Tom Evans is well versed in the representation of private equity sponsors and portfolio companies in sophisticated cross-border transactions. One client says: "He's on top of everything, extremely hard-working and fantastic to work with."Chambers UK 2019

Tom D. Evans

London
  • 99 Bishopsgate
  • London EC2M 3XF
  • United Kingdom
 
 

Tom D. Evans is an M&A lawyer with over a decade of experience advising on complex mergers and acquisitions and corporate financing arrangements for leading private equity houses, infrastructure funds, and limited partners.

Mr. Evans is a thought leader in the private equity industry. He co-edits PE Views, the Latham & Watkins quarterly publication addressing significant legal, regulatory, and market developments relevant to the private equity industry in Europe, co-edits Latham & Watkins annual European private M&A market survey, and has published chapters in Private Equity: A Transactional Analysis, Global Investment Funds: A Practical Guide to Structuring, Raising and Managing Funds, and in Private Equity Exits: A Practical Analysis.

Mr. Evans is praised for his "good judgement and excellent client manner," with one client noting "He really felt like an island of sanity in a sea of madness at some points. He's a real voice of reason." Chambers UK 2018

Mr. Evans' representative transactions include advising:

Astorg Partners
  • On the acquisition of Audiotonix, a global market leader in the design, engineering, and manufacture of professional audio mixing consoles
  • On acquisitions by its leading multi-jurisdictional corporate services provider, SGG of First Names Group, Lawson Connor, and Augentius
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
  • On the acquisition of an approximate 48% stake in GlobalLogic Inc., a global leader in digital product development services
Catterton Partners
  • On its combination with L Capital and L Real Estate, the private equity operations of LVMH and Groupe Arnault, to form L Catterton
Charterhouse
  • On the acquisition of Mirion Technologies, Inc., a global provider of radiation detection, measurement, analysis, and monitoring products and services
CVC Capital Partners
  • On the joint venture involving the combination of its debt management business, Cordatus, with Apidos Capital Management, the debt management business of Resource America In, to create CVC Credit Partner*
  • CVC Asia on the acquisition of the Infastech group*
Findus Group
  • On the £500 million sale of its continental European chilled and frozen food business
IK Investment Partners
  • On the €500 million sale of Magotteaux, a leading global supplier of grinding media, mill internals, and wear resistant parts*
  • On the sale of Europris, a Norwegian and Icelandic retailer*
  • On the acquisition of Veritas Petroleum Services, a leading global provider of fuel testing and inspection services*
Onex Corporation
  •  On the up to €3.75 billion acquisition of SIG Combibloc Group AG, a global packaging business
Permira
  • On the acquisition of I-MED Radiology Network, a diagnostic imaging provider
  • On the acquisition of the Corin Group, an international orthopaedic implant business, and its  acquisition of Global Orthopaedic Technlogy, a leading Australian orthopaedic implant designer and manufacturer
  • On the acquisition of PHARMAQ, one of the world's leading acquatic health providers to the aquaculture industry*
  • On the acquisition of Akindo Sushiro, a market-leading sushi restaurant chain in Japan*
  • On the acquisition of Dr. Martens, an iconic British footwear brand*
Platinum Equity
  • On the US$1.3 billion acquisition of Wyndham Worldwide’s European vacation rental business
  • On the disposal of Exterion Media, a leading European out-of-home media business

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

 
  • Bar Qualification
    • England and Wales (Solicitor)
    • Victoria (Australia)
    Education
    • Bachelor of Laws, Australian National University, 2001
    • BA, Australian National University, 1999
    Languages
    • English
  • Practices
 
 
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