Emma Raleigh, a managing associate in the London office, is a member of the Corporate Group.

Emma advises on a wide range of cross border corporate matters, including acquisitions and disposals, cross-border mergers and reorganisations.

Emma has significant experience of advising U.S. investment funds on transactions in Europe and the emerging markets as well as assisting them with a broad range of ongoing corporate governance and restructuring issues.

Emma has worked in the Chicago office of an international law firm, and she has also spent time on secondment at one of the world's leading luxury brand groups, the Financial Conduct Authority and Amazon.co.uk Ltd.

  •  Corporate, Private Equity and Growth Capital

    • Advised Harbourvest, Columbia Capital, Oak Investment Partners, Innova Capital in respect of the US$900 million sale of GTS Central Europe to Deutsche Telekom.
    • Advised ABRY Partners in the acquisition of a controlling interest in UK based software business, Thomsons Online.
    • Advised Amwins Group Inc, which is a PE backed global insurance company, in the recommended takeover, by way of a scheme of arrangement, of THB PLC.
    • Advised MVC Capital in the leveraged acquisition of Gibdock Limited, the holding company for the former Royal Navy dockyards situated in Gibraltar at the entrance to the Mediterranean.
    • Advised GFT Technologies AG in respect of their acquisition of the Rule Financial Group.

    Venture Capital
    • Advised Bessemer Venture Partners (and certain other shareholders) on both the Series C and D investment rounds in French online business, Criteo SA.
    • Advised Accel Partners on its successful investment in Vinted.com.
    • Advised Mangrove Capital Partners on its successful Series D1 financing of an undisclosed Russian based, online retailer.
    • Advised Swoop.com, Inc, a Delaware incorporated online advertising business, in respect of their venture capital backed financing rounds.
    • Advised Battery Ventures on the Series A financing of a globally minded online football fan website with operations across Europe.
    • Advised Bessemer Venture Partners on its successful investment in Russian online retailer, KupiVIP, which was Russia's largest ever venture capital investment round.

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