to unlocking the full therapeutic power of psychedelics, on the sale of Eleusis to Beckley Psytech 
  • Threads Styling and its shareholders on the sale of a majority stake to Chalhoub Group

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)


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