Ceri has had success in the Supreme Court in Enviroco v Farstad Supply, and is a go-to silk for schemes of arrangement in the UK and offshore.
Company reorganisations / schemes of arrangement / M&A / takeovers / cross-border mergers include:
SAB Miller/AB InBev – instructed by a major shareholder
The INEOS group’s reorganisation
Wizz Air’s change of domicile & reorganisation
Drax Group plc – restructuring and re-entry into the Official List
Various reorganisations in Jersey
Soho House plc – buyout of founder shareholders and fundraising
Jarvis plc – debt for equity swap
Various UK/German cross-border mergers
Expro – acting for the Takeover Panel when its “put up or shut up” rules were tested.
Fiberweb plc’s acquisition by Polymer Group, Inc
Linton Park plc – acquisition of its minority shareholders by Camellia plc
Various Premier League club share acquisitions
Part VII transfers include:
Aviva plc – the first reattribution to involve a Policyholder Advocate
The Prudential group’s reorganisation
Various transfers for the Ecclesiastical group
Direct Line Insurance plc’s acquisition from Privilege Insurance Company Limited
XL Re’s restructuring of their European operations
Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance plc on various acquisitions
Non-corporate and not-for-profit organisations:
Ceri’s work for companies limited by guarantee and non-corporate organisations has included:
Acting for the Association of British Insurers on the establishment of the Flood Re scheme for flood-risk homes.
Merger of the Grainfarmers and Centaur Grain groups to form the Openfield co-operative
Acting for various London clubs
Loch Lomond Members Golf Club Limited – implementation of revised call arrangements
National Federation of Builders’ reorganisation
Advising various industrial and provident societies and friendly societies.
Interflora – reorganisation of its membership and company structure
Advising various statutory companies